Bae systems

  • September 9, 2010

    Arms firm BAE is facing embarrassment after announcing the loss of 1,000 jobs. BAE had defended a recent arms deal with India by saying it would protect UK jobs.

  • April 17, 2010

    The Tory Shadow Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, has today attacked Nick Clegg's criticism of the Trident nuclear weapons system, insisting that Trident renewal is necessary because the country faces “real threats”. He is right that Britain faces real threats – he just hasn't explained how Trident would be useful against any of them.

  • March 2, 2010

    The High Court has granted an injunction prohibiting the director of the Serious Fraud Office from taking any further steps in its plea bargain settlement with BAE Systems.

  • March 2, 2010

    Yesterday, the High Court granted our friends at Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) an injunction against BAe (one of my co-directors at Ekklesia, Symon Hill, came to us from CAAT and was involved in

  • November 6, 2009

    Over 100 faith leaders have written to the United Nations Secretary-General ahead of a crucial international meeting on corruption. They insist that corruption is underming attempts to reduce global poverty.

  • October 1, 2009
  • May 7, 2009

    The board of multinational arms firm BAE Systems struggled to cope with a string of embarrassing questions at their Annual General Meeting in London yesterday (6th May).

  • July 6, 2008

    Campaigners have said they are confident that an appeal to the House of Lords this week, by a Government agency concerning corruption in the arms trade, will fail.

  • July 4, 2008

    The Serious Fraud Office appeal against a judicial review judgment that said the BAE-Saudi corruption inquiry was stopped by the government unlawfully has been set for next week.

  • May 7, 2008

    BAE Systems has failed to halt the sharp decline in its reputation despite trying to focus on ethics at its Annual General Meeting in London. The Board faced a barrage of questions from shareholders about corruption and political influence.