Press Releases

University brought to book over tax avoidance

Oct 03, 2014 10:28 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A tax tribunal has backed HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in yet another tax avoidance case – this time against a university which claimed over £600,000 in VAT.

Property of the week from our Shoreditch Sales Department - Haberdasher Street

Oct 02, 2014 11:23 BST Keatons

Business Support Programme Scoops Award for Collaborative Working

Oct 02, 2014 09:41 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council One of the region’s leading business support programmes has scooped an award for being the most “collaborative” programme in the West Midlands.

Oct 02, 2014 08:47 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has completed the sale of the Burton upon Trent Town Hall Annex and car park to the Department of Education to create a new University Technical College (UTC) for 14 to19 year olds in the area.

Bowls Club Celebrates Successful Mower Grant

Oct 02, 2014 08:05 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Bradley House Bowls Club in Uttoxeter is celebrating after receiving a substantial grant to purchase a much needed new mower to maintain the greens.

Property of the week from our Bow Lettings Department – Temple Court

Oct 01, 2014 17:55 BST Keatons

Flight attendant jailed for smuggling cigs

Oct 01, 2014 14:14 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) The ringleader of a gang that used an airline’s staff discounted travel to smuggle cigarettes through UK airports has been jailed for 21 months today.

End of the road for VAT-evading courier

Sep 30, 2014 15:51 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A Kent courier who failed to pay more than £325,000 in VAT has been sentenced to two years imprisonment after admitting he fabricated his accounting figures in a bid to avoid paying HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Jailed former tax association president and co-conspirator ordered to pay back £5.1m

Sep 30, 2014 14:18 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A former president of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) and a fellow company director who were both jailed for a £5 million pension scheme tax fraud have been ordered to pay back a total of £5.1 million.

Sep 30, 2014 12:13 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Are you a community or voluntary group working in East Staffordshire looking for funding? If so, September sees the launch of the application process for East Staffordshire Borough Council’s annual Grant Aid scheme.