It ain’t necessarily so!

I work for HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and last week the department announced the launch of our new Tax Academy. Among other things, some of our trainee staff will be able to gain a degree accredited by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). I have been part of the HMRC team working with MMU on this project.

The same day, I saw two news reports about this on line – one on the Daily Telegraph site and one from the Manchester Evening News. Both of them had major factual inaccuracies. Continue reading