Further decline in household spending at start of 2019

Further decline in household spending at start of 2019

Visa’s UK Consumer Spending Index, compiled by IHS Markit, pointed to a weak start to 2019, with expenditure falling for the fourth month running. Moreover, household spending was down -1.3% year-on-year in January (-0.9% in December) to signal...
Truck crook stole £337k VAT while claiming benefits

Truck crook stole £337k VAT while claiming benefits

A truck dealer from Liverpool who stole £337,000 in VAT while claiming benefits has been jailed. John Doyle, 37, of Albion Street, Everton, traded more than £3 million of vehicles and pocketed the VAT he charged on every sale, a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)...