Backdating child tax credit
A senior executive at HSBC has been arrested at New York's JFK airport for his alleged involvement in a conspiracy to rig currency benchmarks, according to reports.
Mark Johnson, global head of foreign exchange cash trading in London, was reportedly arrested on Tuesday.
HMRC has allocated 150 staff to help those who may have been affected and said it will assess cases as quickly as possible.
If you believe you had tax credits incorrectly cancelled, call the number on the decision letter and request “mandatory reconsideration”.
If you’re still unhappy then you can appeal to the Social Security and Child Support Tribunal in England, Scotland or Wales.
For Northern Ireland the relevant body is the Appeals Service Northern Ireland.
The BBC reported today that the Government was “close to” signing a new deal with Concentrix before the blunders were uncovered and the deal was swiftly cancelled. Concentrix said in a statement that the termination had come “as a significant shock”, adding that it “did not give us the opportunity to communicate appropriately with our staff ahead of the announcement.” Authorities have launched an investigation into Barclays chief executive officer Jes Staley for trying to identify a whistleblower, the bank said on Monday.
In return, the two businessmen arranged sex parties, cash and lavish gifts.A French court cut the damages owed by rogue trader Jerome Kerviel from €4.9bn (£4.2bn) to just €1m (£860,000).The court ruled on that Kerviel was “partly responsible” for massive losses suffered in 2008 by his former employer Societe Generale through his reckless trades.Nineteen-year old Nicola Mc Kenzie told the Victoria Derbyshire programme on Tuesday that her child tax credits were stopped after she was wrongly accused of being married to a dead 74-year-old man.Jon Thompson, HMRC’s chief executive, said: “We want to reassure customers who have had their tax credits stopped that we will prioritise their cases, and make sure that they are processed as quickly as possible.