tax avoidance

  • January 21, 2012

    Christian Aid has welcomed Labour leader Ed Miliband’s determination to tackle the tax havens harming both UK public finances and the world's poor

  • January 12, 2012

    Is there no limit to the number of exploitative and violent institutions that Stonewall is prepared to endorse? Having already made awards to the likes of Goldman Sachs and the Royal Navy, Stonewall yesterday gave prizes to Ernst & Young, Barclay’s and MI5 for their supposedly gay-friendly employment practices.

  • January 7, 2012

    The proposed move by the UK tax authorities to target 20,000 smaller companies is being criticised as inappropriate, misplaced and bureaucratic.

  • November 10, 2011

    Church Action on Poverty says it is "delighted" at the first success of their campaign to 'Close the Gap' between rich and poor through fairer taxes.

  • October 26, 2011

    New plans to reveal more about multinationals’ finances need toughening to help poor countries fight multi-billion pound tax dodging, says Christian Aid.

  • October 13, 2011

    Investors wanting to ensure their money supports ethical concerns should add tax behaviour to the criteria by which companies are judged, says Christian Aid.

  • October 3, 2011

    Policy makers are failing to live up to the pledges of the world’s most powerful nations to tackle tax haven secrecy, according to a major new index.

  • August 20, 2011

    Britain may be broke, but the government's desperation to cut the deficit seems to have its limits. This morning, Eric Pickles has ruled out an increase in council tax for houses valued at more than £1million. He is portraying measures that would affect only the richest as an attack on the "middle class". In reality, the government is consistent in pursuing the interests of the very wealthy at the expense of the rest of us.

  • August 12, 2011

    Right-wing columnists are having a field day in the wake of the riots, demonising single parents, benefit recipients and working class people generally. To be consistent in condemning looting, we should criticise not only the rioters but the wealthy bankers and politicians who are looting our society.

  • July 11, 2011

    Following a debate at their conference, the Methodist Church has issued a statement saying that tax avoidance "impoverishes the vulnerable and is morally unacceptable".