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October 2015

New scam targeting newly incorporated companies

We have been made aware of a new scam that targets newly incorporated companies. Shortly after incorporation a letter is sent to the new company’s registered office claiming to be from “Register of Companies and Businesses” the wording of the letter is as follows;

5p carrier bag charge comes into force

Carrier bag charges began in England on 5 October 2015. For a large retailer the minimum charge is 5p for single-use plastic carrier bags. For small or medium-sized businesses no charge is required but can be made on a voluntary basis.

Autumn Statement date announced

The government has announced that the date of the Autumn Statement will be 25 November 2015.