Monthly Archives: June 2011

VAT – Checking the Numbers

Having an invalid VAT number amongst the documentation when the VAT-man investigates you can be a costly problem. However, there are ways to minimise this risk. The two danger areas for invalid VAT numbers are:- – suppliers pretending to be … Continue reading

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The Bribery Act July 2011

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has published detailed guidance setting out the approach they intend to take to prosecution of offences under the Bribery Act 2010. In addition, the Ministry of Justice has issued guidance on the procedures which organisations … Continue reading

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What does the end of cheque guarantee cards and cheques mean for business?

On the 16th February 1659, towards the end of Oliver Cromwell’s Commonwealth period, the first cheque anyone knows about was issued. By 2019 (360 years later) we are likely to have seen the last! The first step towards extinction of … Continue reading

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