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The Tax Take: The no-deal Brexit budget can disappoint with impunity

The Tax Take: The no-deal Brexit budget can disappoint with impunity

After the Minister for Finance’s announcement that the upcoming budget will assume no deal, expectations will be low - a good thing if you’re in government

WeWork flies dangerously close to the sun

WeWork flies dangerously close to the sun

Office rental firm WeWork’s valuation is plummeting ahead of a planned IPO as investors fight shy of yet another young company pushing its limits, writes Michelle Davis

Investors play it safe as gloom takes hold

Investors play it safe as gloom takes hold

Worried by downward trends in international markets, investors are starting to look for more secure options for their funds. Gold and silver are possibilities, but currencies such as Swiss and Japanese look more welcoming

Piketty’s sequel upends capitalism to fix inequality

Piketty’s sequel upends capitalism to fix inequality

In his new book, Thomas Piketty, the French economist and writer, advocates ‘participatory socialism’ writes William Horobin

Tax law will be assimilated, and resistance really is futile

Tax law will be assimilated, and resistance really is futile

The consultation process over the EU’s ‘anti-hybrid’ rules ended last week and it rivalled Monty Python in its surreal complexity

Game on: British tech is now playing to win

Game on: British tech is now playing to win

The British technology sector is set to thrive in the coming years, regardless of what ends up happening there with Brexit

British and Irish pensions will still travel after a no-deal Brexit

British and Irish pensions will still travel after a no-deal Brexit

The Common Travel Area agreement between Ireland and Britain should take some of the sting out of Brexit for Irish citizens

Personal finance: A humble fiver makes all the difference

Personal finance: A humble fiver makes all the difference

The rise in the old age pension earlier this year, derided as an irrelevance at the time, has meant that tens of thousands are no longer obliged to keep part of their pension pot locked away until they are 75

Tenant-led rent register could show violations of zone caps

Tenant-led rent register could show violations of zone caps

Rent pressure zones clearly work. If they didn’t, they would not be generating so much resentment and resistance from landlords and developers

How does your corporate group finance its activities?

How does your corporate group finance its activities?

Europe has spoken: in its view, Ireland’s law allowing corporate tax deductions for interest on borrowings is not okay

Equity loans: A new lease of life?

Equity loans: A new lease of life?

Products that let borrowers tap into the value of their home got a bad reputation after the crash. If there is a revival, expect them to be significantly different

The Tax Take: What to expect as Brexit bites

The Tax Take: What to expect as Brexit bites

Look beyond the blame game and we can be certain about some dire outcomes from Britain’s EU divorce

Datalex fails to arrest nosedive

Datalex fails to arrest nosedive

As Datalex's shareholders reel from news that losses are even worse than forecast, regulatory bodies may be preparing to take a look

Push comes  to shove in US-China trade battle

Push comes to shove in US-China trade battle

Beijing’s decision to let its currency weaken surprised the markets, and it is far from clear if Washington can muster an intelligent response

It will be tax, Jim, but not as we know it

It will be tax, Jim, but not as we know it

A new controlled foreign companies rule is the first of many dramatic legal changes coming down the line