Press Releases

North East VAT fraudster jailed

May 22, 2015 17:12 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A businessman who ran three international export companies from his County Durham home has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) uncovered his £198,000 VAT fraud.

Boasting boss jailed for VAT fraud

May 22, 2015 16:34 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A Newcastle businessman who publically gloated about his company’s ‘record’ turnover has been jailed after investigators from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) uncovered his involvement in a £325,000 VAT fraud.

Ex-HMRC employee sentenced for tax fraud

May 22, 2015 15:41 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) An online trader and former HMRC employee who lied on his tax return to steal more than £12,000 from the taxpayer has been sentenced following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

SITS15: SDI & Cherwell Software unveil new research on service delivery

May 21, 2015 15:38 BST SITS – The IT Service Management Show With just under two weeks until doors open, SITS – The IT Service Management Show has today revealed exclusive survey insights from its official new white paper – ‘Re-think your service delivery: Leap out of the Service Desk fish bowl’, in conjunction with Service Desk Institute and Cherwell Software.

68,000 litres of alcohol seized in overnight operation

May 21, 2015 12:45 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Over 68 thousand litres of alcohol and three lorries have been seized in an overnight operation to crackdown on excise fraud and smuggling in the Port of Dover.

New Nordic Payment Group Challenges Intricate Industry

May 21, 2015 10:00 BST Bambora Today Bambora is launched– a Nordic payment group that simplifies for retailers and can contribute to increased sales. Bambora consists of some of the payment industry’s prime innovators, engineers, financial advisors, marketeers and digital developers with the common goal of simplifying trade between people, in stores as well as online.

Press Invite: SITS - The IT Service Management Show 2015

May 21, 2015 09:04 BST SITS – The IT Service Management Show Reserve your press pass to SITS – the UK’s leading IT Service Management Show, taking place at the new venue of Olympia, London, on 3-4 June.

Nordic business students rank Scandic as the best employer in the hotel industry

May 21, 2015 07:00 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic was ranked again as one of the most attractive employers in the Nordic countries and the number one hotel operator that Nordic business students want to work for.

London jeweller sentenced for tobacco smuggling fraud

May 20, 2015 16:17 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A plot to smuggle over a tonne of shisha tobacco into the UK, costing an estimated £106,000 in lost duty and taxes, has ended with a London businessman being sentenced.

Where there’s no muck, there’s no brass

May 20, 2015 15:59 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A Co Down man, who registered as a farmer to steal over £200,000 in a VAT refund fraud, even though he didn’t own a farm, has been jailed for 10 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).