* Tax Evasion
MPs are turning public anger about multinational tax-dodging on HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), by pointing the finger at the taxman’s failure to do more against Google’s “highly contrived” tax arrangements.
Responding to the publication of England’s National Food Strategy, Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of the Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union (BFAWU) said: “With 10 million people across the UK facing food poverty, this new strategy needed to bring meaningful change and recommend a ‘Right to Food’ law, instead it offers little more than crumbs… Read more »
The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS) an independent charity which promotes safety in surgical practice in the NHS and the private sector. Founded in 2005, CORESS receives confidential incident reports from surgeons and theatre staff. These confidential… Read more »
David Cameron has suggested a “critical mass” of participation in measures designed to reduce the effectiveness of offshore tax havens is close, as next month’s G8 summit looms.