Three NHS managers reportedly received redundancy payments totalling nearly £1m - even though they continued to work for the health service.
National Audit Office
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Monday 22 August 2011
Confidence among businesses has fallen to its lowest level since the recession, with an increasing number seeing tax and red tape as major challenges, according to report published today.
Monday 15 August 2011
Thursday 11 August 2011
Sheriff officers have visited Ibrox as Rangers' dispute with the taxman continues, serving papers as part of the process of payment.
Monday 01 August 2011
Sunday 31 July 2011
Richard Price, the new rail regulation boss, has blocked Network Rail's £15.6m long-term management incentive proposals as he looks to overhaul the track operator's controversial bonus culture.
Monday 25 July 2011
Thursday 21 July 2011
The debt-laden directories group Yell may have unveiled a shiny new strategy last week, but there were the same old woes yesterday as it revealed revenues and earnings had fallen.
Monday 18 July 2011
Saturday 16 July 2011
Soaring oil prices are prompting people to ditch their cars and to holiday in the UK, FirstGroup, which runs the FirstGreat Western and ScotRail train services said yesterday.
Monday 11 July 2011
Friday 08 July 2011
Nearly a fifth of MPs do not believe they should have to provide receipts to back up expenses claims, according to a survey. And 23 per cent argue that no major changes were needed to the old Westminster allowances system – despite evidence of widespread abuse.
Monday 04 July 2011
Friday 01 July 2011
Almost half a billion pounds was wasted in a project to build fire control rooms that was flawed from the start because it failed to win the support of fire and rescue services.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Almost 5 million people will face fresh tax confusion in the next few months, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has admitted. In the next two weeks it will start sending revised calculations of tax due for 2010-11. Some will receive cheques after Revenue calculations revealed that they overpaid tax, while others will be hit by demands for underpaid tax.
Monday 27 June 2011
Britain's co-operative sector outperformed the wider UK economy last year in a boost for businesses owned by their employees or customers. Co-operatives UK said the combined turnover of mutual organisations rose 4.4 per cent last year. The biggest growth was at employee-owned firms such as John Lewis and Suma Wholefoods, while the customer-owned Co-operative Group's £14bn revenue made it the biggest business.
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