"[W]e are seeking to transform HMRC into one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the world. Making tax digital is at the heart of these plans," David Gauke, exchequer secretary to the U.K. Treasury, said in a speech.
Frustrated users of the troubled myGov web portal now have the chance to contribute to an official review of the government web portal's performance by the Commonwealth's Audit Office.
News release: “Responding to disruptive changes in digital technology, business models and workforce demographics, 92 percent of business and HR leaders have identified the critical need to redesign their organization to meet global business demands. This is according to Deloitte’s fourth annual report, “Global Human Capital Trends 2016: The new organization, different by design.”
“Deloitte’s seventh Technology Trends report, our annual in-depth examination of eight trends that are likely to disrupt businesses in the next 18–24 months. From blockchain and augmented reality to the Internet of Things and the socially responsible applications of technology, these trends embody the macro forces fueling innovation: digital, analytics, cloud, and the changing role of IT within the enterprise.
Zurich, 14/1/16. The Report describes a world in which risks are becoming more imminent and have wide-ranging impact: tensions between countries affect businesses; unresolved, protracted crises have resulted in the largest number of refugees globally since World War II; terrorist attacks take an increasing toll on human lives and stifle economies; droughts occur in California and floods in South Asia; and rapid advances in technologies are coupled with ever-growing cyber fragilities and persistent unemployment and underemployment.
Marketo. Marketers are constantly seeking to engage with their buyers and drive actions
Former Chief Executive Officer Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Illegally Exporting Technology Equipment to China and Money Laundering
Nesta, Jan 2016. Learn about evidence-informed decision-making, and why research is an essential element of it.
Up From Liberalism Jacobin. Editorial: “Only a forthright anticapitalism can end the reign of Third Way politics.”
Cyber risk 2025 - the next 10 years...
Allianz. 9/9/15. Growing awareness of broader cyber risks, such as impact of business interruption, as well as regulatory change, will propel future rapid growth of cyber insurance. Meanwhile, as technology becomes even more engrained in everyday life and business, new risks will emerge.
Boston Commons, 26/2/16. We selected the top 10 threats which will surely affect world populations.
Alberto Alemanno, HEC Paris; NYU School of Law, January 4, 2016. By illustrating some actual examples, this lecture defines the conditions under which companies may genuinely and credibly nudge for good. It argues that benign corporate nudging may have – unlike dominant CSR efforts – a positive long-term, habit-forming effect that influences consumers' future behaviour 'for good'.
Catrine Jacobsen, Marco Piovesan, IFRO Working Paper 2015 / 05. In this paper, we test whether increased salience of a tax charge increases dishonesty using a version of the die-under-cup paradigm
Jack Manhire (Texas A&M), Tax Compliance as a Wicked System, 18 Fla. Tax Rev. 235 (2016):
In addition, The Journal Sentinel has an editorial titled "What does Rebecca Bradley think now about gays?" Columnist Jim Stingl has an essay titled "My college writings compared to Bradley's? Goofy, not hateful."
The Associated Press reports that "Anti-gay, abortion college writings haunt Wisconsin justice."
And at the "Taking Note" blog of The New York Times, Jesse Wegman has a post titled "Ladies and Gentlemen, Your Wisconsin Supreme Court!"