Bob Diamond’s tax bill is just the tip of the iceberg.
Britain should rein in salaries at Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds as anger over bankers’ pay mounted ahead of their annual general meetings.
Employers could be made to pay Revenue & Customs in order to trade after the taxman was awarded new powers last week.
Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond should not get any bonus at all, according to a shareholders advisory group.
The rising cost of stamps is set to add millions of pounds to the cost of sending cheques in the post as it becomes the more expensive payment option.
Britain will likely avoid sliding back into recession this year, thanks to solid growth in overseas markets, but the the government needs to do more to intice banks to lend into a weak economy, the British Chambers of Commerce said Tuesday.