Press Releases

Customs raid illegal fuel operations

Nov 25, 2014 13:17 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Two suspected diesel laundering plants, capable evading an estimated £12 million in duty between them, have been dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in Essex and Merseyside.

BIMobject® partnership helps Skanska UK to support its supply chain

Nov 25, 2014 13:02 GMT BIMobject® Skanska UK has announced a strategic partnership with BIMobject®, which is a significant step forward in its building information modelling (BIM) strategy. Skanska’s award-winning approach to BIM has been recognised throughout the construction industry. The partnership will enable more collaborative working between Skanska and its supply chain.

Nov 25, 2014 10:40 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) An illegal tobacco processing factory has been discovered at an industrial unit in Bishop’s Waltham, Hampshire.

Nov 25, 2014 06:10 GMT Jesmondstudentaccommodation.com At Jesmond student properties, queues at showers are to be expected. Plan by packing few long robes, comfy towels, some flip-flops, a shower caddy to tote the cleaning gels and shampoo. If you expect the housemates to clean up after they've been in the shower, be considerate and polite, do the same!

Nov 21, 2014 22:52 GMT London SilverBlack Executive Cars Pty Ltd London SilverBlack won the Bronze award for Best Start Up at the Professional Driver Qsi Awards at last night’s Black Tie award ceremony held at the Effingham Park Hotel in Gatwick. London SilverBlack Chauffeurs is the brainchild of Sydney Grand Parents Bruce & Rhona Haley.

Family smuggling gang sentenced

Nov 21, 2014 17:33 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A gang of North East smugglers, including four members of the same family, has been sentenced today after their £750,000 tobacco smuggling ring was smashed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Nov 21, 2014 16:53 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) The director of a Cambridgeshire company who ignored trade sanctions and exported over £3 million worth of banned products has been told that he and his company must pay over a total of £1.14 million of criminal profits within six months.

Government strengthens safeguards for direct action to recover debts

Nov 21, 2014 09:33 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Plans to recover tax and tax credit debts directly from the bank accounts of people and businesses who refuse to pay what they owe will include strong safeguards to protect vulnerable taxpayers, the government announced today.

Nov 20, 2014 16:31 GMT Next Level Information Major classification society and equipment manufacturers confirmed to join other industry experts at first ICHCA seminar on container lashing and securing

Cigarettes seized in Manchester

Nov 20, 2014 15:21 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A man has been arrested after 1.37 million suspected smuggled cigarettes were seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in Manchester yesterday.