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  • 26 Aug 2018 9:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The proposals were set out in a consultation document designed to seek views on how to tackle "those who own or manage" companies who cause the companies to engage in "tax avoidance, evasion or repeated non payment of taxes" and then use the insolvency process so that the company avoids paying the tax.

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/august/director-liability-tax-debts-uk/

  • 26 Aug 2018 9:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former head of a Birmingham logistics firm has been banned from being a company director for nine years after falsely claiming £1 million worth of work to secure advance payments from lenders.

    https://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/lengthy-ban-logistics-boss-after-15051170

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Preying on over 55’s down to new rules that allow them earlier access to their pension pots, fraudsters use a variety of tricks to scam victims out of their hard-earned money.


    https://www.cashlady.com/news/employment-woes-and-pension-fraud-targeting-older-workers/

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A dishonest plumber who charged an elderly victim almost three times the going rate for a bathroom refurbishment that experts called ‘unsafe’ has been sentenced for Fraud and Consumer Protection offences.


    https://www.tradingstandards.uk/news-policy/news-room/2018/north-devon-plumber-sentenced-for-fraud-and-consumer-protection-offences

  • 12 Aug 2018 9:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An exclusive analysis of police recorded crimes reveals that in 2017/18 there were 37,527 committed against businesses including crimes like shoplifting, burglary, robbery, theft by an employee, making off without payment and theft from an automatic machine or meter.

    https://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/finance/birmingham-businesses-falling-victim-eight-14997652

  • 06 Aug 2018 10:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Accountant used credit cards and spent £43,000 of his employer Amnesty International’s money on pursuing a luxury lifestyle

    https://economia.icaew.com/news/july-2018/amnesty-international-accountant-jailed-for-fraud

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:56 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A property agent who misspent £700,000 in rent he had collected for his clients has been sentenced to five years in prison

    https://www.cps.gov.uk/cps/news/property-agent-jailed-spending-ps700000-his-clients-money

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former motor racing team manager who funded his multimillion-pound lifestyle by diverting company assets has been jailed for 10 years.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/motors/2018/08/03/former-motor-racing-team-boss-jailed-for-multimillion-pound-fraud/

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A woman who had a business exporting second-hand clothes to developing countries has appeared in Jersey's Magistrate's Court charged with fraudulently using more than £200,000 given for items for her own use.

    http://www.itv.com/news/channel/2018-07-31/woman-charged-with-fraud-over-recycling-business/

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