Has the time come to halt the demonisation of bankers? Outgoing Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King thinks so. His point is not simply that it has gone on long enough and that it is time to move on.
Marks and Spencer was dragged into the intensifying corporate tax avoidance row on Sunday night with allegations that its online sales operation was operated in a similar way to that of Amazon to minimise payments to the UK Treasury.
Yahoo Inc. has agreed to pay $1.1 billion for Tumblr, a six-year-old company with more than 100 million users but very little revenue, a deal that highlights the shifting balance of power in the technology business.
Prime Minister David Cameron has urged British overseas territories to "get their house in order" and sign up to international treaties on tax.
By William James. LONDON | Mon May 20, 2013 1:06am BST. LONDON (Reuters) - The cost of protecting Scottish savers would prove difficult to bear if the country broke away from the rest of the UK, a study by Britain's finance ministry said on Monday.