Property fraud – how to prevent it

Over the last 18 months, a team of fraudsters have managed to sell a total of 21 properties for some £700,000 – unbeknown to the actual owner, Severn Trent Water. The gang of four were found guilty this month after a long-running investigation. While property fraud is rare, it does happen, and when it does, […]

Farmers could receive VAT repayment

A ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) could mean that UK farmers who were incorrectly removed from a VAT simplification scheme may be entitled to a repayment of VAT or compensation from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).