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Health and Safety Executive

Clampdown on construction site safety in Wales

02 September 2013 15:05

Poor standards and unsafe work on building sites in Wales will be targeted this month as part of an annual push to reduce death, injury and ill health in the industry.

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Insolvency Service

Bankrupt jailed for fraudulently transferring property to his children

20 August 2013 16:15

Michael John O’Brien, a bankrupt, has been sentenced to six months’ in prison, at Cardiff Crown Court, for facilitating a fraudulent transfer of jointly-owned property in the period of five years prior to the date of his bankruptcy.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

New powers to protect vulnerable and elderly consumers against rogue traders

06 August 2013 00:01

Victims bullied or misled into buying goods and services are set to be given new rights to get their money back from rogue traders whose unfair practices cost them billions.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Consultation to encourage local areas to identify key economic priorities

31 July 2013 14:00

The government is calling on Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in England and local authorities in Scotland and Wales to identify their economic priorities in disadvantaged local areas.

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HM Treasury

Government to consult on devolution of Stamp Duty Land Tax to the National Assembly for Wales

17 July 2013 12:30

The government will consult on the proposed devolution of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) to the National Assembly for Wales, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander told Parliament today.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Crackdown on holiday industry in south Wales

10 July 2013 13:53

A taskforce tackling tax dodgers in the holiday industry in south Wales and south west England was launched today by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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HM Revenue & Customs

Crackdown on holiday industry in north Wales

10 July 2013 13:15

A taskforce tackling tax dodgers in the holiday industry in north Wales and north west England was launched today by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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Insolvency Service

New measures to streamline insolvency regulation announced

01 July 2013 12:20

Proposals to transfer the regulation of around 60 insolvency practitioners (IPs) from the Government to independent regulators were among a number of new measures announced today by Business Minister Jo Swinson.

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HM Treasury

Ministers welcome agreement on self-financing for local authority housing

25 June 2013 10:30

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Welsh Government Ministers have reached agreement which will enable local authorities to exit the Housing Revenue Account Subsidy (HRAS) system in Wales.

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