The Real Reason Why UK Tories Are Against EU Tax Probes

The Real Reason Why UK Tories Are Against EU Tax Probes

Anneliese Dodds  1.02.2016
Despite their claims to be leading the global fight against tax avoidance, British Conservatives have been vociferous in their condemnation...
If the Tories Are Tough on Corporation Tax, Why Are They Lobbying to Protect Google's £30billion Tax Haven?

If the Tories Are Tough on Corporation Tax, Why Are They Lobbying to Protect Google's £30billion Tax Haven?

Ryan Curran  31.01.2016
Following widespread condemnation of the 'sweetheart' deal agreed between Google and HMRC recently, George Osborne would have been hoping...
Google Shows That All Publicity Can Be Bad Publicity

Google Shows That All Publicity Can Be Bad Publicity

Nick Laitner  29.01.2016
It must have sounded so simple in the meeting. £130 million. Big number. It'll look great on a headline, and show our commitment to paying...
Tory Minister Left Red-Faced By Google Tax Migrants Jibe

Tory Minister Left Red-Faced By Google Tax Migrants Jibe

George Bowden  29.01.2016
Conservative Transport Secretary Patrick McCloughlin had his defence of the government's controversial tax deal with Google rubbished -...
Humans Have Once Again Been Humiliated By AI On Its Inexorable March To World Domination

Humans Have Once Again Been Humiliated By AI On Its Inexorable March To World Domination

Thomas Tamblyn  28.01.2016
Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence software has beaten a human at Go, widely regarded as the world's most complex board game. Go...
The British People Have a Right to Know Whether Google's Tax Settlement Is a Fair Deal

The British People Have a Right to Know Whether Google's Tax Settlement Is a Fair Deal

Seema Malhotra  28.01.2016
Yesterday I wrote to the National Audit Office (NAO) to ask if they will investigate the process by which HMRC agreed the settlement with...

Just Be Evil: Who Cares?

Gavin Devine  28.01.2016
So: time to shape up. Hiding behind legalistic flummery is not going to be enough. Google needs to be better than that, and to get back...

A Tax Package to Keep Us One Step Ahead of Google

Molly Scott Cato  27.01.2016
The announcement by Google that it will magnanimously pay £130 million for the tax it has avoided since 2005 has rightly been greeted...
Murdoch Says 'Posh Boy' Cameron Let Google Infiltrate Downing Street

Murdoch Says 'Posh Boy' Cameron Let Google Infiltrate Downing Street

Aubrey Allegretti  27.01.2016
Rupert Murdoch has hit out at David Cameron and George Osborne - deriding the pair as "posh boys" lobbied by Google executives cleverly...
The Waugh Zone January 27, 2016

The Waugh Zone January 27, 2016

Paul Waugh  27.01.2016
The five things you need to know on Wednesday January 27, 2016… 1) TAKING US FOR ZUCKERS Lots of papers have got decent follow...
5 Secret Places That Google Maps Won't Let You See

5 Secret Places That Google Maps Won't Let You See

Nitya Rajan  26.01.2016
Google Maps is notorious for hiding certain places from plain view. The number of controversial areas changes from time to time and an...
The Google Tax Deal Is a Slap in the Face of Small Businesses

The Google Tax Deal Is a Slap in the Face of Small Businesses

George Dokimakis  26.01.2016
Every small business owner that pays his and her fair share of tax, now knows that the Conservative government is not here to foster and...
The Waugh Zone January 26, 2016

The Waugh Zone January 26, 2016

Paul Waugh  26.01.2016
The five things you need to know on Tuesday January 26, 2016… 1) BOREDOM PATROL Shot in the dark this, but I suspect most...
Treasury Minister + No10 Refuse To Echo Osborne On Google Tax

Treasury Minister + No10 Refuse To Echo Osborne On Google Tax

Paul Waugh  25.01.2016
A Treasury minister has sparked Labour ridicule by admitting he doesn’t know what rate of tax Google is paying in the UK. David Gauke...