Britain’s tax on tech titans may be the key to cutting them down to size

Trump is threatening retaliation if the UK plan becomes law. But taking a tough line may be the key to a global dealWhen US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin threatens to impose tariffs on a country’s car industry if it taxes American tech giants, you …

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Tesco’s plastics purge: what took so long and is it enough?

Campaigners welcome common-sense move but say companies need to be bolderTesco to stop sale of plastic-wrapped multipacks in storesTesco is to remove 67m pieces of plastic from its shelves from March by doing away with the plastic wraps commonplace on …

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OECD could persuade UK to drop digital tax – and thereby avoid US threats | Nils Pratley

Joining France in delaying tax would be a manifesto U-turn by Javid, but not a screeching oneHere’s a ladder, Mr Javid, would you like to climb down? That was not, obviously, how the head of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development pi…

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