This equipment was used to make the potentially fatal alcohol

Killer vodka manufacturers jailed

By Lorraine Mullaney

Three men have been jailed for manufacturing illegal and potentially fatal vodka using industrial alcohol that is normally used in antifreeze and cleaning fluids.

Clare Cheney

Forget the pasty tax: zero rate all takeaways

By Clare Cheney

Widespread press reporting about the so-called 'Pasty tax' after the March budget erroneously gave the impression that the announcement was introducing something new. Not so!

Tax snatchers stall innovation as government tackles debt

Tax snatchers stall innovation as government tackles debt

By Rod Addy

New product development is being disrupted by HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC’s) increased efforts to claw back value added tax (VAT) on food as the government tackles UK debt, according to lawyers and manufacturers.


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