UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown is set to announce that as many as ten
offshore jurisdictions have agreed to greater tax transparency and share of
High profile tax havens including Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg,
Monaco, Austria and Andorra are thought to be party to the deals, according to
Switzerland and Austria have been under significant pressure from the OECD to
sign the share of information signings.
As part of the G20 talks this week, Brown is anticipating many countries will
agree to bi-lateral arrangements in demonstrating international co-operation on
the exchange of tax data.
The application of robotics in finance functions is moving faster than predicted. Although, companies are cautious in how they are applying artificial intelligence to ensure results first, many are stepping up their investigations
EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has defended the decision to order technology giant Apple to pay €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes to the Irish government
Carillion has announced the appointment of a new finance director as it reported a rise in first half profits and sales led by strong growth in its support services business
The UK inflation rate hit its highest level in almost two years in July, suggesting that the sharp fall in sterling following the UK referendum to leave the European Union is forcing prices up