The chancellor has inked an agreement with Spain, France, Italy and Germany to share information on the “ultimate owners of companies” – shedding light on financial wrongdoing.
So, David Cameron has been investing in offshore funds and avoiding his taxes whilst at the same time telling us we are all "in it together". With this revelation and the recent coverage of the revelations regarding Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, you may be forgiven if you now have the impression that there is one rule for the rich and powerful and another for the rest of us.
Friday marks our weekly rundown of the ten most popular articles on Real Business and we’ve seen our readers captivated by the exorbitant requests made by luxury travellers, the wild rants of leaders that should probably be avoided, how to become a household name and more.
Social tech investor Nominet Trust has delivered seed investments for eight British tech for good ventures, providing approximately £50,000 to each business to support disabilities, young offenders and more.
Alongside Microsoft, Real Business has trekked the business landscape and swatted away tech-based startups to discover the often unsung community of small enterprises leveraging digital means to compete with bigger players – and MADE-BY is our latest find.
SMEs across the UK are poised to benefit greatly from simplified annual filing requirements, as part of the implementation of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act.