Press Releases

Hair and beauty sector targeted in new national minimum wage campaign

Jul 29, 2015 11:06 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Employers in the hairdressing and beauty sectors who pay their staff below the national minimum wage (NMW) are being targeted in a new campaign announced today.

Marketforce to host its sixth annual conference on The Future of Nordic Banking in Stockholm, 3rd - 4th November 2015

Jul 29, 2015 09:01 BST Marketforce Business Media The Future of Nordic Banking is the region’s leading event, discussing strategies for success and discovering routes to retaining future customers in the face of growing competition.

Coach hid stash of illegal tobacco

Jul 28, 2015 15:01 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) The driver of a coach and his only passenger have each been jailed for 12 months, after 900 kgs of raw leaf tobacco was found hidden behind a false wall inside a shower in the vehicle they were travelling in.

Marketforce launches its eighteenth annual conference on The Future of Retail Banking in London, 1st - 2nd December 2015

Jul 28, 2015 08:42 BST Marketforce Business Media With the most senior line-up in its 18 year history, The Future of Retail Banking promises to be the most unique event of its kind.

Jul 28, 2015 00:00 BST A+ Group Cyclists are set to receive additional policy benefits for bicycle insurance following the launch of bicycle insurance by A+ Insurance.

Testing times ahead for fuel fraudsters

Jul 27, 2015 16:19 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Treasury Minister Damian Hinds visited Belfast and Newry today as HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) unveiled new roadside fuel testing equipment to tackle the trade in illicit diesel.

Six arrested in suspected £4m tax fraud investigation

Jul 27, 2015 14:13 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Six people, one a financial adviser, have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected £4 million Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax evasion and money laundering fraud.

VAT fraudster who stole records from employer jailed

Jul 24, 2015 15:29 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A man who reclaimed £166,000 in fraudulent VAT repayments, using information he stole from his employer, has been jailed.

Record 500,000 people renew tax credits online

Jul 24, 2015 14:36 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) More than half a million people have renewed their tax credits online, 278,000 more than at the same time last year.

County Down businessman arrested in VAT fraud investigation

Jul 24, 2015 13:45 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A 44-year-old businessman has been arrested in connection with a suspected £30,000 VAT fraud, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).