UK Economy: Top 5 Radical Ways To Save The Economy

21/05/2012 11:26
  • The Huffington Post UK

Business leaders have suggested a single 30% rate of tax be introduced in the UK, in what is the latest piece of advice to help boost the nation's struggling economy.

The 2020 Tax Commission report, a joint venture by the Institute of Directors and the TaxPayer's Alliance made the suggestion on Monday, weeks after Britain was declared to be back in recession.

In the world of business, corporation tax and capital gains tax would be replace by a 30% rate on dividends, interest and rent.

This may seem like a radical idea to boost the economy but there have been far more bizarre suggestions for how to revive economies across the world.

Whether it's a Tory donor wanting to scrap employment laws or a billionaire businessman advocating the legalisation of drugs to boost the Spanish economy, radical ideas are sometimes the best way to instigate conversation and inspire new ideas.

But which are five of the most radical? Click through our slideshow below to find out...

Radical Ways To Save The Economy

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