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CICTAR on BBC News at Six

Short clip to promote Panorama's Crisis in Care: Follow the Money, which aired in conjunction with the release of CICTAR's latest report, Death, Deception & Dividends: Disturbing Details of the UK's Largest Care Home Operator. The clip originally aired on the BBC News...

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Care homes: Following the money trail

By Alison Holt, 6 December 2021 When someone says "follow the money", that is probably what Jason will be doing. He works for an organisation called CICTAR - the Centre for International Corporate Tax Accountability and Research - which is funded by trade unions and...

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Daily Mail: How care-crisis homes made Saudis millions

By Sian Boyle, 6 December 2021 Former health secretary Jeremy Hunt said the CICTAR report exposed ‘the Wild West’ of the current social care landscape. ‘To me, it is the unacceptable face of capitalism, because this is a sector that is under enormous pressure,’ he...

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Unions accuse Uber NZ of avoiding $13m in tax

By Chris Keall, 18 November 2021 Unions say research indicates Uber avoided between $6.4 million and $12.8m in corporate tax in New Zealand for 2020. The research, carried out by the Centre for International Corporate Tax Accountability (Cictar) and Research, was...

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Report claims Uber avoided millions in NZ company tax

By Anan Zaki, Nov 18 2021 A new report is claiming ride-sharing company Uber avoided millions of dollars in tax in New Zealand last year. The report by the Centre for International Corporate Tax Accountability and Research (CICTAR), FIRST Union and E tū said Uber used...

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Mining giant rejects $500 million tax evasion claims

CICTAR's report into Glencore received coverage in the Australian media, notably the Courier Mail: One of Australia’s largest mining corporations has been accused of using offshore tax havens in Switzerland and Bermuda to hide millions, but it has hit back. Read more...

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The Fight for the Future of Social Care

By Dan Smith, 15 May 2021 "The use of the term ‘leaks’ implies that this is an accidental and unavoidable phenomenon, but the truth is that it masks a deliberate and concealed strategy of profit extraction and aggressive tax avoidance employed by private equity-owned...

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Privatisation of the healthcare sector will reduce quality

ACOD Lokale en Regionale Besturen (General Union of Public Services, Belgium), 5 October 2021 The following article appeared as an opinion piece in Apache, a cooperatively owned Belgian publication specialising in investigative reporting. Written by Jason Ward...

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