New global standard counts the cost of environmental damage

New global standard counts the cost of environmental damage

Environmental damage costs society enormous amounts of money – and often leaves future generations to foot the bill.   Now, a new ISO standard will help companies valuate and manage the impact of their environmental damage, by providing a clear figure for the...

Furniture boss jailed for £150k VAT scam

A discount furniture store boss has been jailed for a scam that cheated taxpayers out of more than £150,000. Anthony Whitehead, 60, of Bostock Hall in Middlewich, Cheshire, and owner of Warehouse Prestwich, lied on his tax returns to ensure that he paid almost no VAT,...