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City Radio talks shop with London’s business

Plans for London’s Gateway: One of Europe’s largest ports will open later this year. London’s Gateway is being built by twenty miles down the river in Thurrock, in Essex, and is expected to cost up to 1.5 billion pounds.

Dubai-based contractor DP World is building the port, and says that it will generate over 3,000 jobs.

Energy tariffs must be simpler – orders the energy regulator Ofgem.

They have repeated their announcements that energy suppliers will be forced offer customers simpler energy plans and the lowest possible price tariffs.

This comes under the new Energy Bill legislation, and includes reforms such as: 1) companies my offer no more than four core tariffs for each fuel type, 2) bills must show the cheapest tariffs, and 3) consumers will be treated more fairly.

HMRC publishes names – For the first the HMRC has published the names of people and businesses who “deliberately defaulted” on their tax bills.

They say that this naming and shaming process is to really hammer down on the minority of people who are not paying what they owe to the Treasury.

Those named include men from Liverpool, Kirkcaldy, Essex and Bolton.


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