tax havens

  • April 14, 2018

    Lords Rowan Williams and Richard Harries will next week help launch a new campaign for a fairer tax system: Church Action for Tax Justice (CAT).

  • February 1, 2018

    New research shows that around 85,000 properties across the UK are owned by companies incorporated in UK tax havens.

  • December 17, 2017

    The EU has agreed new rules to reveal the true owners of EU companies, through changes to the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive.

  • December 12, 2017

    New national economic crime centre 'fails to address corruption in UK politics and avoids confrontation with Britain’s infamous offshore financial centres.'

  • November 28, 2017

    Leaders of the UK’s overseas territories gather in London today.The focus will be on disaster relief and improving resilience to climate change.  As many of these economies are reliant on financial secrecy and low tax, the time has come to discuss how overseas territories might transition away from this status quo, says Christian Aid.

  • November 6, 2017

    With links to the Queen, Donald Trump and the Premier League, the Paradise Paper leaks, revealing the secrets of off-shore tax havens, shows just how endemic this Global system of secrecy is. "Enough is enough", says Christian Aid.

  • April 11, 2017

    Members of the Methodist Tax Justice Network and the Tax Justice Network  gathered outside the Embankment headquarters of PricewaterhouseCoopers on Wednesday 5 April 2017 to demonstrate in support of whistleblowers and against the actions of PwC, who have facilitated global tax avoidance, tried to prevent the release of information in the public interest and lobbied against necessary changes to international tax laws.

  • October 20, 2016

    MPs yesterday  painted a damning picture of how British companies and tax havens are helping the corrupt to steal vast sums from poor countries and so undermining UK aid, in a new report welcomed by Christian Aid.

  • October 17, 2016

    The Government’s Criminal Finances Bill will play a useful role in the fight against corruption, but its potential has been overshadowed by the failure to take decisive action on secrecy in UK-owned jurisdictions, says Christian Aid.

  • July 27, 2016

    The first step in Theresa May’s plan to curb companies’ use of tax havens must be long overdue action against secrecy in tax havens controlled by the UK itself, says Christian Aid.