“The biggest misunderstanding is that everything we do is geared towards saving tax for our clients”

Business quote of the day.

“The biggest misunderstanding is that everything we do is geared towards saving tax for our clients”
Bill Dodwell, Deloitte, defending accountancy at the Economic Affairs Committee yesterday.

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia

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Word of the week: Owened

Each week The Staggers will pick a new word to describe our uncharted political and socioeconomic territory. 

 

In a week where Jeremy Corbyn won the Labour leadership election for a second time, the word of the week is:

Owened (verb)

To be totally publicly humiliated.

Origin:

Jonn Elledge

Usage: 

"LOL, Owened."

"Corbyn totally Owened Smith when it came to the Isis question."

"You thought you'd win, but you were Owened."

Articles to read if you got Owened:

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