Business quote of the day: Lord Myners on tax

"Corporation tax for multinationals operating in the UK is close to being a voluntary payment" 

Former City minister, Lord Myners, speaking ahead of bosses from Amazon, Google and Starbucks appearing in front of MPs this afternoon. The executives will give evidence on the subject of tax avoidance to the Public Accounts Committee, following criticism that the companies don’t pay enough tax on their UK earnings.

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia

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The NS Podcast #113: Europe's refugee crisis

Plus: Terry Pratchett's last Discworld novel.

This week, we ask whether Cameron will respond to the growing refugee crisis in Europe, discuss the Labour leadership as the election grows ever closer, and discuss Terry Pratchett's final posthumous work.

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