Published 13/3/17 4:33PM
The Chancellor’s Spring Budget backtracked on his Party’s election pledge not to raise National Insurance.
At the same time as hitting the self-employed, he is not listening to a City think-tank which is calling to tax the banking sector more.
Published 1/12/16 5:11PM
Published 16/11/16 5:32PM
After progress on climate finance and loss and damage at Paris, we must ensure that we make the right steps forward in Marrakech.
Julie-Anne Richards, who has been following the international climate negotiations for the past decade, writes from COP22 in this guest blog.
Published 18/10/16 5:57PM
With FTT negotiations deadlocked, strong pressure from civil society changed the minds of three blocking countries resulting in a breakthrough at a meeting of finance ministers on 10 October.
Published 6/10/16 5:16PM
With negotiations for the world’s first regional financial transactions tax “99% done” (according to Austrian Finance Minister Hans-Joerg Schelling), more than 250 economists and academics are calling on the 10 finance ministers involved in the talks to finally seal the deal on Monday.