Schmidt has also pulled out of an interview with the BBC, without giving a reason
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Thursday 16 May 2013
Amazon may employ thousands of people in the UK, but its European headquarters is in the tax haven of Luxembourg, where it employs several hundred staff.
Friday 26 April 2013
Starbucks is justified in not paying tax in the UK because it has not made any profits in the country, according a senior figure from the firm that advises the coffee chain on its tax affairs.
Friday 26 April 2013
Starbucks matched Wall Street’s expectations with its quarterly profits, after the world’s largest coffee chain enjoyed a strong performance in the US despite the sluggish economic backdrop.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
World's largest online retailer under renewed pressure to pay corporation tax in Britain
Starbucks joins scheme to help homeless: Buy a 'suspended coffee' and it's banked for someone who needs it
Thursday 04 April 2013
The coffee giant Starbucks has become the first British chain to sign up to a goodwill initiative allowing customers to buy a beverage and reserve one for the homeless.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
It grates when people I've never met start a conversation as if we're old friends
Friday 29 March 2013
Customers pay in advance for a coffee meant for someone who can’t afford one - it's a simple concept which should be introduced to coffee shops in the UK
Turn your home office into a coffee shop (kind of) with website that produces that Starbucks ambience
Monday 25 March 2013
So many people work “from home” at their local coffee shop now that many independent chains are forced to erect signs gently reminding these Wi-fi hogs to, y’know, buy another cup o’joe now and again.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Financial advisers who devise tax avoidance schemes, like the one previously used by the comedian Jimmy Carr, are going to be "named and shamed" as part of a drive to claw back nearly £5bn a year in tax that at present vanishes down loopholes.
Thursday 28 February 2013
Sunday 24 February 2013
If I had a penny for every time I was offered a loyalty card, I'd be on the Forbes rich list. According to recent market research, around 85 per cent of UK households own at least one loyalty card, with 29 per cent of people carrying five or more with them wherever they go. From Co-op Funeralcare to Botox injections, firearms to war veterans, there are now loyalty cards for just about anything.
Monday 18 February 2013
Cameron stresses 'moral' case for companies to pay fair share in return for governments seeking to keep taxes low
David Cameron accused of double standards by keeping Google head as adviser despite corporate tax avoidance allegations levelled at the company
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Prime Minister has been urged to drop Eric Schmidt
Tuesday 29 January 2013
I’m sure Lord Freud would love the chance to swap just one of his eight bedrooms in his comfy mansion for a single sofa
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