Apple faces a €13bn tax bill after Brussels ruled its tax arrangement broke European law. Does this spell the end for tax-dodging by multinationals? Simon Wilson reports.
Articles written by Simon Wilson
America recently took a step towards getting rid of private prisons. Would Britain be better off doing the same? Simon Wilson reports.
Governments sold off council houses and haven’t built more. The result has been a boon for buy-to-let landlords, but what about the rest of us? Simon Wilson reports.
When the Duke of Westminster died recently, he left behind a vast estate – much of it exempt from inheritance tax. How so? Simon Wilson explains.
Sir Philip Green, the former owner of BHS, has been branded the “unacceptable face of capitalism” by MPs investigating the retailer’s collapse. Is that fair? Simon Wilson reports.
The City was largely in favour of remaining in the EU and was worried about the prospects for business if we voted Leave. What’s on the cards for the financiers?
Italian banks are on the brink of collapse and EU rules make bail-outs seem politically impossible. Will they fall – and who will they take down with them?
Voting to leave the European Union was the easy bit – years of political and legal wrangling and protracted trade deals now lie ahead, says Simon Wilson.
Politicians are obsessed with the UK’s budget deficit, but our current-account deficit is the largest since the 1940s. Could Brexit turn it into a crisis? Simon Wilson reports.
The air we breathe is killing us – and costing us a fortune too. But if you think electric cars are the answer, think again, says Simon Wilson.