Thank you Ben
A couple of queries,
a] Is the penalty in relation to receiving the money or more generally the fact that they did not register their position within the UK.
b] As they are working on behalf of a Chinese company, are they still required to set up as a partnership (or other form of business) with Companies House.
c] Does this constitute evasion or avoidance
d] Although not laundering, would moving this money to a mortgage repayment count as deliberate concealment (and result in the loss of 100% of the revenue.