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Online tax summaries available now

Feb 09, 2015 12:58 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) More than eight million taxpayers who filed their 2013-14 tax return electronically by the 31 January deadline can now access their online tax summary.

Transport boss jailed for cigarette smuggling

Feb 09, 2015 12:28 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) The owner of a transport company who attempted to smuggle nearly three million cigarettes into the UK to avoid paying £665,000 in duty has been jailed.

HMRC map pinpoints tax crime

Feb 06, 2015 10:30 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) An online map pinpointing tax cheats around the country together with their crime and sentence has been launched today by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The map allows people to see the impact of HMRC’s enforcement work.

HMRC welcomes National Audit Office report on its effectiveness

Feb 06, 2015 00:01 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) welcomed the report by the National Audit Office published today, which recognised the progress the department has made over the past five years in increasing revenues, reducing costs and improving customer service.

Scandic Hotels appoints Ann-Charlotte Johansson as VP Group Communication & IR

Feb 05, 2015 07:00 GMT Scandic Hotels Ann-Charlotte Johansson will be the new VP Group Communication & IR at Scandic Hotels with overall responsibility for external and internal communication in the company, including PR and IR. Ann-Charlotte, who will assume her role at the beginning of 2015, will also be part of the Scandic Executive Committee.


Feb 04, 2015 10:23 GMT Allianz Insurance Allianz Commercial has promoted Catherine Dixon to the position of head of property and casualty.

Feb 04, 2015 01:38 GMT MYOE As we get towards the end of the year, we start to think about the one we've had and what we'd like to do better next year. This, of course, forms the basis of setting New Year's Resolutions.

Five arrested during cross-border tobacco raids

Feb 04, 2015 00:01 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Five people from Tyrone and Down have been arrested by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers as part of an investigation into a suspected £110 million tobacco fraud.

South Asia's ship recyclers unite in face of possible EU beaching ban

Feb 03, 2015 09:13 GMT TradeWinds Events The inaugural meeting of the Federation of Ship Recycling Associations (FSRA), a collective of the ship recycling associations of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh will take place at the TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum in Singapore on 10-11th March.

New exhibitors announced for Natural & Organic Products Europe 2015

Feb 02, 2015 16:49 GMT Natural & Organic Products Europe A raft of new health products are set to hit the market at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe, as hundreds of companies from around the world prepare to exhibit at Europe’s leading trade event for the natural and organic sectors.