Paradise Papers: how our tax evasion laws help the rich get richer

The recent leak of the Paradise Papers – thirteen million documents relating to the financial affairs of some of the world’s wealthiest people and corporations – is but another reminder of the distorting effect of wealth on our legal system and our politics. Among the many varied figures alleged to have been involved in tax […]

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Profile: Brenda Trenowden and the 30% Club

Brenda Trenowden of all people understands the lack of female representation in executive positions. Head of Financial Institutions Group for Europe, and Head of Banks and Diversified Financials E&A for ANZ, she is now the new Global Head of the 30% Club, a campaign that aims to reach the minimum of 30% women on FTSE-100 […]

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Government scraps maintenance grants

Grants to pay for student living costs have been scrapped, a change that has today provoked a strong response from the NUS Vice-President. This comes after the NUS announced a national demonstration in November to demand an end to the marketisation of university and college education. Former Chancellor George Osborne revealed the decision in his […]

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