Upturn in Remortgages Indicates a Summer Surge

NUMBERS of remortgages completed on buy-to-let properties jumped in the second quarter of the year, according to Mortgages for Business, say Bournecoast Property Agents. Mortgages for Business back this up by saying its buy-to-let index found that remortgage deals...
Tax deadline nears for health professionals

Tax deadline nears for health professionals

Health professionals such as physiotherapists and psychologists are running out of time to bring their tax affairs up to date on the best terms possible under a campaign being run by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Over 180,000 people working across the health sector...

Cardiff printer must pay £135k for VAT fraud

A Cardiff VAT fraudster has been told to pay HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) almost £135,000, or serve 32 weeks in jail.  Andrew Allen, 52, had admitted his role in a £145,000 VAT fraud where he produced false invoices showing non-existent sales between an insolvent...
Virgin Trains achieves environmental management certification

Virgin Trains achieves environmental management certification

Virgin Trains has achieved certification to the internationally recognised ISO 14001 Environmental Management System standard.  It is believed to be one of the first UK train operating companies to be awarded ISO: 14001 for its entire operation, covering all stations,...

Four guilty in £30m mobile phone VAT fraud

Four members of an organised crime gang have been convicted of involvement in a £30 million “missing trader” VAT fraud.  HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigators shut down the multi-million pound fraud, which involved the importation of mobile phones and computer...