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Novo Nordisk diabetes research centre at the University of Oxford is to employ 100 scientists. Photograph: Novo Nordisk/PA Wire

Novo Nordisk, the world’s top maker of diabetes drugs, is investing £115 million (€134 million) in a new research centre in Britain, undeterred by Bre(...)

Northern Ireland Minister for Finance Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: “We need the type of investment in jobs, in infrastructure, which will make us economically competitive.” File photograph: PA

Finance ministers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have called for a cash injection in next month’s UK budget. The brakes should be taken off (...)

The British treasury estimates it would cost the Northern Ireland Executive about £325 million (€440 million) to cut the corporation tax rate in the North. Photograph: PA

The cost of introducing a lower rate of corporation tax could be dramatically less than previously projected. The British treasury estimates it would (...)

WH Smith said boarding passes were requested from customers but not demanded

Retailers operating in Dubin Airport have said consumers do not have to show boarding passes when making purchases but sources say a widespread fai(...)

Lord Stephen Green: Conservatives were condemned by Labour for not investigating the former HSBC chief executive before appointing him as a trade minister. Photograph: Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images

The British tax authorities settled cases against 1,000 people who had used Switzerland-based HSBC accounts to avoid taxes rather than prosecute them(...)

UK shadow chancellor Ed Balls: “Why, in the five years since this government was first given information about how HSBC helped people evade tax, has there only been one prosecution out of 1,100 individuals identified?”

Oxfam Ireland is urging European leaders to make tax more transparent after the revelation that the HSBC’s Swiss banking arm helped wealthy customers(...)

Labour’s Northern Ireland spokesman, Ivan Lewis: until now, Labour has been less than enthusiastic about the new powers, consistently raising questions about Northern Ireland’s ability to replace the lost tax income

Legislation to cut Northern Ireland’s corporation tax rate will be supported by the Labour Party, which guarantees that it will become law before the(...)

 Chancellor  George Osborne will speak with fellow EU finance ministers, including  Michael Noonan, about the crisis at a scheduled Ecofin meeting in Brussels on Friday. Photograph: PA

A senior British minister has warned the European Commission not to impose interest penalties on the UK from December 1st over its refusal to pay an e(...)

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron: quick back-paddled on the EU membership referendum he proposed and promised by 2017. Photograph: Reuters

Despite the parliamentary posturing over the Irish taxation system in Britain over the past year, Britain has recognised that it can compete better ag(...)

Chancellor George Osborne with David Gauke, exchequer secretary to the UK Treasury department. Mr Gauke said Britain is now ‘top of the list’ for big investments from multinationals.  Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

A senior British government official has boasted that the UK is winning foreign investment from companies that would otherwise have located in Ireland(...)

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