Coming to court can be a daunting experience for anyone, but it can be an even bigger challenge for the most vulnerable in our society, especially during the exceptional circumstances we’ve experienced through COVID-19. Our Vulnerability Action Plan details the measures we’ve taken during COVID-19 and what we’ll be doing in 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.
In this blog, Tim Coates, Head of the Prisoner Escort Custody Service (PECS) and Claire Medhurst, Deputy Director of Intelligent Client Capability at HMCTS, describe the steps that are being taken to ensure custody suites in court are safe for all who use them, as well as the measures in place when producing defendants to a court hearing from prison.
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.
In this blog, Helen Measures, Deputy Director of Crime at HMCTS discusses how we are meeting the challenge of running jury trials with multiple defendants whilst ensuring they are safe and COVID secure for all involved.
A blog post from Paul Harris, Operations Director at HMCTS, on the work to make over 250 courtrooms available to safely hold jury trials since the coronavirus pandemic.
Olivia Jorgenson-Aitchison, Head of Public User Engagement at HMCTS explains how members of the public and court users can engage directly with the services we are currently reforming by attending our annual Public User Event, which will be held virtually this year on Tuesday 3 – Thursday 5 November.
Alan Wraithmell, delivery manager, explains how Leeds Crown Court are ensuring jury trials run as safely as possible.
A blog post from Andy Graham, Senior Digital Product Manager at HMCTS, who talk about the latest news from the Family Public Law service.
A blog post from Acting HMCTS CEO Kevin Sadler, who talks about the challenges magistrates' courts have faced due to the coronavirus pandemic.
[English] - [Cymraeg] Many of us who work in the justice system have witnessed at first-hand the widespread and fast-paced changes to our ways of working over the last few months, as we have all had to respond to the …