Retailers and academics join Conservative Government’s efforts to tackle acid attacks

Some of the country’s largest retailers and independent business leaders have pledged not to sell the most harmful corrosive substances to those under 18 years of age. This move is part of a series of voluntary commitments proposed by the Government, which has now published the...
Posted On 12 Jan 2018

Home Office announces package of new measures designed to tackle violent crime

Prison sentences for those who repeatedly carry corrosive substances without good reason for doing so are among a set of new laws being proposed by the Home Office with the key aim of tackling serious violence. The measures include a new offence of possession of a corrosive...
Posted On 16 Oct 2017