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£800,000 tax fraudster jailed for five years

altA builder from Canterbury who submitted fraudulent VAT repayment claims to HMRC regarding his building companies has been jailed for five years.

Wayne Morris Harrison, 52, pleaded guilty to two counts of cheating the public revenue, after using his building firms, David Charles Homes Limited and Weybridge Homes Limited, to fraudulently claim VAT refunds worth £812,250.

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Housebuilding couple convicted of £600,000 fraud

altA Yorkshire couple have been convicted after pleading guilty to a £600,000 VAT fraud involving a housebuilding company.

Craig and Tracy Taylor, from Wortley in South Yorkshire, were convicted of fraud and money laundering, as the cash was passed through their personal accounts.

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New Director and Assistant Director sought by King's

altThe Centre of Construction Law & Management King's College London is looking to appoint a new Director and Assistant Director within the next 12 months. The Centre established the original MSc course in Construction Law & Dispute Resolution and continues to be involved in other programmes in London and Dubai as well as supervising research degrees.

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Government 'can't guarantee' uptake of its standardised PQQ

altThe government cannot guarantee it is using its own standardised PQQ process in Whitehall construction procurement.

Government 'can't guarantee' uptake of its standardised PQQ

As part of its drive to slash red tape, each government department was supposed to ensure it was using the standard form as of January 2011.

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The Duke of Westminster in Belgravia basement battle

altLegal row with Constance Long Term Holding over over basement extension in goes to court.

The Duke of Westminster and two other Grosvenor Estate trustees are being taken to court in a wrangle over proposals to extend a house in one of the most exclusive parts of London.

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