tax

Happy new tax year – Richard Murphy

I mean it. It’s 6 April. It’s the start of a new tax year. And tax is a good thing. So why not say ‘Happy new tax year’? The obvious response is that no one enjoys paying tax. But I am not sure that’s true. No one actually enjoys paying for anything. Just ask them.

rbs

New faces, same problems – RBS AGM 2016

May 5, 2016 Filing into the cavernous, purpose-built Gogarburn centre just outside of Edinburgh, it’s hard not to marvel at the arrogance of the RBS bank and its top management in the years that led to the crisis. The bank proved horrendously overexposed when the crisis hit, yet Fred “The Shred” Goodwin and his clique