Offshore Stiffed

‘Tax havens are distant and mysterious, and presumably up to no good. What better scapegoats could there be?’

Lax on Tax

'Germans are obsessed with paying taxes - they are affronted by any state with little or not taxation - such as the British Virgin Islands'

Prelatical Tax Collectors

'It is profoundly irresponsible for priests, rabbis or imams to make excuses for breaking the law'

Uncharitable Act

Britain's claim to be the world's foremost philanthropic nation is under threat under George Osborne's new reforms

Taxing Times

'Beware: your government is about to become dangerous. It is about to become California'

Should Baby Boomers Feel the Pinch?

The Shadow Universities and Skills Secretary David Willetts discusses the legacy of the post-war generation with the senior Labour MP Frank Field and Daniel Johnson, the Editor of Standpoint

Poor Little Rich Girl

‘We have veritably criminalised making money. The proposition that rich people have rights, too, has flown out the window’

Goal-hangers and Glory-hunters

‘The banking-football XI would certainly play an unusual formation: no defenders but 11 strikers’

Bonus Envy

‘Why should the Beckhams and Rooneys of corporate finance be penalised, but not the Beckhams and Rooneys of football?’

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"