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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Gambling watchdog under fire over betting firms’ role in addiction taskforce

Companies are ‘marking their own homework’ by being part of working groups, say critics The gambling regulator has denied allowing betting firms to “mark their own homework”, after it asked companies behind a string of high-profile transgressions to le…

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Gambling watchdog under fire over betting firms’ role in addiction taskforce

Companies are ‘marking their own homework’ by being part of working groups, say critics The gambling regulator has denied allowing betting firms to “mark their own homework”, after it asked companies behind a string of high-profile transgressions to le…

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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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UK to press ahead with digital tax despite US pressure, Javid insists

Washington threatens retaliation over 2% levy on giant tech companiesThe chancellor, Sajid Javid, has insisted that the UK will go ahead with plans for a tax on giant tech companies this spring despite intensifying pressure from the US to drop the idea…

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