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Drug companies dodge $3.8bn in taxes, money needed to fight poverty

Four of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies may be dodging taxes to the tune of an estimated $3.8 billion [£3bn], suggests a new report from Oxfam today. ...

Reaction: New tax transparency bill is great news for the world's poorest people

The Government has just announced that it will accept an amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill which will require the UK's overseas territories to publish public registers...

More than 80 per cent of new global wealth goes to top 1 per cent while poorest half get nothing

Eighty-two percent of wealth generated last year across the world went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half saw their wealth...

Reaction: Sheer volume of Paradise Papers data shows industrial-scale tax dodging

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has just published new data on close to 25,000 entities connected to the Paradise Papers. Commenting on this release of files on Appleby...

IMF's advice to countries is detached from its rhetoric on inequality

New Oxfam analysis shows the International Monetary Fund's key "Article IV" advice fails to reduce gap between rich and poor  The International Monetary Fund's...

RB calls for tougher tax laws that would protect poor countries following Oxfam investigation

British multinational RB, the manufacturer of household items such as Dettol and Vanish, has today backed a public campaign for tougher tax laws after an Oxfam investigation suggested that poor countries...

REACTION New director of World Health Organization must act to end health inequalities

Oxfam congratulated Dr Tedros on his appointment as new Director-General of the World Health Organization today and warned that determined leadership was needed to tackle health inequalities around...

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Oxfam reaction to party manifestos on UK inequality

Commenting on the party manifestos, Sally Copley, Oxfam Head of UK Campaigns and Policy, said: ...

Europe's biggest banks post quarter of profits in tax havens

New data highlights value of tax transparency in the fight against tax dodging Europe's 20 biggest banks posted profits of at least £18 billion (€25 billion) in global tax...

Reaction: Prime Minister's commitment to economic reform must ensure the economy benefits all

Commenting in response to the Prime Minister's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos today, in which she said a new approach from business and government was needed to respond to public...

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