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We all have a default emotional reaction when we are treated poorly by others. There’s the person who will get very anxious when shouted at by someon(...)

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. It is not clear that all elements of policy are currently aligned in the UK to credibly reinforce the brand envisaged by this deliberate policy decision. REUTERS/UK Parliament / AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS

To quote Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, “your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room”. Having worked in international (...)

Michael O’Leary of Ryanair: businessman is attending the 63rd Bilderberg, which takes  place near the Austrian Tyrol town of Telfs, 40km down the road from where the G7 meeting took place. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary and Peter Sutherland, chairman of Goldman Sachs International, will fly the flag for Ireland at this year’s Bilderberg, (...)

Bono, of U2, the Irish band with Dutch tax residency:  31st on the list of movers and shakers in the tax world. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The International Tax Review is a London-based multimedia publication that is a major source of information and debate for those whose profession and/(...)

Some very old IOUs

It was a sorry tale of speculation, grossly over-inflated share values, stock crash and ruin for many thousands. Company money was used to deal in its(...)

A break with sterling?
  • UK
  • February 17, 2014, 01:00

Scotland’s independence debate is not really about casting it adrift to run its own affairs, but, in an age of interdependence, about how many (...)

A sign from a branch of a Lloyds bank is reflected in a window in central London. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Lloyds Banking Group chairman Win Bischoff will retire in the next year, handing the reins to a successor who (...)