Press Releases

Rochdale clothing boss jailed for VAT fraud

Nov 19, 2014 14:49 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A Rochdale businessman, who pocketed nearly £1.25 million in two VAT repayment frauds, has been jailed for five years after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Nov 19, 2014 12:01 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council As the end of the year approaches and the refurbishment of the leisure centre continues at pace, East Staffordshire Borough Council has announced that Uttoxeter Leisure Centre will reopen to public on Saturday 17th January 2015.

Cash Boost to Local Businesses as £200,000 Business Development Fund Is Launched

Nov 19, 2014 11:56 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council Dozens of businesses across East Staffordshire are set to benefit from East Staffordshire Borough Council’s latest injection of cash delivered through its Business Development Fund (BDF). Over 200 businesses made enquiries when the fund was first launched in 2013, with the Council expecting equally high levels for the second round.

The Best Friend Spend: Half Of UK Adults Worry About The Cost Of Friendship

Nov 18, 2014 10:56 GMT Post Office Media - Half (49 per cent) of UK adults have concerns about the cost of their friendships - In the last year UK adults spent an average £158 on gifts for their best or closest friend - One in six (16 per cent) have used their overdraft to cover the price of a present - Four in ten (43 per cent) of 18-34s have lied about being busy to avoid the expense of celebrating with friends

Bonafidee’s ID verification and e-signature service adopted by Shawbrook

Nov 17, 2014 15:00 GMT Bonafidee Shawbrook, the specialist savings and lending bank has adopted Bonafidee’s electronic signature, (e-signature), technology.

Southampton man arrested on suspicion of fraud

Nov 17, 2014 12:01 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A businessman from Southampton has been arrested on suspicion of evading Income Tax, excise fraud and money laundering offences.

Money transfer boss jailed

Nov 17, 2014 11:57 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) The owner of a money services bureau in Dudley has been jailed for 12 months for failing to comply with regulations to help combat money laundering.

Doctor sentenced for tax fraud

Nov 17, 2014 11:42 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A London GP who under-declared his income by £700,000 in a tax fraud has been sentenced after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Nov 17, 2014 09:16 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Fans of the building sensation that has taken over the internet and many people’s spare time are being offered the opportunity to use their online building skills to recreate Swansea in Minecraft.

Nov 17, 2014 09:12 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum fans can take a digital trip down memory lane on Thursday 27th November when an empty office space will be turned into a treasure trove of home computer memories.