An Afghan man shot by police at Amsterdam’s central station on Friday after stabbing two American tourists had a “terrorist” motive, city officials said on Saturday.
Chancellors have fought shy of reforming a system in which higher-rate taxpayers benefit most. But £10bn could be saved
Pensions tax relief is a juicy morsel for the chancellor should he find a way to make it benefit the exchequer. Even a small slice of the £38bn spent each year subsidising pension saving could help thousands of schools and hundreds of hospitals that would otherwise be starved of cash.
A £10bn saving is not outside the bounds of possibility, and that is without even shaking the system to its foundations. All Philip Hammond needs to do in his autumn budget is take away the tax relief top-up offered to higher-rate taxpayers and the £10bn a year can be his.
Tax reliefs share the same thinking, which is that people won’t do the right thing without a huge bung from the state
After Aston Martin declared its bullish post-EU intentions last week, here are some other captains of industry who are sanguine about the future
The majority of big British business leaders are worried about the potential fallout from a no-deal Brexit. But amid the warnings over jobs losses, withheld investments, weaker economic growth and political unrest, some captains of industry are more sanguine.
Last week, Aston Martin shrugged off concerns over Brexit damaging the British car industry and announced its flotation plans, while household appliance maker Dyson has earmarked a £200m expansion of its research campus to test electric cars, with enough space for 2,000 people. Here are some of the British business figures who believe Brexit will not be negative for the economy.
This week, we speak with Eldon Scott, President of Urban Space. The company was founded in 1972 in the U.K., where it developed more than 50 sites specializing in creating artisan food halls and holiday gift venues. The company is a variation of a real estate model, that seeks out under-utilized spaces, and creates a community around…
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Huawei has beaten Apple — barely — to the world’s first 7nm chipset.
Some may look at the name of thenew Vacheron Constantin “One of Not Many” campaign and wonder how they came up with it, but because they turn to some of today’s more creative contemporary artists, photographers, musicians to help tell the brand story, it may justify the “One of Not Many” theme.
If you are taking canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, empagliflozin, ertugliflozin, or any other sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, you may want to pay attention to this FDA warning.