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Who the hell are Glencore?

A few weeks ago the name meant nothing to most people.  Now we suddenly have Glencore floated on the London stock exchange and we’re being told that this multi-national company seems to own a sizeable chunk of the most important … Continue reading

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Budget Smudget

Let’s bring the tax talk up to date for a while.  Wednesday’s budget, would according to George Osborne bring in an extra £1bn a year by tackling tax avoidance. George’s budget claims to be a plan for growth, a key … Continue reading

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Alright for some – Tax havens part 2

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Alright for some

I’ve been reading a book called Treasure Islands by Nicholas Shaxson: tax havens and the men who stole the world.  This is an excellent, if scary, book that has really brought home to me what an evil tax havens are. … Continue reading

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