January 29th

What does the row over Google’s tax bill tell us about the corporate tax system?

Corporate tax has rarely excited the imagination of the public as much as in recent years. This week Google has become the latest company to attract widespread anger over the amount of tax it has paid in the UK. The sense that there are some big, profitable companies paying relatively little in corporate tax has led many to try to allocate blame. Are multinationals simply behaving badly? Is HMRC cutting sweetheart deals with favoured companies? Have politicians failed in their task of writing the tax rules?

January 13th

‘No win, no fee’ has made pursuing a clinical negligence claim more accessible for many but some serious cases may fall through the funding gap

The growth in lawyers working on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis has removed the financial barrier to pursuing a clinical negligence claim for many people, but a small number of serious cases may be falling through the funding gap, according to research published by the Nuffield Foundation.

January 6th

Tim Gardam appointed Chief Executive of the Nuffield Foundation

The board of trustees is delighted to announce the appointment of influential educator and broadcaster Tim Gardam as the new Chief Executive of the Nuffield Foundation.

Tim is currently Principal of St Anne’s College at the University of Oxford and Chairman of the Which? Council. He will take up his position at the Foundation on 1 September 2016.