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But judge tells UK Uncut that deal was 'not a glorious episode in the history of the Revenue'
A “sweetheart” tax deal which saved Goldman Sachs millions of pounds was agreed by HMRC to save Chancellor George Osborne from “major embarrassment”, a court has heard.
We’re used to disgruntled employees’ resignations doing the rounds these days. In the internet age, those bitter parting words can be uploaded and forwarded in an instant.
The resignation letter of Groupon CEO Andy Mason is not the first to cause a stir. Many disgruntled workers have used their final days to issue a parting shot to their colleagues, an apology for their incompetency, or even an exposé of their firm’s inner workings.
The big question now is whether there has been permanent damage
The column that runs rings round the rest
Are the kids alright? Not really, to judge by the Traverse’s theatre programme. In Simon Stephens’ Morning, which concludes with words “There is only terror. There is no hope”, the troubled state of today’s youth is laid bare in sinister and brutal fashion.
George Osborne will have plenty to ponder when the Olympic caravan finally leaves town
Former boss Jon Corzine has been castigated over a missing $1.6bn – but it seems he has been framed
Banking is not a vocation. No one becomes a trader in order to follow a childhood dream
A senior executive at Goldman Sachs has attacked a “toxic” and “destructive” environment at the leading investment bank in as resignation letter published in the New York Times.
Where dubious decisions could once be taken in the dark, now the spotlight shines brightly
Rajaratnam appeared the model of success, but his hunger for gaining an 'edge' over his rivals took him beyond the bounds of the law time and time again
Goldman Sachs, the mightiest of the world's investment banks, will reveal a new round of bumper bonus payouts this morning that is expected to average at around $450,000 (£280,000) per person, demonstrating that another year of public fury at bankers' pay has failed to change behaviour on Wall Street and in the City of London.
Site valued at $50bn as bank invests its own cash – and tells richest clients to do the same
China and India are no longer willing to listen to financial advice from the West. The balance of power – economic, social and political – has shifted, and we must accept our fate, says Hamish McRae