Tag Archives : Economics


Corporations Don’t Pay Corporate Tax – Individual Consumers Do

Having worked in the finance department of a multinational organisation,I assumed that it was common knowledge that individuals as opposed to companies foot the bill for Corporation Tax. But judging by my social media accounts over the past weeks, it seems that most of the public fail to realise this. I have heard arguments that increasing corporation tax will benefit society as companies will have to pay more. Yes, the government will collect higher taxes from a higher corporation tax but the ones who be paying this higher bill is people like you and I as opposed to companies. To put it in the simplest of terms, any company that […]


How Inflation Affects Everyday Life

In the financial news, inflation seems to be all the talk of late. The Bank of England has predicted that inflation will hit close to 3% next year and this is a dramatic change from the current deflationary environment. One of the key drivers in bringing inflation to the shores of Britain is the devaluation of the Pound (£). After the brexit vote, the pound has depreciated greatly against most other developed currencies. The devaluation of the Pound makes imports more expensive as you know have to pay more pounds for a given amount of a foreign currency. As imports in the form of products and raw materials rise, businesses […]