Karen Jones

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World's big companies must be made to pay fair share of tax

Intangible assets are not the only way multinationals can shift profits and avoid tax. There is the notion of tax-law shopping, where companies take …

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ONSHORE wind, the cheapest form of renewable energy, attracts many enthusiasts. Those who live close to planned wind farms are rarely among them. In …

Web start-ups inspired by Kickstarter, a crowdfunding site which helps artists, game-designers and gadget-makers find patrons, are helping locals raise cash for improvements to their neighbourhoods http://econ.st/12r48bw

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US retail giant Amazon has unveiled plans for a futuristic greenhouse-style headquarters "where employees can work and socialize in a more natural, park-like setting". "The generative idea is that a plant-rich environment has many positive qualities that are not often found in a typical office setting," according to Amazon's proposal. How would you like to work there? Full story here: http://soa.li/sQ79m2I

Amtrak speeds up its Wi-Fi

WI-FI beggars can't be choosers. The wireless internet provided by Amtrak, America's government-subsidised interstate passenger railway, is slow, …