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Tax Haven or Heaven?

The term tax haven usually conjures up images of exotic destinations with shady criminals sitting pool-side sipping tropical fruit cocktails. (Kudos Hollywood!) However, the main impetus of the existence of tax havens is not to facilitate illegal international activity, but to attract business to otherwise over-looked developing economies. 777 more words

Business

Are you angry with big companies which avoid paying any tax?

Many international companies use profit transfer to claim their profits are made in tax havens. This means that they can have thousands of branches in the UK and take in billions of Pounds worth of sales, but claim the profit was made elsewhere and pay no tax. 171 more words

Business

The poor will pay with their lives in a privatised health service

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,334

Tuesday 02 February 2016.

Dear Mr Cameron,

It’s refreshing to see the growing opposition to your governments destruction of our NHS. 475 more words

Keith Lindsay-Cameron

EU referendum campaign- dull isn't it?

So far, I have found the #eu campaign dull, on all sides. I say on all sides because so many different elements make up the “yes” and “no” arguments. 568 more words

Politics

US - the world's new Switzerland

The USA is now one of the world’s main tax havens, and has been labelled the world’s new Switzerland. 224 more words

I Love Crickhowell....

Crickhowell is a small town in Wales on the road from Abergavenny to Brecon. For the early part of my life passing through it meant that either I was about to spend a week or so getting cold wet and miserable on the Sennybridge Army training area or, having got cold wet and miserable, I was on my way back to barracks to clean up, dry out and head up to London for some debauchery. 945 more words

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