fail to pay

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Yet he trusted them after a fashion, because he had learned from many and devious dealings with a large assortment of people that the average human being is honest, which is to say that he does not steal his neighbor's stock nor fail to pay his just debts if given plenty of time and the conditions have the explicitness of black and white.
Business minister Nick Boles said: "Employers who fail to pay the minimum wage hurt the living standards of the lowest paid and their families.
PEOPLE could end up in a prison cell if they fail to pay their council tax.
Also, while we are on about thieves, recent surveys nationwide are saying that self service tills have turned shoppers into thieves, with one in five admitting they fail to pay for some of the items.
The Government is also considering fixed penalty notices for late payment and naming and shaming employers who fail to pay out.
Employers who fail to pay the NMW will be named and shamed under revamped plans to make it easier to clamp down on rogue businesses.
PEOPLE who fail to pay a fine after they have been convicted of a criminal offence could lose up to pounds 25 a week in benefits under new Government plans.
Under that scenario, if no funds were available to pay the outstanding withholding taxes when the person assumed control and became a responsible person for the companies at issue, he or she did not willfully fail to pay the companies' outstanding withholding liabilities by not paying those liabilities with funds the companies later generated.
JUNE 1 - Setanta fail to pay the pounds 3m final installment of the SPL 2008-09 TV deal.
Ian Powell, assistant director for planning and public protection said: "The minority who continue to disregard their social responsibility to other residents by failing to clean up after their dog need to be aware that they run the risk of being issued with a fixed penalty notice and being taken to court if they fail to pay it.
Prison is a proper consequence for those who fail to pay court orders.
Delgadillo said this will send a message to potential scofflaws who would fail to pay taxes to the city.