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Glasgow Rangers fans conduct a campaign of intimidation — report

Rangers, the Glasgow football club, has had a torrid couple of seasons off the pitch, culminating in a spectacular implosion that forced it into administration in February. In a lengthy blog post today, Channel 4 … Continue reading “Glasgow Rangers fans conduct a campaign of intimidation — report”


UK security firm G4S ignored warnings that could have prevented Iraq murders — report

In the wake of the Olympic Games vetting scandal, private security company G4S may have hoped that its period on the public rack had come to an end. But G4S’s vetting, it appears, … Continue reading “UK security firm G4S ignored warnings that could have prevented Iraq murders — report”


UK luxury retailer Burberry stops production in China on concerns over worker’s conditions

The British owned luxury goods manufacturer Burberry has pulled production of its bags from a factory in the Guangdong Province of China, the Bureau has learnt. The move follows concerns that working hours … Continue reading “UK luxury retailer Burberry stops production in China on concerns over worker’s conditions”


Cameron and Clegg just don’t get it

by Dave Chaplin, CEO, ContractorCalculator.co.uk Under the new off-payroll rules the Government has decided to implement processes within its own departments that 12 years ago HMRC said “would be inappropriate and burdensome” – … Continue reading “Cameron and Clegg just don’t get it”


How to Get Out Of Debt

Being in debt is one of life’s biggest pressures, and it can be difficult for anyone to deal with. Fortunately, there are solutions and companies out there that want to help if the … Continue reading “How to Get Out Of Debt”


Where to Start with Corporate Financial Planning

It’s never wise to underestimate the importance of financial planning, and in these risky times it’s crucial to get it right. Owners of large businesses and corporations usually have sound accounting knowledge and … Continue reading “Where to Start with Corporate Financial Planning”


Fixing the UK’s leaking financial tap

By Dave Chaplin, CEO of ContractorCalculator As any plumber will tell you there’s more than one way to fix a leak – you can patch it up for short term effect or do … Continue reading “Fixing the UK’s leaking financial tap”


Shell’s $400 million Niger Delta security funds better invested on local communities — report

Oil giant Shell has spent almost $400m in three years guarding its installations in the Niger Delta, including maintaining its own 1,200-strong internal ‘police’ force, running a network of plainclothes informants and supplying … Continue reading “Shell’s $400 million Niger Delta security funds better invested on local communities — report”


BBC Radio 4 explores ways to fix Britain’s broken banking system

On Saturday afternoon BBC’s Radio 4 reached the halfway point in a new series looking at what is wrong with British banking and how it might be repaired. ‘Fixing Broken Banking,’ presented by … Continue reading “BBC Radio 4 explores ways to fix Britain’s broken banking system”


Australian horse racing stained by money laundering and race fixing — report

Much has changed since the first horses arrived in Australia, aboard a female convict ship, in January 1788. Today, Australians are among the most enthusiastic gamblers on horse racing in the world, spending … Continue reading “Australian horse racing stained by money laundering and race fixing — report”


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