Posts Tagged ‘exported’

UK risks losing £1.5m Florentine table tops

Comments Off | 04-5-2016

A pair of ornate Florentine pietre dure table tops are at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £1,500,000. Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on the pair so a buyer can be found to keep

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UK risks losing £15m Veronese drawing

Comments Off | 03-30-2016

A 400-year-old drawing by Paolo Veronese is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £15,400,000 (plus VAT of £154,000). To provide an opportunity to keep it in the UK, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar

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UK risks losing £2m modern art sculpture

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

A sculpture by one of the greatest artists of the 20th century is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £2,083,500.
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on Femme by Alberto Giacometti to try to save the plaster sculpture

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UK risks losing £5m portrait by Rembrandt apprentice

Comments Off | 01-26-2016

A portrait by one of Rembrandt’s most talented apprentices is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £5,189,000 (plus VAT of £137,800), Culture Minister Ed Vaizey announced today.
The government has placed a temporary export bar on Portrait of a

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Don’t let this beautiful bird bowl fly the nest: Rare £92k Hans Coper bowl at risk of leaving UK

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

A rare bowl by one of the most celebrated ceramic artists of the 20th century is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £92,291.14.
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on the bowl made by renowned ceramicist Hans Coper,

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£35 million Rembrandt painting at risk of leaving the UK

Comments Off | 10-17-2015

One of Rembrandt’s greatest late portraits is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £35 million.
In order to provide a last chance to save it for the nation, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on a painting by

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£10 million Chinese thoroughbred horse deal announced

Comments Off | 09-12-2014

UK thoroughbred and jump horses can now be exported to China after a crucial agreement was reached with the Chinese authorities helping grow our £7 billion equine industry, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss announced today.
Initially worth up to £10 million a year for the UK economy, the new Export Health Certificate will allow for the export

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Waste – Portsmouth waste tyre boss gets suspended jail sentence and ordered to pay £13,500

Comments Off | 05-17-2014

Mr Brian Wade, sole director of Southern Rubber Products Ltd, based out of Unit 6, West Building, Claybank Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court on Monday 12 May. Mr Wade pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 8 weeks imprisonment, suspended for 12 months, in addition to a curfew order to remain indoors between

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£28m mobile phone VAT fraudsters jailed

Comments Off | 04-13-2014

Brian Murray, Ross Bell, Lonnie Smith and Gary Salter, all from Kent, committed the multi-million pound fraud, claiming fraudulent VATrepayments for mobile phones and computer chips imported from Europe and the United States.
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigators successfully stopped attempts to claim VAT repayments worth over £18 million.
John Cooper, Assistant Director Criminal Investigation, HMRC, said:
This fraud

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