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Build UK’s #StopReverseVAT campaign has reached more than 1.2 million social media users in its first week.  Whilst the Treasury’s position is still to introduce Reverse VAT on 1 March, the campaign is gathering pace and traction with an Early Day Motion being tabled by Kirsten Oswald MP calling for the Government to reconsider the implementation of Reverse VAT. […]


Pension scams

B&CE Peoples Pension has been working hard to raise awareness around pension scams. Pension scams wreck lives. B&CE Peoples Pension estimate that as much as £14.6 billion may have been defrauded from UK pension savers and their report with the Police Foundation shared the need for greater powers to tackle the growing problem of scammers […]


National Apprenticeship Week 2021

“Build the Future” is the theme for NAW2021, taking place between 8 and 14 February 2021, aiming to encourage everyone to consider how apprenticeships help individuals to build the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career.   The 14th annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships, taking place across England, will showcase the impact apprenticeships can have on communities, […]