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LexisNexis congratulate Rebecca Benneyworth on her MBE award

Tolley’s Tax writer and editor awarded national honour for services to tax

LONDON, 21 June 2012 – LexisNexis UK (, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, extended congratulations to Rebecca Benneyworth, tax writer and specialist, Tolley’s contributor and lecturer on her MBE award in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Rebecca has been recognised for her tireless devotion to improving the standard of continuing professional development for accountants, tax advisers and lawyers.

LexisNexis Director of Tax Markets, Chris Jones said: “Rebecca is a person whose skill, tenacity and passion is unparalleled. Her technical knowledge of tax is unsurpassed. She is unquestionably a national tax treasure and is highly respected across the tax and accountancy profession. I am thrilled that she has been recognised for her tireless efforts.”

Tax is a very complex area, and even experienced accountants and tax advisers do not always get it right. In any one year, millions of pounds of tax may be lost to the Exchequer. Rebecca has worked with senior HMRC and Treasury officials to explain the impacts of new laws and initiatives will have on front line tax assessment and collection, helping to reduce the tax gap.

About LexisNexis Legal & Professional

LexisNexis Legal & Professional ( is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.

In the UK, LexisNexis ( online legal solutions include: Lexis®PSL, Lexis®Check and Lexis®Library – named Online Product of the Year at the Legal Technology Awards. Published resources include both Butterworths® and Tolley™. LexisNexis provides the most comprehensive source of legal and tax commentary in the UK.

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