Category Archives: Multinationals Activity

Globalisation has given Multinationals the ability to take advantage of National Laws to gain unfair advantage in a surprising number of ways.

Shenanigans at two different Banks

Jose Manuel Barroso, former Portuguese PM, but most of us would have known him as the top dog / EU Commission President from 2004 to 2014. In this period he oversaw and orchestrated the greatest bailout of the banking industry … Continue reading

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The high cost of cheap products for the 1st world

http://inthesetimes.com/features/special-economic-zones-corporate-utopia-capitalism.html

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Apple’s unpaid Irish taxes are chicken feed.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-03-12/cash-abroad-rises-206-billion-as-apple-to-ibm-avoid-tax

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Taxpayers on the hook again, as developers walk away.

  Maurice Bracken, who worked for Clerys for more than 30 years before the staff were turfed out when the building was sold last June, tells an interesting story about the weeks immediately prior to its closure. In hindsight, his … Continue reading

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Be careful not to ful ourselves!

Multinationals behind 26.3% GDP rise Growth figures affected by number of one-off factors in tech and aircraft leasing EOIN BURKE KENNEDY A handful of multinational companies in the tech, pharma and aircraft leasing sectors were responsible for an extraordinary jump … Continue reading

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BHS Story rumbles on.

Todays press 26.04.2016 is full of stories of the shenanigans of the previous owners of British Home Stores.   We commented yesterday on some of the activities of the “party animals” Philip and Tina Green and their lavish lifestyle supported by … Continue reading

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BHS (founded1928) in Receivership

British Home Stores went into Receivership barely 12 months after being bought from Phillip Green for One Pound Stg ! In theory Green lost his shirt but its not that straightforward; is anything when it comes to the wheeling and … Continue reading

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