Press Releases

No immunity from tax for vaccine avoidance scheme

Sep 04, 2014 11:00 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A tax avoidance scheme which abused the reliefs offered for research into life-saving vaccines to claim back £77 million in tax has been rejected again by a tribunal.

Sep 03, 2014 15:10 BST Allianz Insurance Allianz has today announced that Nationwide Crash Repair Centres and Fix Auto have been selected as its partners of choice to provide mainstream motor damage repair services.

office* previews new products, business services & training for 2014

Sep 03, 2014 14:16 BST office* office*, the UK’s biggest dedicated event for the PA and office manager community, will return for its fifth anniversary edition next month, on 7-8 October at London’s Olympia, with over 175 exhibiting companies. The following is a preview of some of the new innovations being showcased for 2014.

Sep 03, 2014 12:49 BST Like Minds

Woman arrested in VAT fraud investigation

Sep 02, 2014 16:58 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A woman from Co Tyrone has been arrested in connection with a suspected £100,000 VAT fraud linked to the transport industry.

elephant communications appoints Head of Events

Sep 02, 2014 16:49 BST elephant communications Nicky Brooke has joined elephant communications as Head of Events. The newly created role responds to the firm’s increasing work in event management.

Jail for online trader

Sep 02, 2014 15:17 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A Manchester businessman, who pocketed almost £300,000 by failing to pay VAT or Income Tax from his online trading, has been jailed for two years today after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Sep 02, 2014 12:29 BST lunch! Tuesday 23rd September marks the return of the multi-award-winning lunch! trade show to the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. With its focus on new innovations from across the food-to-go sector, this popular two-day event has garnered a loyal following among thousands of buyers from across the UK’s retailing, hospitality, snacking, convenience, and catering sectors.

The iZettle Review - Mobile Solutions for Mobile Businesses

Sep 02, 2014 12:05 BST Spiderweb Online Marketing LTD The sleek, secure and simple iZettle was designed for small and mobile businesses that would benefit from having the facility to take credit and debit card payments without the contract length, high initial purchase costs and long application forms. iZettle has helped to empower businesses with no contract, no commitment, no hidden or monthly fee facilities with their Chip and PIN device.

Three arrested on suspicion of tobacco smuggling

Sep 02, 2014 11:46 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Three men have been arrested, and illicit cigarettes and tobacco seized, after a raid by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected tobacco smuggling plot worth an estimated £2.4 million.