The UK’s strangely un-progressive personal tax bands

The UK’s strangely un-progressive personal tax bands

What’s the basic rate of tax in the UK? 20%, with the rate rising progressively for higher earners? Is there anybody left who’s taken in by this? If you earn £20,000 pa in the UK the total in payroll taxes for each extra pound you receive is 32% plus 13.8% paid...
CO2 and supply chains

CO2 and supply chains

I’ve treated myself to a new Apple iWatch, and am following the package on the UPS tracking app. Made in Chongqing China, to Germany via Hong Kong, and expected here tomorrow. It’s probably been on three ‘planes already, and maybe in the air again now....