Our estate is complex. We occupy a range of different types of buildings, including older and listed buildings which are not always easy to use, so need modernising to make them fit for purpose. When I first joined the organisation …
Recovery from the pandemic in the criminal courts in Wales follows the same principles as those across the border in England. Our efforts since the pandemic hit have focused on: maximising the use of our existing estate providing additional capacity …
Steven Chapman discusses the successes and advancements of MyHMCTS since it's launch in 2020, reviewing the differences made for professional users, additional services on MyHMCTS and support for the future.
In this blog, Camilla Lees provides an update on the Professional Users’ Access Scheme and how it’s supporting recovery efforts in our courts and tribunals.
Our Acting CEO, Kevin Sadler talks about working together in the safest way possible to keep justice going for every complainant, victim, witness and defendant during the coronavirus pandemic.
A blog post from Daniel Flury, Deputy Director, Tribunals on work to transform the First-tier Immigration and Asylum Tribunal.
Susan Acland-Hood talks about our recovery plan with a focus on the Crown Court – which is where we have some of our most significant challenges, because of the difficulty of doing jury trials with social distancing.
Susan sets out the steps being taken by HMCTS in shifting focus from the emergency response to one of operational recovery in our courts and tribunals.
Craig Robb talks about how HMCTS is safely moving back towards fully re-opening our justice system and how the introduction of a range of enhanced hygiene and safety measures for court users and staff provides the confidence to be able to continue, or return, to work.
Susan Acland-Hood talks about how proud she is of the work to keep the wheels of our courts and tribunals turning in the face of the unprecedented challenges that the coronavirus crisis has brought to our daily and working lives.