Press Releases

Health Tech Finalists Revealed

Jan 30, 2015 09:21 GMT AXA PPP healthcare AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards Shortlisted Entries to be Showcased at the Design Museum

​Illicit tobacco and alcohol seized in Crewe

Jan 29, 2015 16:44 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco and alcohol in Crewe uncovered more than 14,400 illegal cigarettes and over 142 litres of alcohol.

Illicit tobacco and alcohol seized in Stoke-on-Trent

Jan 29, 2015 16:33 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco and alcohol in Stoke-on-Trent uncovered more than 25,000 illegal cigarettes, 12 kilos of hand-rolling tobacco and 19 litres of alcohol.

Eleven arrested on suspicion of laundering £50m

Jan 29, 2015 14:30 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Eleven men have been arrested by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on suspicion of laundering the proceeds of a multi-million pound alcohol and VAT fraud.

Two arrested in Co Tyrone tax fraud investigation

Jan 28, 2015 15:34 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Two businessmen from Co Tyrone, believed to be connected to a suspected Income Tax and VAT fraud estimated at £640,000, have been arrested as part of an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Drop in to stay safe online

Jan 28, 2015 14:34 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Drop-in sessions in libraries and community venues across Wales will be offering advice on using the internet safely next week (commencing 9th February). Welsh Government digital inclusion programme, Communities 2.0 is offering sessions which will concentrate on issues such as password security, using personal information online and social media as part of Safer Internet Day 2015.

Suspected £12 million tobacco fraud foiled

Jan 28, 2015 13:37 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Three men have been arrested in connection with a suspected £12 million tobacco fraud as part of an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Tobacco and cash seized in West Midlands raids

Jan 28, 2015 13:05 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) More than one million suspected illicit cigarettes have been seized during an operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco in Birmingham and Smethwick.

​A Hollywood actor will launch a new cinema experience in North Wales.

Jan 28, 2015 10:22 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Two Wales Co-operative Centre clients are working together to bring a new cinema experience to Old Colwyn. Charity TAPE, has teamed up with social enterprise, Crest Co-operative, to launch a Sofa Cinema. The Sofa Cinema experience will open on Saturday 31st January from 7pm in Old Colwyn, with a special screening of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' hosted by Hollywood actor, Spencer Wilding.

London beauty businesses caught out in minimum wage blitz

Jan 28, 2015 09:55 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A crackdown on businesses failing to pay the National Minimum Wage in Hackney has found five employees who are potentially owed over £3,500 in unpaid wages.