BBC presenter Simon McCoy announces he is leaving corporation 

BBC News presenter Simon McCoy has announced he is leaving the corporation after nearly 18 years. The 59-year-old confirmed the news on social media, after his floor manager wished him luck on his final day.  McCoy, who joined the BBC from Sky in 2004, is expected to present the News at One for the last … Read more

Rishi Sunak Budget ‘super deduction’ could wipe Amazon corporation tax bill to ZERO, say campaigners

Rishi Sunak’s ‘super deduction’ could let Amazon wipe out its bill: Online giant’s corporation tax could be cut to zero, campaigners warn The online retail giant’s British sales soared 51 per cent to £19.4billion last year Its warehousing arm paid £6.3mil in tax in 2019 despite raking in £3bn in sales But campaign groups say … Read more

Former BBC executive admits corporation ‘over-caters’ to 60-year-old white men from the south

Opera boss and former BBC executive admits corporation ‘over-caters’ to 60-year-old white men from the south Stuart Murphy, now boss of English National Opera, said the ‘tide had changed’ He added there’s ‘not lots’ for under-25s on ‘BBC airwaves apart from BBC3’ He was discussing corporation’s reinstatement of BBC3 as broadcast TV channel By Paul Revoir … Read more

Rishi Sunak’s ‘super deduction’ could let Amazon wipe out its corporation tax bill, campaigners warn

Rishi Sunak’s ‘super deduction’ could let Amazon wipe out its bill: Online giant’s corporation tax could be cut to zero, campaigners warn The online retail giant’s British sales soared 51 per cent to £19.4billion last year Its warehousing arm paid £6.3mil in tax in 2019 despite raking in £3bn in sales But campaign groups say … Read more

Rishi Sunak announces corporation tax will INCREASE from 19% to 25% 

Rishi Sunak today announced corporation tax will increase from 19 per cent to 25 per cent in 2023 as he said it is ‘fair and necessary’ to ask businesses to pay more to help the UK recover from the coronavirus crisis.  The Chancellor stressed that the 25 per cent rate will still be the lowest … Read more

Rishi Sunak to raise income tax, corporation tax and place levy on online deliveries after Covid

Rishi Sunak could launch a tax raid on online businesses – including a green tax on deliveries – as part of plans to replenish the country’s coffers in the wake of the Covid pandemic. The Chancellor is reportedly looking to ‘level up the playing field’ between online and high street businesses as part of a series … Read more

Rishi Sunak ‘set to hike corporation tax at Budget on March 3’

Rishi Sunak ‘is set to hike corporation tax and hand self-employed £2,500 a month in Covid grants’ at Budget as furlough is extended Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his latest Budget on March 3 next week The Chancellor is said to be considering hiking corporation tax to 25 per cent Meanwhile, £7,500 grants for self-employed … Read more

BBC senior executive is paid £330,000 a year to monitor whether the Corporation is impartial

BBC’s anti-bias boss: Senior executive is paid £330,000 a year to monitor whether the Corporation is impartial Kevin MacQuarrie given title of Executive Sponsor Safeguarding Impartiality   Stood down as BBC director for nationals and regions at the end of last year  He cited the BBC1 drama Roadkill as an example of ‘partial’ broadcasting By Gareth … Read more

Emily Maitlis’ BBC documentary on Dominic Cummings breached accuracy rules, corporation finds

A BBC documentary about Dominic Cummings broke accuracy rules by implying that Boris Johnson‘s former chief aide was prejudiced against Muslims, the broadcaster’s complaints unit has found.  Taking Control: The Dominic Cummings Story, presented by Emily Maitlis, risked misleading viewers by taking quotes from a paper by his think-tank about migration out of context, the unit … Read more

‘The BBC is like W1A’: Former news boss compares top of the corporation to the comedy spoof 

‘The BBC really is like W1A’: Former news boss compares top of the corporation to the comedy show and says too many big decisions are made by ‘white liberals’ Ex BBC News head Roger Mosey said mockumentary W1A reflects ‘a lot of truth’   He said too many of the BBC’s decisions are made in London … Read more