Household spending falls slightly in July

Visa’s UK Consumer Spending Index, compiled by IHS Markit, pointed to a renewed fall in consumer spending at the start of the third quarter. Although the reduction was only slight (-0.9% on the year), this compared to increases in expenditure in the prior two months....
2018 Market Confidence Survey

2018 Market Confidence Survey

At Office Experts, we believe it is crucial to understand the impact Brexit will have in our Industry. We surveyed a select group of Industry Thought Leaders on the effect Brexit may have on their business in 2018.A variety of Industry Sectors took part in our Market...
Gambling Hampshire builder jailed for VAT fraud

Gambling Hampshire builder jailed for VAT fraud

A former builder, who falsely claimed £750,000 of VAT repayments to pay for gambling and living expenses, has been jailed for two years and eight months. Peter Howes, 58, of Waterlooville, Hampshire, submitted fraudulent VAT returns to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)...