Country by country reporting: Christian Aid pushes
"Companies must lift the lid on how much money they make through their subsidiaries in poor countries, says Christian Aid."
Dave Hartnett, HM Revenue & Customs permanent secretary, supports the initiative.
"Last week Christian Aid said it has contacted “thousands of its supporters” asking them to encourage multinationals including Marks & Spencer, Rolls-Royce, BT and Barclays to respond to a Christian Aid survey about tax and development. The group has already written to all FTSE 100 companies, asking them whether they would support the introduction of a new, more transparent accounting standard."
Progress, progress - but still a very, very long way to go.