The journey home – 'home' still being the word I instinctively use for the house I grew up in, atop of wild Welsh hillside, even if today it's where I go to escape everyday life – begins with bustle. The battle on the Tube with a case, the dash around Euston juggling handbag-paper-coffee-lunch. It's wise to stock up: the journey to Pen-y-Bont takes over four hours, via Crewe and Shrewsbury. It's very much not the route a crow would fly...
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Monday 15 July 2013
The ‘closest thing’ to a CEO, supposed Mr Nye, was the ‘Secretary and Keeper of the Records’
Wednesday 10 July 2013
Outlook For City scribblers (journalists and analysts), a small army of (ahem) retail shareholders, and for shoppers of a certain age, M&S is big news, a national soap opera.
Monday 08 July 2013
Months of speculation about where one of the City’s most-respected female bosses would go next ended today when WH Smith’s former chief executive Kate Swann was hired for the top job at travel concession giant SSP.
Sunday 30 June 2013
Middle-class problems: Boycotts
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Square Market will be targeted at small and local businesses in the US
Sunday 23 June 2013
The company has now paid corporation tax for the first time in nearly five years
Sunday 23 June 2013
Tuesday 04 June 2013
We're too quick to forgive multinational corporations with a new PR trick
'For a corporation there is no such thing as personal ethics': Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says companies should be taxed the same as 'the little man'
Thursday 30 May 2013
Tech pioneer says companies should be taxed on all of their revenues, under a system similar to income tax
Tuesday 28 May 2013
The former tax executive criticised for making "sweetheart deals" with multinational companies has been appointed as a specialist adviser for a leading accountancy firm.
I’d like to teach the world my name: Coca-Cola becomes the latest iconic product to get personal with its branding
Sunday 26 May 2013
The first thing I thought when I saw Coca-Cola’s new advertising campaign – “Share a Coke” – was COLD SORES.
Sunday 26 May 2013
I am writing this article on my Apple iMac. Beside me is a skinny capp from Starbucks, and I have already used Google to research information for this piece. Like most of the population, I am queasy about how little tax the trio pay but, while I could boycott the coffee, it's not so easy to do without Apple or Google.
Sunday 19 May 2013
Schmidt has also pulled out of an interview with the BBC, without giving a reason
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.
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Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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