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. Brexit could damage the UK’s efforts to tackle corruption and give multinationals leverage over the British government in bribery cases, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has warned. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Brexit could damage UK's fight against corruption, says OECD image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 10:07:05 AM
. Brexit could damage the UK’s efforts to tackle corruption and give multinationals leverage over the British government in bribery cases, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has warned. ...
Government failure to act means gender pay gap will remain, say MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 06:50:01 AM
....”. According to a study by consultancy PwC, published on Tuesday, Britain has a higher proportion of working women than most countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ranking of rich nations. ...
Trump presidency poses threat to global economy, warns Fitch image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 04:37:52 PM
.... It signalled the UK was one such country, including it on a list of those with the highest stock of US investment in manufacturing along with Canada, Germany and Mexico. Fitch’s intervention comes after warnings from the leading thinktank the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development that a wave of protectionism and trade tensions risks denting global growth, stoking inflation and harming living standards. ...
UK GDP growth better than expected in Brexit vote aftermath image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 09:52:37 AM
.... “Does Britain really want this DIY recession? Because that’s what the evidence shows we’ll get if we vote to leave the EU,” he said. The International Monetary Fund and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development sounded similar warnings before the referendum. ...
Happiness depends on health and friends, not money, says new study image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 12:01:40 AM
....But the Department of Health admitted last month that the number of mental health nurses working in the NHS in England has dropped by almost a sixth since the Conservatives came to power in 2010, from 45,384 in England to 38,774 in July this year. The report will be presented to a conference in London on Monday that has been organised by the LSE and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. ...
McDonald's to scrap Luxembourg tax structure image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 05:11:31 PM
.... In October last year, G20 leaders agreed a radical overhaul of international tax rules designed to stamp out such loopholes. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, a thinktank for developed economies responsible for drawing up the revisions, has estimated that, even on conservative assumptions, large global businesses were shifting profits and eroding the tax receipts of economies around the world at a cost of $100bn-$240bn (£65bn-160bn) a year – equivalent to between 4% and 10% of global corporation tax revenues. ...
It's too late for hand-wringing – globalisation is already dead image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of December 2016 03:18:19 PM
.... In recent months, there has been a backlash, accompanied by emotive talk about the reversal of globalisation and the battle for society’s future. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development used its latest health check on the global economy to warn of the costs of protectionism. ...
National Living Wage 'has not hit employment' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 12:48:49 AM
....The finding contradicts warnings from economists over the wage's impact. On Tuesday, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said the UK should be careful with plans to raise the National Living Wage, warning it could affect employment. ...
Scepticism about a Brexit apocalypse looks increasingly justified image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 01:48:59 PM
.... One was Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund. The other was Ángel Gurría, the secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. ...
Protectionism and trade disputes threaten world growth, says OECD image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 10:00:26 AM
....A new wave of protectionism and trade tensions risks denting global growth, stoking inflation and harming living standards, the west’s leading economic thinktank has warned in its first in-depth forecasts since Donald Trump won the US election on an anti-globalisation platform. The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said it was optimistic that expected spending measures and tax cuts under the new US administration would boost growth there and in other countries. ...
Brexit has had 'no major effect' on economy so far image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of September 2016 10:17:42 AM
.... . He was backed up by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development which, while revising its prediction of growth in the UK in 2016 up slightly to 1. ...
Brazil launches rescue plan to fix economy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of September 2016 12:57:35 AM
....8% last year, and is expected to shrink a further 4. 3% this year, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). ...
Never retire image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of September 2016 11:19:10 PM
.... . In that he echoes similar concerns voiced by the likes of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as well as many pensions and retirement experts, although perhaps they use less alarmist language. ...
Black tie and Brexit: Osborne takes the Remain case to Mansion House image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of June 2016 03:00:14 PM
.... Analysts were bemused that the chancellor and the prime minister had fired all their shots before most people had woken up to the fact that a referendum was even taking place. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development waded back into the debate earlier this month to remind voters that its calculations, and those of all economic forecasters, were that Britain would suffer badly from leaving the EU. ...
Why have France's labour reforms proved so contentious? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of May 2016 04:15:59 PM
....The Socialist government led by prime minister Manuel Valls believes the reforms, which would bring France’s labour model closer to those of Germany and the UK, will help lower France’s stubbornly high unemployment rate of more than 10% and kickstart an economy that has proved slow to show signs of recovery. But he is only inching closer to the UK, which is in the top three Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries for labour market flexibility and is congratulated by free-market economists for offering very little employment protection. ...
Leave campaign hits back with its own economists image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 28th of April 2016 12:24:32 PM
.... The authors added that they had become exasperated by the “scaremongering and often economic illiteracy” of the remain campaign. The report represents an attempt by the leave side to counter a series of reports from the Treasury, the International Monetary Fund and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development which all warn of the economic risks of severing Britain’s 43-year relationship with the EU. ...
Do NOT trust 'improbable' claims Brexit would have NO benefits to UK economy, say experts image
. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) today waded into the Brexit debate with scare-mongering statements that used figures based on "improbable assumptions", according to critics. ...
OECD chief holds a mirror to emperor's new clothes of Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of April 2016 01:02:25 PM
. When Britain stands naked in front of the mirror does it see a country strong enough to prosper in a more integrated world dominated by closely integrated trading blocs? That’s the question asked by Ángel Gurría, the director general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and his answer was emphatically negative. ...
Brexit would cost each Briton a month's pay by 2020, says OECD chief image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of April 2016 07:56:44 AM
....British households will be saddled with a tax-like financial burden for years if they vote to leave the EU, one of the world’s leading forecasting groups has warned. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said the average UK worker would lose out on a month’s pay by 2020, with further losses in subsequent years, if Brexit goes ahead. ...
Luxleaks trial of tax whistleblowers begins in Luxembourg image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of April 2016 05:12:13 PM
....The leaked tax structures were published by more than 20 news organisations around the world, including the Guardian, in a project coordinated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. The details helped bring about international tax reform through the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. ...
Brussels steel summit to seek solutions to crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of April 2016 07:04:16 AM
....On the agenda is how governments can “facilitate market-driven industry restructuring” and the summit aims to “agree on steps to reduce competition-distorting policies”. The meeting has been organised by the Belgian government and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). ...
UK and European allies plan to deal ‘hammer blow’ to tax evasion image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 14th of April 2016 08:05:56 PM
.... Osborne said he hoped that the regulations, which will come into effect in January 2017, would be followed up by other countries. Ángel Gurría, the secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, said the release of the Panama Papers showed that there was no room for complacency in the international effort to crack down on tax evasion. ...
What is being done to tackle tax-dodging? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of April 2016 06:21:02 PM
....Sally Jones, tax director at Deloitte, says "astonishing" progress has been made over the last few years. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - a leading economic think-tank - has led the way. ...
World's poorest countries rocked by commodity slump and strong dollar image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 10th of April 2016 01:25:32 PM
.... Taken together, the blow from lower commodity prices and weaker currencies left the 51 countries analysed as much as $61bn worse off in 2016 and $53bn worse off in 2017. For comparison, that 2016 shortfall was $13bn more than the $48bn of aid spent in the 51 countries, Jones said citing figures from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. ...
Britain under pressure to end opposition to tax haven blacklist image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of April 2016 06:40:54 PM
....Only eight EU member states designated Panama as a “non-cooperative tax jurisdiction”, although France announced on Tuesday that it would put the island nation back on its blacklist. Moscovici said he was particularly concerned that Panama had refused to adhere to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development standards on financial reporting. ...
Panama leaks spur global investigations image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 4th of April 2016 04:04:16 PM
...."Certain countries don't like it that we are so competitive in attracting companies," he told the news agency. Meanwhile Pascal Saint-Amans, head of tax for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has attacked Panama for failing to clean up its tax system. ...
Opec and Russia oil production freeze is meaningless gesture, says IEA image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of March 2016 09:09:08 AM
....It will take a while for Iran to regain its pre-sanctions share in Europe, where markets have been taken over by Saudi Arabia, Russia and Iraq, he added. The IEA, energy watchdog for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), expects the wide gap between supply and demand to narrow later this year, paving the way for an oil price recovery in 2017. ...
Stop ripping off the young. It's time for older people to pay their fair share image
....There’s a silver lining for the younger generation struggling to find a decent job, affordable home and a sense of security: many of the world’s most respected policy advisers understand their plight. The International Monetary Fund, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the Institute for Fiscal Studies are chief among the respected organisations that have published reports putting the growing financial burdens faced by young people to the fore. ...
Oil price 'may have bottomed out' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of March 2016 11:55:20 AM
....Iran has promised to add as much as one million bpd to global supply after securing a deal with the West in January that has seen the easing of international sanctions, imposed on the Islamic Republic over its nuclear programme. The IEA said inventories in industrialised member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) had declined in February for the first time in a year, although crude in floating storage increased. ...
EU referendum: Brexit bad for UK, Europe and the world, warns OECD image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of March 2016 01:59:05 PM
....The west’s leading economic thinktank has provided backing for David Cameron’s pro-EU stance by warning that a UK vote to leave the union would cause lasting damage and would harm the rest of the world. Catherine Mann, the chief economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, said a vote against remaining in the EU would be “bad for the UK, bad for Europe and bad for the global economy”. ...
Finland: The sick man of Europe? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of February 2016 12:18:35 AM
Get down from the roof, chancellor: there’s a storm coming image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 28th of February 2016 07:00:15 AM
.... In a separate report on the UK, the IMF urged the government to be ready to ease back on austerity should the economy slow further. That all echoed pleas by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for its rich-country members to let up on austerity and collectively agree to spend more on infrastructure projects. ...
IMF urges G20 to take 'bold action' on global economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of February 2016 08:07:18 PM
....”. The warning follows an even tougher message from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) last week, which called on the UK to ease up on austerity and join a collective effort by the G20 to spend more on infrastructure projects to boost flagging growth. ...
Global leaders must act now as fresh downturn looms, warns OECD image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 18th of February 2016 03:43:29 PM
. Global leaders must take "urgent" action to stop the world becoming stuck in a low-growth trap, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. ...
How mounting job cuts could threaten UK's economic recovery image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of February 2016 01:18:16 PM
....Affecting vast areas of the UK economy – from factories to the high street, banking, media and energy – the job losses announced in the past fortnight coincided with another wave of panic selling on stock markets and fears of a further global recession. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development expressed concern on Thursday about the state of the global economy. ...
World economy 'needs urgent action' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of February 2016 11:26:17 AM
. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is calling for urgent action by world leaders to tackle slowing growth. ...
Landmark Dublin hotel to be sold image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 12th of February 2016 04:48:02 PM
.... . In September, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's latest report on Ireland's economy said a robust and broad based recovery was under way, noting unemployment was falling steadily, public debt had peaked and continued to fall, and international credibility had been strengthened. ...
Bank of England's recovery policies have increased inequality, finds S&P image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of February 2016 07:28:00 PM
....9% between 2008 and 2013. S&P said its analysis, based on figures from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the UK’s Office for National Statistics, found that the central bank’s policies were not the only cause of widening inequality, but were a major factor. ...
Introduce capital gains charge on property, says thinktank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of February 2016 12:01:16 AM
....Angus Armstrong, a senior economist at Niesr, said damaging trends in the property market needed to be tackled to prevent it from undermining the UK’s sustainable growth. Booms and busts in the UK housing market are the worst in the developed world, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. ...
Stock markets plunge as investors fear global economic slowdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of January 2016 09:14:18 AM
....Mining giant BHP Billiton has added to the gloom by suggesting it sees no early recovery in iron ore or coal prices. William White, chairman of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) review committee and former chief economist of the Bank for International Settlements, told the Daily Telegraph that the problems building in the global financial system were now “worse than it was in 2007” and warned that central bankers had “used up all their ammunition”. ...
Where next for the three arrows of Abenomics? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 28th of December 2015 05:00:45 PM
.... . Japan’s debt pile is huge, at around 240pc of GDP, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warned this year that it could balloon to 400pc of GDP unless policymakers implemented vital structural reforms. ...
Is technology in the classroom good for children? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of December 2015 05:00:10 AM
.... But is it helping provide children with the skills they need for the jobs of the future or disconnecting them from the world around them?. A recent report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development suggests there could be a detrimental effect, finding that computers in classrooms are being linked with a decline in test results for maths, science and reading. ...
Tackling corporate tax avoidance is an alternative to EU austerity image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of December 2015 05:00:31 AM
....This call has long been resisted by corporations on the grounds that it would cost too much to supply the data. But that argument is now a hollow one as in September 2014 the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development decided that all multinationals should report to their tax authorities on that basis. ...
UK state pension 'not generous' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of December 2015 12:35:57 PM
....The UK's state pension is one of the least generous in the world, according to a report from an international think tank. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said that only two OECD countries pay poorer pensions. ...
British savers exposed to biggest pension drop in the world (apart from Mexico and Chile) image
.... . A study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that savers in the UK could on average expect the state to fund 38 per cent of their working-age income when they retired. ...
World flirts with global recession as trade growth slows, warns OECD image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 9th of November 2015 02:36:39 PM
. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has urged George Osborne to rethink cuts that will disproportionately hit the poor, as it trimmed its world growth forecasts and warned that trade was slowing to a pace usually associated with a global recession. ...
'Deep concern' over trade slowdown image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of November 2015 11:07:36 AM
. A "deeply concerning" slowdown in trade, particularly with China, will lead to lower global economic growth this year, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. ...
OECD fears slowdown in global trade amid China woes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of November 2015 10:57:56 AM
....A sharp slowdown in global trade on the back of China’s troubles poses a threat to economic growth and calls for richer countries to step up investment while keeping monetary policy loose, a leading thinktank has warned. In its twice-yearly outlook, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) highlighted risks from emerging markets and weak trade. ...
Justice for the taxpayer – Starbucks and Fiat ordered to repay £44m in dodged levies image
....However, Starbucks claimed there were "significant errors" in the decision. The coffee brand said: "We plan to appeal since we followed the Dutch and OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) rules available to anyone. ...
Wealth divide among parents is creating greater child inequality, study finds image
....A widening gulf between rich and poor parents is skewing opportunities available to their children, according to a new report that warns the young are paying a high price for rising inequality around the world. Children from richer families have better health, higher skills and better relationships with parents and peers, according to research by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). ...
Facebook paid £4,327 corporation tax despite £35m staff bonuses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of October 2015 01:27:43 PM
....Facebook recently secured the lease on a high-profile 227,324 sq ft office space in Rathbone Square, near Tottenham Court Road in London, where it plans to open a new headquarters in 2017. George Osborne, the chancellor, has pledged to crack down on tax avoidance by global firms by swiftly legislating to enact a new set of rules drafted by the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which has become a hub for global tax reform in recent years. ...
Taxes must be paid, says George Osborne, as he backs crackdown on havens image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 9th of October 2015 05:36:47 PM
.... . The recommendations by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) follow an initiative by the Chancellor and Wolfgang Schaeuble, Germany's finance minister, in 2013 to address "base erosion and profit shifting" (BEPS). ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Thursday 8th of October 2015 10:04:09 AM
....But David Finch, senior economic analyst at the Resolution Foundation, said the government would make it harder for families to earn their way out of poverty by weakening work incentives in the benefits system. An analyst at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development told Reuters on Wednesday that austerity programmes imposed in a number of countries since 2010 had exacerbated inequality and could harm long-term growth. ...
Google, Amazon and Apple WILL pay the tax they dodge in Britain under new global rules  image
....Google, Amazon and Starbucks are among the conglomerates that have wriggled out of paying £160bn in global dues. But loopholes are to be outlawed and cash could be clawed back under plans by world trade body Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and backed by the G20 and nearly 90 countries. ...
OECD unveils global push to end tax havens and loopholes image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 5th of October 2015 02:31:07 PM
. A new global rulebook to tighten up corporate tax laws has been unveiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, in a move designed to close international loopholes that are currently costing nations billions in lost tax. ...
OECD hopes tax reforms will end era of aggressive avoidance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 5th of October 2015 12:58:01 PM
....Related: OECD tax reforms: five key points. The two-year reform programme, under the auspices of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, was prompted by a spate of revelations in recent years about the tax affairs of multinationals including Starbucks, Google and Amazon. ...
Australian tourism won't compensate for fading mining boom but it's a start | Greg Jericho image
. Last week the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) revised down projections for China’s growth over the next two years, and the price of our major exports has fallen 30% in the past year. ...
US Fed's decision on interest rates will have to take account of China's slowdown image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 17th of September 2015 12:19:03 AM
.... But how real, and how worrying, is this slowdown?. As it happens the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris has just published its latest forecasts in the Interim Economic Outlook. ...
Debt storm looms as US walks tightrope of higher rates image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of September 2015 12:41:59 PM
.... . As US Federal Reserve policymakers meet to decide whether to raise interest rates for the first time in nine years, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said "solid growth" in the world's largest economy warranted tighter policy. ...
School computers 'do not raise results' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of September 2015 11:06:03 PM
....Tom Bennett, the government's expert on pupil behaviour, said teachers had been "dazzled" by school computers. The report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development examines the impact of school technology on international test results, such as the Pisa tests taken in more than 70 countries and tests measuring digital skills. ...
School technology struggles to make an impact image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of September 2015 11:01:33 PM
.... . In 2012, 96% of 15-year-old students in OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries reported that they have a computer at home, but only 72% reported that they use a desktop, laptop or tablet computer at school, and in some countries fewer than one in two students reported doing so. ...
Tax evader crackdown could reduce offshore banking options for expats image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 11th of September 2015 09:40:10 AM
.... . The Common Reporting Standard, which is being driven by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, will impose similar obligations to FATCA on all foreign financial institutions (FFIs) around the world. ...
France languishes at bottom of growth league as eurozone economy brightens image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of September 2015 10:29:32 AM
.... . However, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said the prospects for the French economy looked bright, despite zero growth in the second quarter. ...
Aid budget 'to fund refugees response' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 6th of September 2015 09:32:18 AM
.... . Under Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) rules, money spent on the first year of an asylum seeker's stay can count as foreign aid. ...
Women can be CEOs and mothers. But Marissa Mayer's maternity leave is a bum deal  image
.... . A 2007 review by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development concluded: “Women who make full use of their maternity or parental leave entitlements receive, on average, lower wages in the years following their resumption of work. ...
Three signs the British economy is recovering nicely image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of August 2015 01:33:18 PM
.... . It comes as data published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Wednesday showed the UK was the fastest growing advanced economy in the second quarter. ...
Duncan Smith targets work tests image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of August 2015 09:23:37 AM
....Mr Duncan Smith insisted that the "most vulnerable people in our society" will be protected under his latest reforms. And despite the "scaremongering" of critics, he said, the UK spends more on the sick and disabled than the average of the other nations in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). ...
Spending cuts 'too fast and too far' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of August 2015 08:35:29 AM
....She added: "The government's long-term economic plan is working: Britain was the fastest growing economy in the G7 in 2014 and 2015 and the deficit has been more than halved. "However it is still too high - at just under 5%, it is one of the highest in the OECD [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development] - and it is no surprise to anyone that the government has clear plans to deal with it. ...
Limits on migrants will be one of this government's greatest mistakes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of August 2015 03:49:30 PM
....“Seeking to reduce net migration with draconian limits on skilled migrants from non-EU countries will be seen as one of this government’s greatest mistakes,” observes the Institute of Directors’ Simon Walker in a press release calling for the loosening of immigration controls. “The OECD [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development] is absolutely right that now is the time to raise the limit of 20,700 visas that can be issued to non-EU workers each year. ...
Housing is the nation’s most urgent and complex challenge. Yet we’re paralysed | Matthew Taylor image
....There is, for example, a strong case to be made for a land value tax, something that would both be a better way of bringing in revenue than other forms of tax and provide an incentive for landowners to develop their land. Many people, on the left and right and in august bodies such as the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, recognise this case, but the political consensus is that it is just too difficult to implement and there are too many losers. ...
Crackdown on illegal migrant employers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of August 2015 07:24:30 AM
....1 million is "more plausible". The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development estimated in 2011 that the use of illegal immigrants represented 1% of total employment in the UK. ...
Thinktank urges investment in low-wage sectors to raise UK productivity image
....That has opened up a gap with rival economies, threatening the sustainability of the economic upturn, which has so far been driven largely by a rapid increase in the number of people in jobs. The average German worker now produces 23% more output per hour than their British counterpart; a US worker as much as a third more, according to data from the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. ...
Greece bailout agreement: key points image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of July 2015 08:30:23 AM
.... Notably, they are demanding Athens “undertake rigourous reviews and modernisation” of collective bargaining and industrial action. Pharmacy ownership, the designation of bakeries and the marketing of milk are also up for reform, all as recommended in a “toolkit” from the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Saturday 11th of July 2015 08:00:00 PM
....On growth, immediate prospects for Europe are not too dreadful. New forecasts from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are encouraging. ...

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