Posts Tagged ‘account’

Maximum 15 years disqualification for Lancashire-based accountant who conned more than £2.3m out of clients

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

This follows an investigation by North Yorkshire Police and a subsequent investigation by the Insolvency Service.
On the 4 February 2016, District Judge Forrester ordered Mr Langdale’s disqualification for the maximum period permitted by law of 15 years, with effect from 25 February.
Geoffrey William Langdale traded as an accountant in the Lancashire area from 1993, and

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No insulation from disqualification for director who failed to account for missing assets and funds

Comments Off | 12-15-2015

An investigation by The Insolvency Service found that Mr Rushton had failed to account for more than £90,000 assets purchased by his company and had transferred in excess of £122,000 to his partner at a time when he knew the company owed customer money it had received erroneously and had no prospect of repaying. The

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Finances of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust under investigation by Monitor

Comments Off | 08-22-2015

The regulator stepped in after the trust’s finances deteriorated and will look at the underlying causes and identify possible steps that could improve the situation.
The trust, which runs Leighton Hospital and the Victoria Infirmary, reported a surplus last year but its finances have deteriorated and it is projecting a £5.4 million deficit for the 2015/16

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Changes to support in European funding

Comments Off | 08-22-2015

Although applicants have been able to request changes to existing projects, the Marine Management Organisation’s (MMO) are unable to support any further changes from the 11 September 2015.
In addition, as budgets have been exhausted, further funding cannot now be sought and applicants will therefore only be able to re-distribute those funds already secured within existing

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New team of Non-executive board members appointed at the Ministry of Justice

Comments Off | 08-22-2015

Liz Doherty, Sir Martin Narey and Lizzie Noel have agreed to join the board following a public recruitment exercise that ended last month.
They will join Sir Theodore Agnew, who has accepted the role of lead non-executive board member following an open competition.
Non-executive board members are senior figures from outside government, appointed to provide challenge to

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Civil news: exceptional funding guidance in inquest cases

Comments Off | 08-22-2015

The Lord Chancellor has published revised guidance on civil legal aid funding in inquest cases.
The guidance was published on 20 August 2015 and is available on the exceptional funding pages on GOV.UK – see below.
It takes into account the conclusions of the Court of Appeal in the case of Letts v The Lord Chancellor.
Caseworkers
The guidance

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Her Majesty’s Government: June 2015

Comments Off | 06-5-2015

Following The Queen’s approval of the ministerial appointments and resignations announced since the general election, the government is constituted as follows.
Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service

Rt Hon David Cameron MP

HM Treasury

First Secretary of State*, and Chancellor of the Exchequer – Rt Hon George Osborne MP
Chief Secretary to the

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Chancellor announces £4½ billion of measures to bring down debt

Comments Off | 06-5-2015

Making an early start on tackling the public finances in this Parliament, the Chancellor today announced £4½ billion of new measures which will bring down public debt this year, including a major boost to the Exchequer from completing the privatisation of the Royal Mail.
Royal Mail
Addressing MPs as part of the Queen’s Speech debate on the

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Thames Water’s £250,000 fine is upheld by the Court of Appeal

Comments Off | 06-5-2015

The sentencing decision took into account the profit made by the company to ensure the fine is proportionate.
Thames Water had allowed untreated sewage to enter a 143 acre nature reserve owned by the National Trust within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a site of important nature conservation, popular with walkers, schools and naturalists.

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Procurement tips to boost competition and the Northern Ireland economy

Comments Off | 06-3-2015

Government contracts account for over £2.5 billion of public expenditure in Northern Ireland every year and the seminars led by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on 5 June will help buyers and suppliers understand how competition law works for taxpayers and consumers.
John Kirkpatrick, CMA Senior Director Research, Intelligence and Advocacy, said:
Fair competition in public procurement benefits

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