Duty fraud: police action

Illicit alcohol seized from Stoke pub

By Lesley Foottit

Around £60,000-worth of illicit tobacco and alcohol products have been seized from an unnamed Staffordshire pub. An investigation by HM Revenue and...

Police: targeting illicit alcohol with HMRC

New warning on counterfeit sales

By John Harrington

Pubs have been given a fresh warning about the dangers of selling smuggled alcohol after 11 shops had their licences revoked or suspended en masse...

Licensees have been targeted

Tax scam targets hosts

By John Harrington

Licensees have been targeted in a massive internet tax scam that has hit tens of thousands of people. Adnams tenant Alan Randall was sent an email...

Be wary of email scam

Scam email warning

By Gemma McKenna

Licensees are warned that a bogus email saying they're eligible for a tax refund is in circulation. The email resembles an official communication...

Flood-hit pubs' tax break hope

Flood-hit pubs' tax break hope

By John Harrington

Flood-hit pubs may be eligible for tax breaks, the Government has announced. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has said it will: - Defer collection of...

In the line of duty

In the line of duty

As if the smoking ban and licensing changes haven't given pubs enough to worry about, licensees also have to keep an eye on their spirits packaging...

A fist clenching money

Take the strain out of paying

By Ewan Turney

Paying staff on time and the right amount needn't be tricky and time-consuming, says Ewan Turney - just choose the right method: Set up as an...