Monthly Archives: October 2010

RAVAS and LVCR in the Media

What happened to ‘substance’ Mr. Osborne?

The  letter below was received by the MP of one of our contributors from Mr George Osborne MP before the Conservatives got in to power and he became Chancellor of The Exchequer.   In the letter he makes it quite clear that his party takes the exploitation of LVCR very seriously and hints that if the […]

20% VAT makes exploitation of LVCR even more tempting

With the government continuing to state that “The implication that businesses are simply setting up on the Channel Islands to take advantage of this relief is not true”, the Guardian published an interesting article just recently about The Hut Group who are the fast growing firm behind the CD and DVD sales for companies such […]

Richard Allen – Open Letter to the Chancellor

The below is an exact copy of an open letter written by one of our contributors, Richard Allen to the Chancellor of the Exchequer in which he explains the effect LVCR exploitation is having on both UK businesses and the Treasury. Dear Mr. Osborne I am writing directly to you to inform you of a […]

Cue Entertainment – Some Interesting Quotes

The Digital Home Entertainment Trade magazine Cue Entertainment recently published an in-depth overview of the exploitation of LVCR and the effect that it is having on mainland businesses. The full article can be obtained at but below you will find a number of interesting quotes from the article. “ The previous government denied there […]