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MP on Google tax avoidance scheme: 'I think that you do evil'

MP on Google tax avoidance scheme: 'I think that you do evil' | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Google and Amazon face fresh attack over claims that their multibillion-pound UK-facing businesses should not be taxed Google and Amazon came under fierce attack from MPs and tax campaigners after fresh whistleblower allegations put further strain...
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David Cameron writes to Britain's tax havens, calling for transparency

David Cameron writes to Britain's tax havens, calling for transparency | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
PM urges havens to 'get our own houses in order' before G8 summit in June, where he claims tax avoidance will be a priority David Cameron has written to the leaders of Britain's offshore tax havens stressing the need to "get our own houses in...
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More than 6,000 hospital beds lost

More than 6,000 hospital beds lost | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
More than 6,000 hospital beds have been closed since the Coalition came to power in the last election, at a time when accident and emergency departments are struggling to cope with a rise in the number of patients.    ...
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Sir Mervyn King: don't demonise bankers

Sir Mervyn King: don't demonise bankers | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Outgoing Bank of England governor blames regulatory failure for banking crisis and not individuals
The outgoing governor of the Bank of England has called on the British people not to "demonise" bankers for the financial crisis.
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Amazon paid £2.4m in tax in 2012

Amazon paid £2.4m in tax in 2012 | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Amazon's UK unit paid £2.4m in corporation tax last year on sales of £4.3bn - a rate of less than 0.1% - its accounts show.
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Shadow defence secretary warns 'lazy Labour' over election strategy

Shadow defence secretary warns 'lazy Labour' over election strategy | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Jim Murphy criticises strategists who think Labour can win next election by reaching out to disaffected Liberal Democrats An intense battle within Labour has been blown into the open by the shadow defence secretary, Jim Murphy, who has criticised...
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Don't be fooled by the GDP figures – Britain needs to change course

Don't be fooled by the GDP figures – Britain needs to change course | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Will Hutton: The UK needs massive structural reforms in the way companies are owned and managed, along with a revolution in innovation
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UK Economy: Update on the State of the Economy April 2013

UK Economy: Update on the State of the Economy April 2013 | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
This pdf presentation might be useful support for students preparing for macro papers this summer.Download: UK Economy: Update on the State of the Economy April 2013 .
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E-books added to inflation basket

E-books added to inflation basket | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
E-books have been added to the basket of goods used to calculate the UK's rate of inflation, but champagne loses its fizz.
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Split RBS into good and bad banks, says Bank of England governor

Split RBS into good and bad banks, says Bank of England governor | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Mervyn King says current situation 'nonsense' as he lays bare his disagreement with George Osborne over RBS's future Sir Mervyn King has blown open the debate about the future of Royal Bank of Scotland by calling for the bailed out bank to be...
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Fitch warns on UK's AAA rating

Fitch warns on UK's AAA rating | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
The UK continues to risk losing its top AAA credit rating if it does not reduce its debt, a senior figure at Fitch Ratings tells the BBC.
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What is a currency war and are we heading for one?

What is a currency war and are we heading for one? | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it

As the Finance Ministers of the 20 biggest economies meet in Moscow, a discussion about the valuation of currencies is likely to he high on the agenda.


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Eurozone sees recession deepen

Eurozone sees recession deepen | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
The eurozone recession deepened in the final three months of 2012, with the area's economy contracting by 0.6%.
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CBI chief John Cridland issues warning over European Union exit

CBI chief John Cridland issues warning over European Union exit | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Cridland rejects possibility of Norwegian-style deal as Tories show divisions over bill The head of Britain's most powerful employers' organisation today issues a blunt warning about the risks of quitting the European Union after the Conservative...
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Britain's post offices tell Government: 'Don't sell off Royal Mail'

Britain's post offices tell Government: 'Don't sell off Royal Mail' | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
The £2billion sell-off of Royal Mail should be postponed, Britain's post offices say today.    
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Miliband pledge on tax avoidance

Miliband pledge on tax avoidance | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he will write new rules to tackle corporate tax avoidance if he wins the next election, even without international agreement.
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Marks & Spencer under fire over online tax arrangements

Marks & Spencer under fire over online tax arrangements | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Retailer accused of scheme in which goods shipped to Europe from UK are invoiced to Irish subsidiary at lower rate Marks & Spencer has become the latest in a string of UK companies to face criticism from tax campaigners over the way it...
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HS2 rail project has £3.3bn funding shortfall, warns spending watchdog

HS2 rail project has £3.3bn funding shortfall, warns spending watchdog | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
MP condemns 'farcical' government business case amid concerns over whether regions will benefit economically The HS2 high-speed rail project is facing a shortfall of an estimated £3.3bn which the government has yet to decide how to pay for, a...
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Unemployment among UK women rising to 25-year high, survey finds

Unemployment among UK women rising to 25-year high, survey finds | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Almost three times as many women as men have become long-term unemployed since 2010, says Fawcett Society Almost 1.5 million women could be unemployed by 2018 if the government's current plans for job growth continue as planned, according to a new...
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George Osborne to extend funding for lending scheme to small businesses

George Osborne to extend funding for lending scheme to small businesses | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Banks may be offered 10 times access to cheaper loans as an incentive and leasing firms will be able to take part in scheme George Osborne is switching the emphasis of his flagship lending scheme to small businesses by offering banks incentives to...
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The long slide into protectionism - FT.com

The long slide into protectionism - FT.com | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
This week marks not just the tenth anniversary of 9/11 – it is also the third anniversary of 9/15, the day when Lehman Brothers collapsed.
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EU 'growth boost from US trade deal'

EU 'growth boost from US trade deal' | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Europe's most senior trade official says that a free-trade agreement between the US and European Union would boost its growth by as much as 1%, leading to many more jobs.
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Vince Cable urges greater capital spending

Vince Cable urges greater capital spending | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Business secretary presses George Osborne to inject further cash into infrastructure projects in this month's budget Vince Cable has expressed "deep disappointment" at the coalition government's record on capital spending, in a move meant to...
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Pound falls against dollar and euro

Pound falls against dollar and euro | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Sterling continues to weaken against the dollar and the euro, with currency speculators betting the pound has further to fall.
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Miliband sets out Budget battlelines

Miliband sets out Budget battlelines | KES Stratford Year 13 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Labour leader Ed Miliband is expected to say the economic recovery should be made "by the many, not just a few", in a speech on the economy.
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