Why Electronic Tag Compensation Claims May Increase

Things are about to get more complicated for anyone wearing an electronic tag, and a lot more expensive for Capita PLC. Kevin Donoghue, Solicitor Director of Donoghue Solicitors, explains why.   New Electronic Tag Contract   This week the Guardian reported how Capita, the public services outsourcing company, has been awarded a six-year contract to… Read more »

Charity begins at home for Donoghue Solicitors

By Kevin Donoghue, Solicitor Over the weekend of the 5th and 6th July a team from Donoghue Solicitors are attempting the National 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of a local charity, Bootle-based Brunswick Youth and Community Centre. We hope to raise £3,000 so the Club can provide activities to local young people during the summer…. Read more »

Metropolitan Police Joke Is On You

By Kevin Donoghue, Solicitor Q: How many Metropolitan Police officers does it take to change a lightbulb? A: None. They pay someone else to do it at £100 a time. Sadly, this is not a joke. According to this report in The Telegraph,  the Metropolitan Police (‘the Met’) has agreed to pay Interserve PLC, a… Read more »

Should Serco and G4S continue electronic tagging?

  By Kevin Donoghue, Solicitor Director at Donoghue Solicitors I read on the BBC website today that Chris Hyman, the Chief Executive of Serco, has resigned. This follows yesterday’s resignation of G4S’s Chief Executive, Richard Morris. Both companies provide security and other services, such as electronic tagging, to the UK government. The use of electronic… Read more »