Monthly Archives:: December 2012

Starbucks To Reduce Paid Lunch Breaks

Starbucks has been in the news in recent weeks for all the wrong reasons, most notably their tax avoidance practices that the House of Commons’ Public Accounts Committee recently branded as ‘immoral’. It is a fact that Starbucks has paid a mere £8.6m in UK tax over the past 13 years on sales of £3.1bn…. Read more »

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The Implications Of Employee Ownership

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne is proposing to fast track legislation that enables employees to trade in some of their employment rights in return for shares in the company in which they work. Details are still sketchy but it appears that employees will be able to take stakes worth between £2,000 and £50,000… Read more »

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