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No laws broken at Lindsey oil refinery
No laws broken at Lindsey, report says

By Jonathan Moore An inquiry into the dispute over foreign workers at the Lindsey oil refinery has concluded that no unlawful recruitment practices occurred and no laws relating to posted workers were broken. The report, produced by arbitration company Acas, said the recession highlighted tensions surrounding the EU posted workers directive and that the complexity… Read more »

Government must end pension inequality for low-income workers

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) urges swift action to end the injustice that people on low incomes (mostly women) are charged 25 per cent more for their pension contributions due to the way their employers’ pensions schemes operate.

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Tax-havens like Monaco used to hide profits
Demand for action on off-shore accounts

By staff An online campaign was launched today by Christian Aid urging supporters to lobby their MPs in an attempt to bring tax justice to developing nations. The charity said creative accounting by large multinational companies was allowing them to evade taxes in countries which had neither the resources nor the expertise to effectively… Read more »