Six jailed for total of 45 years as HMRC smashes £100m fraud

Six jailed for total of 45 years as HMRC smashes £100m fraud

Six members of a crime group have been jailed for a £107.9 million fraud in one of the UK’s biggest tax crimes. They were given sentences totaling 45 years for devising a fake eco-investment scheme as a tax break for wealthy investors. In the latest of a string of...
Christmas Party Etiquette

Christmas Party Etiquette

The dos and don’ts of the office Christmas party Office Christmas party season is approaching rapidly. Regardless of what industry you work in, this is the time to let go and reward yourself for all your hard work over the past year; and what a year it’s been!...
Hemp – the new composite material

Hemp – the new composite material

It began in 2012 as a small-scale research project. Today it is a rapidly growing environmental venture. All thanks to ordinary hemp. “Using natural fibre as reinforcement instead of glass fibre and carbon fibre is both strong and environmentally sound,” explains...
What’s going on with Brexit and the Irish border?

What’s going on with Brexit and the Irish border?

As Brexit negotiations reach a critical juncture, the question of what to do about the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland – the only point where the UK will continue to meet the EU – has become critical. Here’s what you need to know. What is happening in...