Press Releases

Winners of the AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards Revealed

Mar 19, 2015 09:46 GMT AXA PPP healthcare The winners of the inaugural AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards have been announced.

Parents worried about children's digital lives

Mar 19, 2015 07:00 GMT Telenor Norway Telenor publishes results of major study on Internet usage and cyber bullying. 3 out of 4 parents lack knowledge about social media, 2 out of 3 think it is challenging to be a digital role model for their children, and 4 out of 10 are concerned about cyber bullying and their children's safety online.

SMEs must act in a few weeks to maximise tax relief on major capital investments

Mar 18, 2015 18:42 GMT BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions ​SMEs have just a few weeks left to plan major investments in machinery and equipment before tax relief on capital investments is cut to a fraction of its current level, warns BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, one of the biggest providers of lease and hire purchase finance in the UK.

UPDATE – Operation Bannock Seventh arrest during fraud searches

Mar 18, 2015 09:18 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Seven people have now been arrested in the UK, Guernsey and the Isle of Man as part of an investigation, codenamed Operation Bannock, into a suspected £21 million VAT and money laundering fraud. Significant amounts of cash and business records have been seized.

Better mobile coverage on trains

Mar 18, 2015 07:30 GMT Telenor Norway The goal is a better mobile experience for travellers as a result of NSB, the Norwegian National Rail Administration and Telenor teaming up to expand the 4G network along the country's busiest railways - initially around Oslo and Stavanger.

Neopost white paper explains how to cut the cost of customer communications

Mar 17, 2015 14:39 GMT Neopost Neopost Limited, Europe’s leading supplier of mailing solutions, has produced a new white paper explaining how businesses can save money on their transactional and marketing communications. Cutting the Cost of Customer Communications – A Neopost White Paper covers both digital and postal communications and is divided into half a dozen chapters, each focusing on a different area of expenditure.

Strong growth and improved profitability characterized 2014 for Scandic Hotels

Mar 16, 2015 06:30 GMT Scandic Hotels 2014 was characterized by strong growth in revenue mainly as a result of the acquisition of the Nordic hotel chain, Rica Hotels, which added 10,600 hotel rooms and 71 hotels. At the same time, the good organic growth of 10.0% in the hotel portfolio confirms that the Group’s investments in its portfolio and customer offering yielded the desired results.

Prison for Leicestershire VAT fraudster

Mar 13, 2015 16:55 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A Leicestershire businessman who fraudulently claimed to be supplying women’s clothes to Parisian shops so that he could reclaim £670,000 in VAT has been jailed for two years after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Mobile pulse: Who we talk to the most on our mobiles

Mar 13, 2015 11:00 GMT Telenor Norway Norwegian men talk most to their spouse, sweetheart or partner using their mobile phones, while Norwegian women are significantly better at calling their children than men.

Money launderers jailed for 12 years

Mar 12, 2015 12:51 GMT HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A pair of money launderers that helped “clean up” millions of pounds of dirty cash have been jailed for a total of 12 years after an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.