Finance and reporting

Governments pledge to stop tech giants exploiting tax loopholes

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Plan for specific changes to tax diplomacy for G20 countries
08 Jul 2013

Google unveils London 'groundscraper' HQ

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£650m King's Cross base will be 20 metres longer than the Shard skyscraper is tall
01 Jul 2013

Icahn looking for $5.2bn in loans for Dell buyout bid

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Billionaire's plan 'unrealistic' because of a $2.9bn shortfall, says Dell
25 Jun 2013

Build a spin-off entertainment arm, Third Point hedge fund urges Sony

Investor ups stake but lays down law to struggling electronics firm
18 Jun 2013

Dan Wagner plans London Stock Exchange return with £170m float for Venda

Dot-com entrepreneur plans initial public offering valuing company at up to £170m
17 Jun 2013

Google's 'contrived' tax arrangements must be 'fully investigated' by HMRC

Public Accounts Committee launches scathing attack on web giant's UK tax practices
13 Jun 2013

Vodafone pays no UK corporation tax for the second time

Despite revenues exceeding £5bn, mobile firm says it wiped out tax liabilities with investments and interest payments
07 Jun 2013

Google will pay higher taxes if laws changed, says Schmidt

Google chairman once again defends firm's tax arrangements
28 May 2013

Lenovo reports 90 per cent hike in net profit

Chinese firm beats expectations, reporting $127m in net profit
23 May 2013

HP shares rise despite 32 per cent drop in profits in Q2

World's largest PC maker beat analysts' low expectations
23 May 2013

Apple CEO Tim Cook defends company against charges of aggressive tax avoidance

Apple pays one-in-forty corporate tax dollars, says Cook
22 May 2013

Tech City firms facing shortages in funding and skilled staff

In the venture capital world, London is considered dysfunctional, says Mike Lynch
21 May 2013

NHS Wales selects V1 over Oracle to save £1m a year

V1's document management solution also chosen ahead of Brainware, Kofax Markview, Cannon and Readsoft
21 May 2013

Apple 'avoids paying billions of dollars in tax', say US senators

Apple uses 'complex web of offshore entities', including three in Ireland, where it is taxed 0.05 per cent
21 May 2013

Google denies accusations of 'unethical' tax arrangement

Google's European boss, Matt Brittin, once again faces Public Accounts Committee over tax
16 May 2013

Icahn and Southeastern return with another Dell counter-offer

Investor duo suggests current owners keep equity position
10 May 2013

BT's annual profits rise despite revenue fall

BT claims it has created 3,000 jobs in past year through its investments
10 May 2013

Barnes & Noble shares leap 24 per cent on report that Microsoft to buy Nook tablet and ebook business

Report comes six days after plans revealed for Nook devices to support Google Play
10 May 2013

Sony makes £280m profit after four years of losses

Restructuring programme, weaker yen and asset sales all benefit Japanese firm
09 May 2013

Apple avoids over $9bn in US taxes through debt deal

Scheme based around selling bonds in firm to avoid using taxable overseas funds
03 May 2013

Facebook mobile advertising contributes to 38 per cent revenue boost

Overall revenue up 38 per cent compared with Q1 2012
02 May 2013

Google recalled to parliament to clarify tax questions

Investigation finds sales staff may be based in UK, which would make Google liable for sales taxes
02 May 2013

Apple starts record-breaking bond sale with $17bn kick-off

Slowing iPhone and iPad sales prompts scheme to hand money back to shareholders
01 May 2013

Yahoo's Mayer receives $36m in first six months as CEO

Figures revealed along with shareholder plans to curb board pay
01 May 2013