Category - finance

  • 12 Feb 2014

    A currency deal with the remaining UK would be in the "overwhelming economic interest" of all parties, business analysts maintain.

  • 24 Jan 2014

    The World Council of Churches' General Secretary has stressed the “significant role of financial policymaking by the states in addressing climate change.”

  • 16 Jan 2014

    Scottish Greens and their independent allies are stepping up their calls for a move towards genuine diversity in the banking sector.

  • 14 Jan 2014

    It's time to talk about, and talk up, monetary reform – to ensure that the public good that is our money system once again serves the interests of wider society, not just those of private wealth. So says groundbreaking political economist Ann Pettifor, whose new book 'Just Money' demystifies the nature of money and the finance system, showing how and why it needs to be reconstructed.

  • 16 Sep 2013

    In his book The Great Tax Robbery, Richard Brooks notes that "the institutions that shape the tax system have been captured by the tax industry and corporate interests. Policy is determined through committees and consultation processes in which the tax avoidance industry’s representatives dominate, before being nodded through by parliament without proper debate. This cosy cartel urgently needs dismantling," he declares. Wendy Bradley argues that replacing recently resigned David Heaton with someone on the General Anti Abuse advisory panel (GAAR) who represents ordinary people rather than the tax wizards would be a good place to start.

  • 4 Sep 2013

    A new panel of economic experts is developing advocacy strategies for churches on ethical, just and sustainable economy and finance.

  • 29 Jul 2013

    As the debate continues about about whether and how credit unions and other community-based financial bodies can challenge big banking and immoral, high-interest charging pay-day lenders, the Just Festival in Edinburgh will be looking at moral and sustainable commerce.

  • 29 Jun 2012

    In response to the latest banking-gone-bad crises, the Christian Socialist Movement is promoting its 'Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is' initiative.

  • 31 Jan 2012

    Corporate bodies and their key executives should be accountable for criminal negligence and reckless misconduct, says civil rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.

  • 8 Dec 2011

    The Autumn Statement reveals but one thing: the Chancellor and his advisers are both ill-advised and dangerously ill-prepared for the forthcoming prolonged Depression.