Our newsletter for November 2017 featured a note to readers updating them on our behind-the-scenes progress with research. Leading up to the winter holidays, we were busy with a new research project focused on the government’s Industrial Strategy, investigating Amazon and preparing a revamped version of our Corporate Welfare Database.
Amazon is set to receive around $4.6 billion in corporate welfare from the US taxpayer, reports Good Jobs First. These subsidies are used by states to entice Amazon to locate operations and investment within their […]
Even Amazon must heed the basic laws of politics and economics | Larry Elliott | Technology | The Guardian
Interesting and highly relevant account of how Amazon has responded to criticism by increasing wages at the bottom. Next on the list: paying its taxes! Source: Even Amazon must heed the basic laws of politics […]
The government announced in late April 2018 details of its new AI Sector Deal, which includes £300m of newly allocated funding to the AI sector. For its part, the private sector tech industry has promised nearly £1bn […]