Press Releases

Leading Academics Helping Deliver a Bright Future for Rochdale Borough

Jul 31, 2014 13:51 BST Rochdale Borough Council A group of top European academics have spent two days visiting Rochdale borough to suggest ways to improve the area’s long term economic outlook and regeneration plans.

VW Group reports solid H1 2014 business growth despite difficult market environment

Jul 31, 2014 12:32 BST Volkswagen UK ►First-half sales revenue only slightly up on the prior-year period at EUR98.8 billion due to currency-related factors ►Operating profit rises by 0.4 billion to EUR6.2 billion ►Profit before tax grows by 17.5 per cent to EUR7.8 billion ►Net liquidity in Automotive Division remains high at EUR14.0 billion

VAT pharmacy fraudsters jailed

Jul 31, 2014 11:12 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Two pharmacists, who lied about exporting life-saving cancer and HIV medicines to Nigeria, have been jailed for a total of six and a half years for fraudulently claiming £300,000 in VAT repayments.

Property of the week from our Bow Lettings Department -Kitcat Terrace

Jul 30, 2014 14:36 BST Keatons

Construction industry gang jailed for £8 million fraud

Jul 30, 2014 14:33 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A 20-strong gang from the West Midlands, Staffordshire and Manchester has been jailed for almost 90 years for stealing more than £8 million in a sophisticated tax fraud.

HMRC clocks up another win over NT Advisors

Jul 30, 2014 11:33 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has secured its eighth tribunal win in a row against tax avoidance schemes run by NT Advisors.

Property of the week from our Kentish Town Sales Department – Bardolph Road

Jul 29, 2014 18:09 BST Keatons

How to Get a Helping Hand with Housing Costs

Jul 29, 2014 11:23 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is reminding residents in receipt of housing benefit or Universal Credit (UC) who are still facing difficulty paying their rent that they may be entitled to further financial help.

Property of the week from our Hackney Lettings Department – Dunlace Road, E5

Jul 28, 2014 15:41 BST Keatons

Businessman sentenced in £10m money laundering fraud

Jul 28, 2014 12:23 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A Nottingham man, whose business was used to launder £10 million of money obtained by criminals, has been sentenced following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).