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Avoiding Avoidance

December 2012

The UK government is slashing spending on vital public services and welfare, increasing poverty and inequality. At a time when vulnerable people are bearing the brunt of the cuts, the UK government is making it easier for multinational companies to cut their tax bills.

Every year the UK government loses out on £25 billion in revenue to tax avoidance by large companies and rich individuals. These tax dodgers act as giant parasites, sucking profits out and leaving the rest of society paying the price.

PDF icon Avoiding Avoidance UPDATE - 21-01-13.pdf

Stop the Bulldozers

November 2012

JCB's complicity in Israel’s crimes against the Palestinian people

PDF icon Stop the Bulldozers, JCB report, 2012.pdf

Up Front: Privatisation of War

September 2012

With the recent furore over private security contractor G4S failing to supply the required number of security personnel for the Olympics, this issue of Up Front looks deeper into the murky underworld of private military and security companies.

PDF icon Up Front - Privatisation of War.pdf

Soberania Alimentar

August 2012

Resgatando o sistema alimentar global

Our Food Sovereignty report in Portuguese

PDF icon food_sovereignty_report_in_portuguese2.pdf

When Work Isn't 'Work'

August 2012

Fighting for workers' rights in the informal economy

PDF icon War on Want Informal economy leaflet web.pdf

Restricted Rights

May 2012

Migrant women workers in Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia

PDF icon Restricted Rights.pdf

Race to the Bottom

March 2012

Olympic sportswear companies’ exploitation of Bangladeshi workers

PDF icon Race to the Bottom.pdf

Up Front: Sweatshops and the Olympics

March 2012

The global sportswear brands abusing workers’ rights and our campaign to stop them

PDF icon Up Front - Sweatshops and the Olympics.pdf

Adidas Briefing

January 2012

Around the world 775,000 workers, mainly women, in 1,200 factories across 65 countries make Adidas products. Almost all of the jobs are outsourced to factories in poorer countries, yet through Adidas’ buying practices the company has enormous influence over their working conditions, and ultimately their lives. In the run up the London 2012 Olympics research has exposed the harsh reality of life for these workers.

PDF icon Adidas briefing.pdf

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