Tag Archives: HMRC

New solution to Tory Cuts

David Cameron has called in the Samaritans. Not for the Tory MPs who moan so much that their condition appears terminal, but for the civil servants forced to deal with angry and frustrated members of the public. Mandrake hears that the charity’s workers have been giving civil servants at departments such as health training in […]

Uncivil Penalties

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to face fines of at least £50 for “preventable” errors in their benefits claims. The government expects to levy more than £60m in these civil penalties in the next four years, it revealed in its welfare reform proposals. Errors could include failure to inform the authorities of a […]