Month: <span>February 2014</span>

Having thankfully never spent any time ‘at Her Majesty’s pleasure’ – or ever even known anyone who has – I’m not sure how much of a problem mobile phones in prison are.

And although I’m pretty sure it won’t be up there with a metal-file-in-a-book, or a sleeping guard with keys dangling from his pocket, it’s enough of a problem for the Scottish Government to introduce new legislation to allow prison management to interfere with wireless signals to prevent inmates from illegally messaging one another or the outside world.



While much of the UK might still be struggling its way out of recession, the nation’s tech industry is booming  – not only are UK technological firms posting the fastest level of growth in a decade, jobs in this sector have now continued to grow for four years running.