As last week’s curious ITV leaders’ debate played out in Salford without Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn, an alternative event in central London at least came a little closer to offering the full complement of the big parties. Continue reading “Lib Dems steal march on rivals to win over smaller companies”
Last week the Labour Party set out plans to raise corporation tax as a way of funding additional spending on education. Corporate tax rates have been cut aggressively since 2010. School funding is being squeezed. A better-educated workforce would be good for economic growth. This looks like a win-win policy. Continue reading “There are pitfalls in both Tory and Labour plans for corporation tax”
Ireland’s shadow banking industry is among the largest in the world at 1,400 per cent of the country’s GDP, a new study has claimed.