Topic filter : Multinational

Most trending topics in Business & Finance ( last 24 hours ):
Billionaire Supermarket Asda Carbon Emission Flight Farming Brexit Holiday Thomas Cook Energy Supplier Infrastructure Commission Heathrow Bailout Banking Euro General Election Election Fraud Compensation Career Pharmaceutical Skilled Worker Hedge Fund Millions Of Pounds Co-op Pound Pension Conservatives Conservative Letting Agent The Queen Tenant

Socially Most Trending News

....”. Large multinationals listed on the FTSE 100 but with significant foreign earnings have been among the biggest winners from the vote, benefiting from a weaker pound. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 22nd of June 2017 11:01:08 PM
Total Trend count
17
Most trending on :
10 6 1

Latest Finance News related to Multinational

One year on from Brexit vote: business's winners and losers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 11:01:08 PM
....”. Large multinationals listed on the FTSE 100 but with significant foreign earnings have been among the biggest winners from the vote, benefiting from a weaker pound. ...
BIS warns rolling back globalisation would be ‘detrimental’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 05:41:55 PM
.... It called for more international cooperation to ensure businesses pay their fair share of tax. “Trade and financial linkages enable companies, particularly large multinationals, to make decisions regarding production and profit declaration to minimise their taxes,” the report said. ...
Cladding for Grenfell Tower was cheaper, more flammable option image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 12:15:05 PM
....The company also paid a dividend of £950,000 to its sole shareholder, an investment group specialising in construction companies called Xerxes Equity. The chairman of Xerxes and its largest shareholder is the corporate grandee Tony Rice, who is a former chief executive of the telecoms multinational Cable & Wireless and is also a trustee of the housing charity Shelter. ...
Complex chain of companies that worked on Grenfell Tower raises oversight concerns image
.... to work on ventilation systems. And it also emerged that Reynobond PE, an aluminium panel used in the Grenfell Tower cladding, was designed by the multinational firm Arconic, formerly part of the multinational metals group Alcoa. ...
German firms grapple with UK poll result image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 11:19:21 AM
.... Most, like the polls, assumed a comprehensive win for Theresa May, and the size of her majority was seen as being of negligible consequence to the direction of Brexit negotiations. As one chief executive of a German-based multinational put it: "A weak or strong UK government still really has no negotiation power in the Brexit. ...
Qatar row: Economic impact threatens food, flights and football image
....People know about it thanks in part to its national airline (Qatar Airways), its international news station (Al Jazeera) and through sport (notably winning the right to host the 2022 football World Cup and being a former sponsor of perhaps the world's most famous club, Barcelona). And with a distinctive skyline in the capital Doha, it has succeeded in attracting multinationals to open offices there. ...
Sterling flat as shares edge higher image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 07:47:25 AM
....63. A weak pound tends to boost the 100-share index, since many of the firms included are multinationals that derive much of their revenues from abroad. ...
Investment groups tell investors to give up tobacco industry image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 02:27:31 PM
.... . These include multinational agencies, lobby groups, governments and the global medical establishment, as well as the stark fact, as formulated by the WHO, that "tobacco kills up to half of its users". ...
EU targets lawyers and accountants in tax-avoidance clampdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 06:24:16 PM
....Juncker, who once joked that bank robbers could make the best police officers, has presided over a multi-pronged attack on tax avoidance since arriving in Brussels. Large multinational companies will have to disclose more information about taxes and profits, although precise details are still being hammered out. ...
Whole Foods represents the failures of 'conscious capitalism' | Nicole Aschoff image
....The Whole Foods founder penned his treatise in response to the growing consensus that capitalism is doing irreparable harm to the planet and the people who live on it. Our for-profit system is increasingly viewed as a zero-sum game in which ecological destruction, climate change and rising inequality are firmly linked to the rapacious behavior of multinational corporations. ...
Tax on test: do Britons pay more than most? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 06:00:20 AM
....Gross salary £100,000After tax £59,000Tax rate 41%. While Ireland remains a low-tax haven for giant multinationals, its resident population has suffered steep tax increases after its banks collapsed and it was forced into a £57bn IMF-EU bailout. ...
Petrofac executive suspended amid fraud probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:29:00 AM
....". Earlier in May the SFO confirmed it was investigating Petrofac as part of a wider investigation into Unaoil, a Monaco-based firm that it has accused of corruptly securing contracts for dozens of multinationals. ...
Oil bosses have given £390,000 to Tories under Theresa May image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 05:00:43 AM
....In the first week of the election campaign, his wife, Sawsan, donated an additional £50,000 to the party. Asfari has been questioned under caution by SFO officers investigating claims that Unaoil, a Monaco-based firm, corruptly secured contracts for multinationals. ...
Tories receive £50,000 from man questioned by Serious Fraud Office image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 02:12:09 PM
.... The Asfaris have now given £819,350 to the party. The investigation is part of the SFO’s inquiry into Unaoil, a Monaco-based firm that has been accused of corruptly securing contracts for multinationals. ...
KitKat foiled again in attempt to trademark four-fingered bar's shape image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 09:31:17 AM
....It’s enough to make anyone need a sit-down with a cup of tea and a four-fingered chocolate wafer biscuit. The confectionery multinational Nestlé has lost the latest round of its long-running battle with rivals Cadbury to trademark the shape of the KitKat bar in the UK. ...
McDonald's pulls ad that 'exploited child bereavement' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 10:12:36 AM
....Last month, Pepsi withdrew an advertising campaign featuring Kendall Jenner after the company was accused of co-opting the imagery of protest movements to sell its products. The soft drink multinational’s video featured the reality TV star and model Jenner joining a protest but then defusing a standoff with police by handing an officer a can of Pepsi. ...
Vodafone reports hefty loss after hit from Indian unit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 08:12:13 AM
....6%. On Brexit, Mr Colao said he had no plans to follow other multinational UK-based businesses in moving some operations overseas. ...
General election 2017: Lib Dems promise £100-a-week for entrepreneurs' living costs image
....Those starting an enterprise would get help under the scheme for the first six months, up to a maximum of £2,600. Launching his business manifesto, leader Tim Farron will claim other parties cut tax for multinationals but he is on the side of small businesses. ...
Tory donor questioned by SFO over corruption claims at Petrofac image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 04:47:44 PM
.... There are 44 business ambassadors, including Douglas Flint, the chairman of HSBC, and Natalie Massenet, the founder of fashion retailer Net-a-Porter. The investigation is part of the SFO’s inquiry into Unaoil, a Monaco-based firm that has been accused of corruptly securing contracts for multinationals. ...
Smirnoff owner Diageo to pay HMRC £107m in 'Google tax' crackdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 06:54:14 PM
. Diageo, the drinks company behind Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Guinness, is to pay HMRC £107m under the “Google tax” crackdown aimed at multinationals. ...
Cybercrime on the high seas: the new threat facing billionaire superyacht owners image
....”. Maass said Trump’s planned tax reforms would likely give the rich an income boost and had encouraged them to spend, particularly as Trump is expected to introduce a tax holiday to encourage multinationals to repatriate some of the billions held offshore. ...
Nespresso bid to recycle coffee pods image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 11:05:12 PM
. Coffee company Nespresso – part of Swiss multinational Nestlé – is to trial a scheme for consumers to recycle their used aluminium capsules for the first time in the UK, in the face of a growing environmental backlash against increasingly popular single-serve pods, many of which end up in landfill. ...
Google, Amazon and Microsoft report rising profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 08:53:18 PM
...."Our results this quarter reflect the trust customers are placing in the Microsoft Cloud," said Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella. "From large multinationals to small and medium businesses to non-profits all over the world, organisations are using Microsoft's cloud platforms to power their digital transformation. ...
Can Donald Trump better renegotiate Nafta? Yes, by bringing back TPP image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 08:44:58 AM
....There is also room for increased protection against corporate abuse of the investor-state dispute-settlement procedure. For example, negotiators could add provisions for the summary dismissal of frivolous suits, such as challenges by multinational corporations to a new regulation on the grounds that it will diminish their ability to earn profits. ...
Could the IMF's 'world currency' help encourage global unity? | Mohamed El-Erian image
....While it is not easy to combine developmental and commercial activities, the implications for global growth and stability of not doing so suggest that it is an effort that should be explored. Moreover, the IMF could start small, focusing on interactions with other official multilateral and regional institutions, sovereign wealth funds, and multinational financial companies – all anchored by an active coalition of the willing among the G20. ...
O’Reilly’s exit shows the sons are rising in the Murdoch empire image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 05:59:05 AM
....The forced departure of Bill, over protests and wriggling from dad (85), shows that the sons have finally begun to call the tune. Fox is on the way to becoming like any other multinational giant: on either side of the Atlantic, no sweaty hand, however money-coining, can be allowed to roam unchecked. ...
Braced for Brexit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 08:44:19 PM
....The pound has fallen in value in the wake of last June's referendum outcome. The leading music streaming services, from Sweden's Spotify to US-based Apple Music, are all multinational firms whose pricing policies are decided elsewhere. ...
FTSE 100 suffers worst day since Brexit vote after May calls election image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 05:11:25 PM
....More than £45bn was knocked off the value of shares in Britain’s biggest companies following Theresa May’s snap general election announcement, with the FTSE 100 index suffering its worst day since the Brexit referendum as a rally in the pound hit the stock market. Most multinationals listed on the London stock exchange earn the majority of their profits in dollars, which have been worth more due to sterling’s decline in the wake of the EU vote. ...
Labour plans clampdown on 'sweetheart deals' to close £36bn tax gap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 11:01:09 PM
.... He said the “tax gap” between what companies should be paying and what is actually received by the exchequer amounts to some £36bn. Successive governments, including Theresa May’s administration, have pledged to crack down on multinational companies gaming the international tax system to pay less tax. ...
BrewDog toasts £213m US private equity investment image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 02:08:58 PM
....BrewDog earlier relied on crowdfunded cash and has 55,000 small investors. Founders James Watt and Martin Dickie had previously said they would never sell to a multinational beer maker, but Mr Watt told the BBC selling a minority stake to the US firm would "give us the fire power to compete globally". ...
Brexit hasn’t happened yet – and it is changing all the time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 06:00:00 AM
.... To anyone with eyes to see and ears to hear, it is abundantly clear that many expats, both continental and British, are extremely worried about their future status and freedom to travel around Europe – as, for that matter, are many of us who are not expats. And multinational firms and banks are making strategic decisions now: they cannot afford to wait, and rely on promises and statements from the government which seem to change tone with remarkable rapidity. ...
Speedboat among £5.1m of assets seized in tax fraud investigation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 06:53:57 PM
....British and Dutch authorities have seized more than €6m (£5. 1m) worth of assets – including luxury cars, a speedboat and properties – from an Anglo-Dutch couple accused of running a multinational tax avoidance scheme. ...
May and LSE chief woo Saudi ministers for $2tn Aramco listing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 09:44:22 AM
....On Wednesday May and Rolet met Yasir al-Rumayyan, the director of the Saudi public investment fund – a sovereign wealth fund – to discuss inward investment in the UK with a focus on science, education and infrastructure, though no particular projects have been agreed. Trade talks have historically focused on arms sales, but sources insisted the prime minister had not brought a full trade delegation with her on this trip, with no one from the British multinational arms manufacturer BAE Systems. ...
Amazon expands into UK's £96bn business-to-business market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 05:30:43 AM
....The products the service will sell range from laptops to thermal imaging cameras and cleaning products. Bill Burkland, head of Amazon Business UK, said: “Whether you are a sole trader, a buyer in a mid-size company or a chief procurement officer in a large multinational organisation, Amazon Business has the products and capabilities to serve your needs. ...
Google reveals latest UK tax bill image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 02:19:00 PM
....George Osborne, who was chancellor at the time, described the deal as a "victory", but Labour's John McDonnell said the sums were "trivial". The agreement came after years of criticism of Google and other multinational firms over their tax arrangements in the UK and across Europe. ...
What businesses want from the talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 11:01:52 PM
BrewDog threatened lawsuit against plan for bar with 'punk' in name image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 03:38:11 PM
....The dispute emerged just a day after BrewDog blamed “trigger-happy” lawyers for sending legal threats to a brother-and-sister duo who wanted to open a pub called the Lone Wolf. BrewDog forced the pub pair to change the venue’s name – to the Wolf – but founder and chief executive James Watt has since backed down after a social media backlash that saw the company labelled “just another multinational corporate machine”. ...
BrewDog backs down over Lone Wolf pub trademark dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 12:04:26 PM
....The brother-and-sister team behind the Wolf pub in Birmingham were forced to drop their original plan to name the establishment the Lone Wolf, after receiving a legal warning from BrewDog, which has launched a spirit bearing the same name. But BrewDog founder James Watt announced a change of heart on Monday after the Guardian’s report sparked a backlash that saw the firm, a vocal critic of large, faceless brewing firms, accused of acting like “just another multinational corporate machine”. ...
BrewDog accused of hypocrisy after forcing pub to change name image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 04:42:58 PM
. BrewDog, the craft beer company that prides itself on a “punk” ethos, has been accused of acting like “just another multinational corporate machine” after forcing a family-run pub to change its name or face legal action. ...
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. ...
Two major US technology firms 'tricked out of $100m' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 01:39:49 PM
....Posing as an Asian-based manufacturer, Evaldas Rimasauskas tricked staff into transferring money into bank accounts under his control, US officials said. The companies were not named but were described as US-based multinationals, with one operating in social media. ...
Why denying refugees the right to work is a catastrophic error | Paul Collier and Alexander Betts image
.... Syrians, for example, are often skilled and well educated, and share a language with Jordanians. Crucially, international recognition of a regional refugee crisis creates a potential opportunity for the government of Jordan to appeal for the relocation of a number of multinational corporations to Jordan, for reasons that partly connect to corporate social responsibility and partly to core business interests. ...
Pound's jump unsettles London shares image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:06:16 AM
....The London market has risen for the past four trading sessions in a row, notching up three record closes along the way. However, sterling's rise to its highest level since 23 February has raised worries about how it may hurt profits when London-listed multinationals repatriate profits back to the UK. ...
George Osborne is laughing at us as he takes his Evening Standard job | Aditya Chakrabortty image
.... It was an administration of bunglers, chancers and the shameless; it has done huge damage to the relationship between the political elite and the public. And at its centre was Osborne, the tactician-in-chief, the man who cut taxes on multinationals even while he lifted benefits off disabled people. ...
Student digs in Britain giving first-class returns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:40:59 PM
....One specialist developer of student accommodation laid on a golf day at a course just outside the resort town in the south of France to entertain wealthy prospective backers. While more traditional property assets have been hit by tax rises, more regulation and uncertainty surrounding Brexit, big investors including multinational investment banks and overseas pension funds have identified student housing as a goldmine that can generate big and predictable profits. ...
'Lots of nurses have already left': EU workers head for exit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:26:28 PM
....The team spirit in the NHS was and is stimulating. However, it is mainly created by the multinational teams that have in common a love and dedication to their specialty and medicine in general. ...
We will all need a stiff drink to swallow Hammond’s austerity image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 07:00:17 AM
.... The Treasury was developing an industrial strategy under the premiership of James Callaghan and chancellor Denis Healey in 1976-79, but this was abandoned by the Thatcher governments from 1979 and contemptuously dismissed as a failed policy of trying to “pick winners”. We now find that multinationals such as the French PSA Group taking over General Motors’ subsidiaries in Europe want assurances from HMG that, with Britain out of the single market, they can rely on a supply chain within the UK, supported by an accommodating industrial policy and decent infrastructure. ...
Government abdicating responsibility for social care, say providers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 07:00:36 AM
....24 per hour. Care England’s members include independent care providers ranging from single care homes, voluntary organisations providing homecare, and multinational companies such as Bupa. ...
The oil deal, the disgraced former minister, and $800m paid via a UK bank image
....”. Asked about its intelligence-gathering operations, Shell said: “Like most multinational organisations, Shell takes the duty to protect its people, assets and commercially sensitive information seriously and hires those with the most relevant experience to join its corporate security team, including on occasion former government personnel. ...
Sick DPD couriers face £150 charge if unable to find cover image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 07:39:12 PM
....Couriers who deliver parcels for Marks & Spencer, River Island and John Lewis face being charged £150 a day if they cannot find cover when they are ill. Drivers for the multinational company DPD, which also makes home deliveries for Amazon and Asos, told the Guardian the contractual threat meant they sometimes forced themselves to work when sick. ...
Dyson shrugs off Brexit fears with massive UK expansion plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 07:19:58 PM
....Dyson was one of the most prominent business leaders to publicly support Brexit before the referendum in June. His company has developed from a business specialising in bagless vacuum cleaners into a fast-growing multinational technology company selling bladeless fans, air purifiers, hand-dryers, hairdryers and robotic vacuum cleaners. ...
Will business rates hike be final chapter for high street bookshops? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
....In a letter to David Gauke, chief secretary to the Treasury, the Booksellers Association said many bookshops will be crippled by rate increases and described the tax as “archaic”. It also criticises the lack of tax paid by multinational online retailers such as Amazon and called on the Treasury to give bookshops the special status of “community asset value” – reflecting the benefits they bring to the local area – which would allow them to qualify for a 20% discount on their business rates. ...
'The pips are squeaking!' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 09:44:16 PM
....Having a geographical spread has protected them, as commercial property prices vary across the country. "It must be fair that a small retailer in a market town pays less than a multinational on Bond Street," says Mr Shenton. ...
Ministers expected to soften impact of business rate changes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 09:03:22 PM
....“But lots of small businesses are perfectly viable; they just can’t find half their rent again in business rates before all the other expenses. The business rates system probably worked fine in the late 20th century but it is out of date if multinationals like Amazon see their rates bill fall while small independent retailers see theirs rise. ...
Unilever to mount fierce defence against Kraft Heinz after rejecting £115bn offer image
....”. UnileverOwner Anglo-Dutch multinationalHeadquarters Rotterdam and LondonWorkforce 168,000 employeesChief executive Paul PolmanBrands Bertolli, Comfort, Domestos, Dove, Flora, Hellmans, PG Tips, Pot Noodle, Knorr, Marmite, Tresemmé , Vaseline, Lipton, Lynx, Persil, Sure, Ben & Jerry’s, Carte D’Or, Cif. ...
Driverless trucks: economic tsunami may swallow one of most common US jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 12:00:02 PM
.... Massive automated vehicles are already commonly used to move materials for the Australian mining industry. Daimler, the German multinational company, has likewise demonstrated its own model, a giant 18-wheeler with a “highway pilot” mode available (meaning a driver has to remain present, prompting the head of the US branch to say that “tomorrow’s driver will be a logistics manager”). ...
Nurofen maker acquires US baby food and Choco Milk company image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 09:57:31 AM
....Reckitt’s top brands at present are Durex condoms, Mucinex cough remedy and Dettol and Lysol cleaners. Adding baby food to its vast portfolio of household products will raise the company’s standing among consumer multinationals Unilever, Nestlé, Danone and Procter & Gamble. ...
'The UK is a tax haven' – Bermuda attacks plan to end financial secrecy image
....While Bermudian companies did not feature heavily in the Panama Papers, they have played a role in other financial scandals including Bernie Madoff’s notorious Ponzi scheme and more recently in fraudulent public offerings on the Singapore stock exchange. The mid-Atlantic nation is a major centre of tax avoidance, with Google and other multinationals attracted by a zero corporation tax rate. ...
Rolls-Royce faces civil service inquiry over UK state funding image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 03:29:06 PM
....Civil servants are carrying out an internal inquiry to establish whether the engineering giant Rolls-Royce fraudulently obtained financial support worth hundreds of millions of pounds from the government. The inquiry was launched after the multinational manufacturer admitted last month it had used multimillion-pound bribes to secure export orders across the world over four decades. ...
Trump’s honeymoon with the stock market will soon be over | Nouriel Roubini image
....Fifth, Trump is questioning US alliances, cosying up to American rivals such as Russia, and antagonizing important global powers such as China. His erratic foreign policies are spooking world leaders, multinational corporations and global markets generally. ...
Brexit: weak pound threatens craft beer revolution, say brewers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 12:33:32 PM
....Now drinkers, already asked to pay more than £5 a pint for some independent brews, are being warned that they may have to accept price rises or switch to cheaper mass-market brands. Unlike multinational beer companies behind such brands, which are not immune to the weak pound but spend relatively little on ingredients, craft brewers scour the globe for the best hops and malt, often preferring overseas varieties. ...
Drugs firms are accused of putting cancer patients at risk over price hikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 02:54:55 PM
....5bn. The multinational Pfizer was fined £84m in the UK in December for conspiring with a generic company, Flynn Pharma, to raise the price paid by the NHS by 2,600% for an anti-epilepsy drug that came off-patent. ...
Marmite maker: it was right to increase prices after Brexit vote image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 02:20:25 PM
. The Unilever boss has defended the multinational’s decision to raise the price of Marmite, saying many other suppliers have followed suit with price rises or by reducing the size of products in response to the weakening pound. ...
Nigerian oil pollution claims against Shell cannot be heard in UK, court rules image
....Shell welcomed the dismissal of the claims. Igo Weli, general manager for external relations at Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), said: “The court rightly decided these claims should be dealt with by the Nigerian courts and confirmed longstanding principles of corporate law, which are critically important for multinational companies headquartered in the UK. ...
Brexit and Trump mean 'dangerous new phase' for Airbus, says boss image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 04:37:09 PM
....”. MPs also heard that multinational car manufacturers were already putting off investment plans in the UK while uncertainty reigns about what sort of trade deal the government might strike with the EU, and how long negotiations might take. ...
Trump didn’t kill TPP, the people did | Owen Jones image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 09:39:47 AM
....Progressives oppose trade deals like TPP because they cost jobs, shift wealth and power to large corporations, drag down workers’ terms and conditions in a race to the bottom and threaten democracy. TPP – like the hopefully fatally wounded Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership – gave multinationals the ability to sue elected governments in secret courts for policies that threaten their profits. ...
Bernie Sanders supports Trump's TPP order while McCain criticizes opting out image
.... Sanders praised Trump’s decision, saying TPP is “dead and gone”. “Now is the time to develop a new trade policy that helps working families, not just multinational corporations,” Sanders said in a statement. ...
Trump withdraws from Trans-Pacific Partnership amid flurry of orders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 05:46:50 PM
....Like Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders had attacked TPP on the campaign trail, and on Monday he praised Trump’s decision, saying TPP is “dead and gone”. “Now is the time to develop a new trade policy that helps working families, not just multinational corporations,” Sanders said in a statement. ...
The new robot revolution will take the boss's job, not the gardener's image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 01:38:08 PM
.... In the first group were the really dumb ones: those who think that what happened in 2016 was an aberration and that globalisation will be back on track as soon as voters in advanced countries come to their senses. In the second camp were those – the policymakers rather than the chief executives of the big multinational corporations – who understand that the only way to save global capitalism is to reform it in a fundamental way, just as it was after the economic horrors of the 1930s. ...
Rolls-Royce sent agent to 'retrieve' document from India tax office image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 20th of January 2017 01:52:09 PM
....According to the statement of facts on corruption, which was put to the court by the SFO and Rolls-Royce, the individual – identified only as “Intermediary 4” in court documents – was the company’s agent on at least two major deals in India, including the sale of engines for BAE Systems Hawk aircraft in 2004. False accounting and conspiracy to bribe foreign officials in India were part of a series of admissions by Rolls-Royce, as Britain’s leading multinational manufacturer agreed to pay £671m in penalties to settle a long-running corruption investigation by the SFO and regulators in Brazil and the US. ...
Rolls-Royce lobbied ministers to weaken anti-bribery proposals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 06:19:54 PM
....The effort to dilute anti-bribery regulations was conducted under the leadership of Sir John Rose, the firm’s chief executive until 2011, who is facing calls from Labour to be stripped of his knighthood after the bribery settlement. Documents from a 2004 court case show how Rolls-Royce, in alliance with other multinationals, exerted pressure on the government to water down proposals that were intended to combat bribery. ...
Calls for ex-Rolls-Royce CEO to lose knighthood after firm admits bribery image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 07:48:18 PM
....Gardiner added that the regulators should ensure that all the individuals involved in corruption and bribery at Rolls-Royce should be held to account. The manufacturing multinational has been hit with the biggest criminal penalty in British history after being ordered to pay £691m in fines. ...
Rolls-Royce apologises in court after settling bribery case image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of January 2017 01:29:50 PM
....The engineering giant Rolls-Royce has apologised after it was found to have paid bribes including a luxury car and millions of pounds’ worth of cash to middlemen to secure orders in six countries, including Indonesia, Russia and China. Britain’s leading multinational manufacturer made the admissions on Tuesday at the high court in London, a day after it was revealed that it would pay £671m in penalties to settle long-running corruption allegations. ...
Rolls-Royce to pay £671m over bribery claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 05:32:13 PM
. Rolls-Royce, Britain’s leading multinational manufacturer, is to pay £671m in penalties after long-running investigations into claims it paid bribes to land export contracts. ...
Eight men own more than 3.6 billion people do: our economics is broken | Mark Goldring image
.... Yet governments, anxious to defend their own corporate sectors and perceived national interests, have failed to adequately respond to companies’ use of tax loopholes, corporate power and new technology to avoid paying their fair share. Small, taxpaying businesses are forced to operate at a competitive disadvantage against multinationals, encouraging them to find their own dodges in a desperate effort to level the playing field. ...
The new retirement: how an ageing population is transforming Britain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 08:07:13 AM
.... We have to encourage young people to move here if we’re going to survive,” said Hall. A not inconsiderable benefit of a workforce aged over 65 is the wealth of experience: Porlock Futures’ executive committee of six has an average age of 70 and boasts retired executive directors of FTSE 100 companies, multinational managers, and international consultants. ...
Parody-defying World Economic Forum must do better image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 07:33:53 PM
....It’s easy to sneer, of course. Some people return from Davos claiming to have been stimulated, and not just by the hospitality of the 120 (count ’em) sponsors, mostly multinational companies. ...
VW pleads guilty to emissions cheating image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 07:14:26 PM
.... . "This wasn't simply the action of some faceless, multinational corporation," said deputy Attorney-General Sally Yates. ...

Page rendered in 1.7974 seconds.