Press Releases

London woman ordered to repay criminal profits

Apr 20, 2015 16:50 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A London businesswoman has been ordered to repay criminal profits of £207,000 within three months or face a further two years and nine months in jail.

Today's seminar & kitchen demo line-up at Natural & Organic Products Europe

Apr 20, 2015 09:00 BST Natural & Organic Products Europe ​If you weren’t able to attend Natural & Organic Products Europe yesterday, there’s still plenty of great content to enjoy today – including sessions by M&S beauty buyer Louisa Maaldrink, organic pioneer Craig Sams, IFOAM EU president Christopher Stopes, vegetarian chef Jay Morjaria, exclusive research from the Soil Association and Organic Monitor, plus the Natural Health Magazine Beauty Awards.

Today's seminar & kitchen demo line-up at Natural & Organic Products Europe

Apr 19, 2015 09:00 BST Natural & Organic Products Europe Natural & Organic Products Europe opens for business at 9.30am today at ExCeL in London. Over 10,000 attendees (representing supermarkets and multiples, specialist suppliers, international wholesalers and distributors, pharmacies, contract caterers, salons and spas, plus 1000s of independent retail outlets from across the UK) are expected to pack the aisles over two days.

Apr 17, 2015 12:50 BST Allianz Insurance New research from Allianz Insurance has found that it takes, on average, eight months for victims of burglary to feel safe in their home again following the incident. Only 45 per cent return to feeling 100 per cent safe in their home all the time. Surprisingly, one in 10 has resorted to moving house after a burglary.

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2015 opens this weekend – Sunday 19 April

Apr 17, 2015 12:04 BST Natural & Organic Products Europe Natural & Organic Products Europe – Europe’s biggest trade show for natural, organic, fair trade, free-from, vegan, vegetarian, and healthy living brands – opens at 9.30am on Sunday 19 April at the new venue of ExCeL London.

Apr 16, 2015 15:22 BST YFR This year YFR are proud to be supporting the IOF by offering 8 bursaries to charity fundraisers to attend the National Fundraising Convention in London.YFR LTD are a leading professional fundraising organisation specialising in Door-to-Door and Private Site donor recruitment. Applications can be made at : http://nationalfundraisingconvention.org.uk/docs/NFC15_Bursary_YFR02.docx

ALLIANZ WELCOMES NEW BROKERS TO 2015 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

Apr 16, 2015 10:05 BST Allianz Insurance Allianz welcomed 51 new brokers to its Academy Scholarship Programme this week, at a launch event held at Painters Hall in the City of London. Places on the award-winning programme, which actively supports brokers to achieve their CII Diploma in Insurance in 18 months, were allocated to 33 commercial brokers and 18 personal lines brokers.

High Commission worker jailed for £4.8 million tobacco fraud

Apr 16, 2015 09:41 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A Ugandan High Commission worker has been jailed to six years for obtaining 28 tonnes of hand-rolling tobacco and failing to account for over £4.8 million in evaded duty after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

ÅF signs cooperation agreement with RUAG Space

Apr 16, 2015 08:49 BST ÅF ÅF has entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with RUAG Space AB regarding communication technology in space.

Gang leader ordered to pay back £700,000 or face four years in prison

Apr 15, 2015 15:26 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) The leader of a criminal gang jailed for fraud and money laundering has been ordered to pay back more than £700,000 or serve a further four years behind bars.