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VAT fraudster fails to dodge justice with forged hospital report

Posted by on 1, Mar 2019 in News | Comments Off on VAT fraudster fails to dodge justice with forged hospital report

A crooked accountant who tried to escape justice by forging a medical report from a Cypriot hospital has been jailed for a £400,000 VAT scam.

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One in every 401 UK adults entered personal insolvency during 2018

Posted by on 13, Feb 2019 in News | Comments Off on One in every 401 UK adults entered personal insolvency during 2018

One in every 401 UK adults entered personal insolvency during 2018

In 2018, over 115,000 individuals were declared insolvent due to unmanageable debt, an increase of over 16% from the year before, and the highest figure for 7 years.

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IT skills shortage after Brexit could affect UK security and economy

Posted by on 13, Feb 2019 in News | Comments Off on IT skills shortage after Brexit could affect UK security and economy

IT skills shortage after Brexit could affect UK security and economy

A massive shortage of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills and knowledge could be on the way post-Brexit putting the UK’s economy and security at risk.

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Which countries in Europe would benefit most from implementing the Paris Climate Agreement?

Posted by on 13, Feb 2019 in News | Comments Off on Which countries in Europe would benefit most from implementing the Paris Climate Agreement?

Which countries in Europe would benefit most from implementing the Paris Climate Agreement?

This graph shows the projected impact of fully implementing the Paris Climate Agreement on the GDP of different countries in the EU by 2030, compared to a ‘business as usual’ baseline forecast. 

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Further decline in household spending at start of 2019

Posted by on 13, Feb 2019 in News | Comments Off on 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 the most marked fall since April 2018.

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Truck crook stole £337k VAT while claiming benefits

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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.

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The truth about leaving debt behind in Dubai – Common questions answered by the debt team at Detained in Dubai

Posted by on 4, Jan 2019 in News | Comments Off on The truth about leaving debt behind in Dubai – Common questions answered by the debt team at Detained in Dubai

The truth about leaving debt behind in Dubai – Common questions answered by the debt team at Detained in Dubai

Loans are sold aggressively to expats, who accept credit to meet the high costs of living in the UAE. 

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Go direct to get tax relief on work expenses

Posted by on 4, Jan 2019 in News | Comments Off on Go direct to get tax relief on work expenses

Nurses, hairdressers and construction workers are among millions of employees being urged by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to go online and directly check if they can claim extra cash back.

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Low-tech solution cuts high fire risks and costs

Posted by on 4, Jan 2019 in News | Comments Off on Low-tech solution cuts high fire risks and costs

With the new GDPR rules in force, councils and housing organisations are required by law to demonstrate that any excess mail delivered to vacant properties is removed & disposed of in a confidential manner. Many insurance policies insist that combustible materials are removed to maintain the fire regulation compliances of vacant sites.

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Q-Park appointed to deliver public sector parking via a national framework

Posted by on 4, Jan 2019 in News | Comments Off on Q-Park appointed to deliver public sector parking via a national framework

Q-Park appointed to deliver public sector parking via a national framework

Q-Park has been successfully appointed to a new four year framework, managed by NHS Shared Business Services, to deliver efficient and flexible parking solutions to public sector bodies. Q-Park has been appointed to provide a wide range of solutions within the framework thereby being able to offer advice and value for money packages where clients are offered tailored solutions to their parking estate.

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