Press releases

Music tuner’s VAT fraud falls flat

Music tuner’s VAT fraud falls flat

Mar 07, 2019 13:46 GMT
A Somerset company boss, who fraudulently reclaimed more than £230,000 of VAT, has been...

Openreach Announces 441 Engineering Jobs in the South West of England

Openreach Announces 441 Engineering Jobs in the South West of England

Jan 28, 2019 07:00 GMT
More than 441 trainee engineers will be hired across the South West of England, as part...

Somerset man jailed for tax fraud

Somerset man jailed for tax fraud

Oct 25, 2018 17:47 BST
A Clevedon man who stole almost £650,000 in fraudulent VAT repayments, has been jailed ...

Ten arrested in suspected £35m money laundering and tax fraud raids

Ten arrested in suspected £35m money laundering and tax fraud raids

Oct 06, 2017 15:41 BST
Seven men and three women have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM ...

Somerset accountant jailed for £350,000 tax fraud

Somerset accountant jailed for £350,000 tax fraud

Aug 07, 2017 12:12 BST
An accountant who failed to pay VAT to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in a £358,283 tax ...

Somerset dairy farmers who milked £1.9m from VAT system jailed

Somerset dairy farmers who milked £1.9m from VAT system jailed

Feb 09, 2017 14:44 GMT
A father and daughter who ran a Somerset dairy farm, have been jailed for a total of ni...

Illicit tobacco and alcohol seized in Somerset

Illicit tobacco and alcohol seized in Somerset

Nov 20, 2015 14:12 GMT
An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco and alcohol in Somerset ...

HMRC recovers £20 million from Tax Cheats in South Wales and South West England

HMRC recovers £20 million from Tax Cheats in South Wales and South West England

Sep 28, 2015 15:12 BST
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) today announced that two taskforces taking on tax cheats ...

Morwhenna completes 177 miles by boat, foot and bike for stroke

Morwhenna completes 177 miles by boat, foot and bike for stroke

Jul 06, 2015 15:22 BST
Morwhenna Woolcock, 40, from Bristol has just completed an epic adventure travelling fr...

Gang member jailed for £1.9m VAT fraud

Gang member jailed for £1.9m VAT fraud

Jun 16, 2015 11:57 BST
The final member of a gang, who attempted to fraudulently claim a £1.9m VAT refund, has...