Treasury staff are to be given smaller desks an less space in a bid to
crowbar more workers into the department’s Whitehall building.
The Financial Times reports that 1.700 staff currently work in the building
at 1 Horse Guards but the chancellor, George Osborne, believes hundreds more may
accommodated through a different use of the space.
The FT reports one insider saying the space is “under utilised”.
The Horse Guards building, which is already shared with HM Revenue &
Excise has undergone a huge remodelling and was fitted out as a more open plan
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
UK-based non-doms have paid ten times more tax than the average taxpayer, raising concerns over the Brexit impact on non-dom contributions and therefore, the economy
A senior MP has questioned the impact of HMRC’s decision to undertake yet another radical overhaul of its internal structure
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