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Richard J. Murphy - Tax justice campaigner. Professor of Practice in International Political Economy, City, University of London. Chartered
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As the Guardian has reported: Andy Haldane, the former Bank of England chief economist appointed on Sunday as the head of the government’s levelling up Read the full article...
As the FT has noted this morning: John Glen, City minister, has vowed that Britain’s financial services sector will enjoy “competitive tax rates” as he Read the full article...
As an FT newsletter nites this morning: The UK’s largest energy suppliers are requesting a multibillion-pound emergency support package from the government to help them Read the full article...
Gillian Tett has noted in the FT this morning that: The Institute of International Finance calculates that total global debt hit a record $296tn at the Read the full article...
The London based Institute for Government has opined on Scotland’s currency options in the event of independence. The result is, unfortunately, very London-centric. To give Read the full article...
As I suggested I would be, I have been reflecting this week. Some has been personal reflection. Empty nesting without even having a dog around Read the full article...
The World Bank issued this statement yesterday: The report from the lawyers who undertook the investigation for the World Bank to which that statement refers Read the full article...
As the FT notes this morning, Rishi Sunak is planning a new fiscal rule. It will  commit him to stop borrowing to fund day-to-day spending within Read the full article...
As I noted earlier today HMRC published their tax gap data for 2020 this morning. I have been distracted all day by other demands, but Read the full article...
HMRC are issuing their tax gap data this morning. Unfortunately I will be committed for much of the day: comment will have to wait. But, if Read the full article...
I noted this opening paragraph to an article in the FT this morning: The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a push to encourage 1.7m people Read the full article...
The FT has reported today that: More than four-fifths of employees at PwC UK come from a higher socio-economic background, according to data that for Read the full article...
The FT has reported this morning that: China has launched a crackdown on financial blogs and social media, a move that risks exacerbating the difficulty Read the full article...
The FT has this to say this morning: The research is by Carbon Tracker and I cannot, as yet, find it on their site, but Read the full article...
One of the features of sustainable cost accounting that its critics are not to keen on is my suggestion that offsetting not be permitted within Read the full article...
I watched some of the press conference led by the prime minister yesterday on the government’s plan for managing Covid this winter. I then tweeted Read the full article...
As some will have noticed, it is not quite normal service on the blog this week. I admit I am taking a quiet week to Read the full article...
Tim Rideout has asked me to publish this guide created by the Scottish Currency Group and I am happy to do so: 1. When will Read the full article...
I noted yesterday the criticisms that can entirely appropriately be made of those who suggest modern monetary theory (MMT) is dangerous, and even wrong because Read the full article...
One of the characteristics of Boris Johnson’s government is its ability to pretend that events will happen when evidence suggests that to be very unlikely. Read the full article...
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