The OECD has unveiled its grand plan to curb multinational tax avoidance. But will it really force global firms to pay their fair share?
Girls lack confidence in their ability in maths and science and are therefore put off from applying for jobs in engineering and computing, a new study from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows today.
Sir Michael Wilshaw argues that poverty is no longer the major determinant of whether a child will fail
UK workers can expect a pension worth just 32.6 per cent of final pay when they retire, compared to a 54.4 per cent average across the OECD
OECD predicts 1.5% growth this year, up from May forecast of 0.8%
Six of Britain’s largest financial services firms are examining their involvement with BT after accusations that it inadvertently aided American drone strikes in Yemen and Somalia.
Mums are now not only bringing home the bacon (on a budget), but are cooking it, serving it and washing up the plates afterwards
Young people in the UK spend more time out of work or on the dole than their counterparts in other western countries, according to an influential report out today.
Teachers have the sixth highest salaries in the developing world
Male migrants in the UK have had higher levels of employment than 'native-born men' from 2007
An international deal to crack down on secretive tax havens is in jeopardy after the British Crown Territory of Bermuda refused to sign up to new transparency rules.
It is a funny time in Italy. On paper the country's economy has now shrunk for seven consecutive quarters, making it the longest recession since the Second World War, and leaving it some 8 per cent below the peak reached in 2007.
After taxes, the richest 10 per cent earned 9.5 times the income of the poorest 10 per cent in 2010
OECD reports budgets are down by 4 per cent but Britain sticks to foreign-spending target
Google's Chairman Eric Schmidt said £2.5 billion tax avoidance 'is called capitalism'