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Brexit: Theresa May Fails to Guarantee New Deals Will Make Up for Lost EU Trade
Business  (tags: world, UK, Britain, brexit, EU, politics, government, finance, ethics, economy, dishonesty, debt, business, Theresa May, trade, deceit, lies )

Darren
- 134 days ago - independent.co.uk
UK business fears losing out from Brexit despite the Government promising new trade deals
Brexit: Free Trade Deals Will Have Limited Benefits for UK, Warns Philip Hammond
Business  (tags: world, UK, Britain, brexit, money, investments, finance, economy, dishonesty, corporate, business, Philip Hammond, lies, deceit, trade deals )

Darren
- 134 days ago - independent.co.uk
"Much of our trade with the world is service trade, where free trade agreements won't make any particular difference," says Chancellor
UK to Withdraw From International Fishing Arrangement
Business  (tags: fishing, uk, European Union, eu )

Santanu
- 140 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The government is to end an arrangement that allows other countries to fish in UK waters, it has been announced. :(
UK's Super Rich Appear to Get Special Deal From HMRC, Says Watchdog
Business  (tags: UK, super-rich, HMRC, special deals, watchdog )

Rosie
- 297 days ago - theguardian.com
BritainâEUR(TM)s wealthiest people appear to get preferential treatment from HM Revenue & Customs and are not being properly pursued for outstanding tax bills, parliamentâEUR(TM)s spending watchdog has concluded.
FBI Arrests Senior HSBC Banker Accused of Rigging Multibillion Dollar Deal
Business  (tags: HSBC, UK, money fraud, Mark Johnson, Stuart Scott, manipulated foreign exchange )

Dandelion
- 486 days ago - theguardian.com
Mark Johnson and a colleague allegedly defrauded clients and manipulated the foreign exchange market to benefit themselves and their bank.
Report: DOJ Overruled Recommendation to Prosecute HSBC
Business  (tags: HSBC, Report, House Republicans, Committee on Financial Services, money laundering, sanctions violations, DOJ, Eric Holder, Obama administration, Treasury Dept, UK, Financial Services Authority, Too Big to Fail, no prosecution, settlement )

Judy
- 496 days ago - usatoday.com
Top DOJ officials overruled their staffers' recommendation to prosecute HSBC Holdings for money laundering in 2012, concerned that criminal charges against the British bank "would have serious adverse consequences on the financial system".
The Most Expensive Weapon in History Makes UK Debut
Business  (tags: US, UK, Pentagon, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, most expensive weapon ever, Pentagon, Lockheed-Martin )

Judy
- 500 days ago - yahoo.com
It is seen as the cornerstone of the U.S. air defense strategy for the next few decades. The Pentagon has previously announced plans to buy 2,400 of the jets at a cost of $1.5 trillion, including maintenance.
Sports Direct Founder Mike Ashley Admits Pay Errors
Business  (tags: Business, Minimum Wage, Employment Rights, Sports Direct, Government, Working Conditions, HMRC, Investigation. MP's, UK )

Ray
- 529 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Sports Direct's founder Mike Ashley has admitted workers at its Derbyshire warehouse were paid below the minimum wage and its policy of fining staff for being late was unacceptable.
Scottish Parliament Votes to Ban Fracking
Business  (tags: UK, Scotland, Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, moratorium, shale gas, coalbed methane, underground gasification, climate change, good news )

Evelyn
- 536 days ago - foe-scotland.org.uk
"It is clear from today's vote that there is a growing consensus that stopping climate change means we have to say no to new fossil fuels like fracked gas." The Scottish Govt has put a moratorium on shale gas, coalbed methane & underground gasification
Syrian Refugee Children Found Working in Next and H&M Factories
Business  (tags: UK, Turkey, supply chains, factories, refugees, refuge child labour, H&M, Next )

Evelyn
- 654 days ago - independent.co.uk
Two of Britain's high street giants have found Syrian refugee children working in their clothing factories in Turkey, leading to calls for other retailers to investigate their own supply chains.
Journalist Lash Out Against Proposed Laws Restricting UK Press Freedom - Petition
Business  (tags: Freedom of Information Act, UK, FOI, petition )

Dandelion
- 737 days ago - occupy.com
The changes would potentially establish money charges for FOI requests, and would give ministers more power to deny those requests. FOI requests have, in recent years, been crucial for breaking high-profile stories in the UK.
Welsh Town Moves Offshore to Avoid Tax on Local Business
Business  (tags: corporation tax, uk )

Tracy
- 739 days ago - independent.co.uk
When independent traders in a small Welsh town discovered the loopholes used by multinational giants to avoid paying UK tax, they didnt just get mad.
Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler Tax Deals Illegal
Business  (tags: tax avoidance, uk, EU, business taxation )

Tracy
- 760 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler have been told they must pay back between â,¬20m (£15m) and â,¬30m in taxes after European tax deals were ruled illegal
Factories Face Switch-Off to Keep Household Lights on, National Grid Warns
Business  (tags: power shortage, national grid, UK, blackout )

Tracy
- 766 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Factories may have to shut down on weekday evenings this winter to keep household lights on as Britain faces the worst power crunch in a decade, National Grid has warned.
Finally, One Banker Gets Sizable Jail Term. But Will Others Follow?
Business  (tags: World, Economy, Wall Street, Corporate Power, UK, London )

Judy
- 839 days ago - commondreams.org
Sentence in LIBOR manipulation case is 'one of the harshest penalties meted out against a banker since the financial crisis'
 

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