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Prosecutions Up 53% As Tax Man Gets Tough On Fraud

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Prosecutions for tax dodging jumped by more than half last year as HM Revenue and Customs stepped up the drive against fraud. As a result, lawyers are warning taxpayers and businesses to put their finances in order to avoid HMRC prying in to their affairs. Figures released by HMRC show 240 taxpayers and businesses were … Read more

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Savers Need To Take Control Of Their Pensions

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Retirement savers are failing to review their pension plans and are not saving enough to fund their later years, according to new research. Around 14% of British savers with private pensions have not bothered looking at the performance of their plan in the last three years, says a survey by Duncan Lawrie Private Bank. Around … Read more

Asian Economies Dig In For Currency War

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They said it wouldn’t happen, but now economic analysts say there is a currency war in progress. The issue is that Japan has begun to devalue the yen in a bid to make exports cheaper, which in turn will help boost its flagging economy and boost its GDP. Though like most things in life there … Read more