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02.10.2019

The fightback against Facebook is getting stronger

The fightback against Facebook is getting stronger

Leighton Andrews, Cardiff University for The Conversation Facebook leader Mark Zuckerberg recently took the unusual step of visiting lawmakers in Washington, including President Donald Trump in the White House. The reason? Congress’s anti-trust sub-committee has started demanding documents from Facebook and other big tech firms. It’s… »

04.12.2017

UK and other European governments are racing to the bottom on corporate tax despite Paradise Papers

UK and other European governments are racing to the bottom on corporate tax despite Paradise Papers

Press Release Tax Justice UK European governments are leading a race to the bottom which will see average global corporate tax rates hit zero by 2052, according to new findings out today. A detailed analysis of 17 EU member states and Norway reveals 12 governments have either just cut… »

21.11.2017

Tax campaigners hand Prime Minister petition with 208,000 signatures in wake of Paradise Papers

Tax campaigners hand Prime Minister petition with 208,000 signatures in wake of Paradise Papers

PRESS RELEASE | 20 NOVEMBER 2017 For immediate release Contact: Will Snell, Tax Justice UK / +44 (0)7928 858882 / will@taxjustice.uk Tax campaigners hand Prime Minister petition with 208,000 signatures in wake of Paradise Papers Tax Justice UK, the country’s leading campaigning organisation dedicated to fighting for a fairer… »

06.11.2016

Jeremy Corbyn: we need a transparent, accountable Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn: we need a transparent, accountable Brexit

There is nothing more unpatriotic than not paying taxes, and we have spent too long allowing good employers to be undercut by those refusing to play by the rules. Yesterday, I addressed Class – the Centre for Labour and Social Studies – speaking on how we can reverse six years… »

09.05.2016

300 economists tell world leaders tax havens ‘serve no useful economic purpose’

300 economists tell world leaders tax havens ‘serve no useful economic purpose’

Thomas Piketty, Angus Deaton, Jeffrey Sachs and Nora Lustig join call for more tax transparency. by Oxfam UK. More than 300 leading economists from 30 countries have today written to world leaders warning there is no economic justification for allowing tax havens and urging them to lift the veil on… »

16.04.2015

UK Elections: non-dom tax avoiders

UK Elections: non-dom tax avoiders

By Peter Dombi for Our Broken System This week the Labour Party made a manifesto pledge to abolish the scandalous ‘Non-Dom’ rule, which allows wealthy individuals to avoid paying tax on their foreign earnings, while the rest of us ordinary mortals have to pay all our tax in… »

15.06.2014

Medact: BOOTS is a PUBLIC HEALTH RISK!

Medact: BOOTS is a PUBLIC HEALTH RISK!

Medact, Health professionals for a safer, fairer & better world Tax abuse costs the UK economy £69.9 Billion a year – more than half of the country’s total annual healthcare spend.  Meanwhile, health and social care services are being slashed in the name of austerity and affordability. By undermining public… »

14.06.2014

UK Uncut protest at Vodaphone for Tax avoidance

Press Release. See Photos *Protesters shut down Vodafone’s flagship store on Oxford Street for over two hours.[1] * 10 actions took place across the country including in central London, Cornwall and Manchester.[2] * Flagship store blockaded by mothers, babies and disabled activists Ten Vodafone stores were successfully targeted today… »

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