Britain’s biggest companies should lose their ability to hide their tax affairs behind confidentiality rules, the chair of the powerful Public Accounts Committee has told The Independent.
A former Google executive-turned-whistleblower says he has 100,000 emails that expose an “immoral” tax avoidance scheme used by his former employer, that has “cheated” British taxpayers out of hundreds of millions of pounds.
Here to say sorry?
Mysterious absence led to speculation over whether search giant was hiding an ailing chief
The search engine is taking its quest for knowledge offline at a secluded British hotel
Scientist turned broadcaster Professor Brian Cox yesterday accused critics of the BBC of having "the British disease".
Britain has squandered its great computing heritage, says Schmidt
He will never make a showman. But as Google's co-founder steps up to be its CEO, can he display the business nous to match his genius as an inventor?
Google vowed to step up monitoring of its employees after firing an engineer who rifled through children's email accounts and phone records.
Google was among the first technology companies to shake off the recession last year, but the Internet giant's fourth-quarter report could not satisfy investors' increasing demand for stronger growth.
Eric Schmidt spent his first six years as Google's CEO resisting a push by the company's co-founders to develop their own operating system for personal computers.