Drone strike challenge

David Cameron is facing legal action over his decision to use drone strikes to kill British terrorists in Syria despite the lack of parliamentary approval for military action.The prime minister revealed this month that a missile fired by an RAF pilotless aircraft had blown up a car containing two Britons near the city of Raqqa,…

hmrc criticised

Adjudicator upheld 85 per cent of complaints about HMRC last year The official Adjudicator upheld 85 per cent of 1,800 complaints about HM Revenue & Customs in the 2014 – 2015 tax year. Some GBP3 million of redress was paid out as a result, much of it consisting of written-off tax. The Adjudicator takes on…

Tips for Student renters

One in four students see full deposits returnedData from the Deposit Protection Service shows that only 27.5% of students receive 90% or more of their deposit back once their tenancy concludes. This compares to an average of around 60% of tenants across the rental sector. The most common reason for deductions was cleaning costs, which…