PFI projects are set to cost UK schools nearly 5 million pounds by 2020.
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PFI firms will take £4.8bn from UK schools by 2020

February 19, 2018

A February 2018 study by the Centre for Health and the Public Interest has revealed that PFI firms will earn £4.8bn from schools by 2020, reports the Guardian. This diversion of taxpayer money to private […]

The January 2018 newsletter of Corporate Welfare Watch

Newsletter: January 2018

January 31, 2018

Our newsletter for January 2018 introduced the launch of our newly updated and improved Corporate Welfare Database, featured our blog on the East Coast Rail Bailout (which was featured in a Guardian report) and included […]

The new Nissan Leaf is under production in Sunderland UK as of December 2017.
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New Nissan Leaf in production at Sunderland

January 3, 2018

The new Nissan Leaf started rolling off the Sunderland production line in late-December 2017. The Sunderland Echo reported that Nissan’s flagship electric vehicle will be available in European markets in February. Nissan’s continued investment in […]

Electric vehicle charging stations will soon allow power to return to the grid with vehicle-to-grid technology.

Newsletter: November 2017

December 5, 2017

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 […]


Newsletter: October 2017

November 2, 2017

Our newsletter for October 2017 features a blog we published on the Bombardier trade disputes, a warning to British farmers about the consequences of Brexit, a roundup of news we covered during the month, and […]

Toyota's Burnaston plant could be in trouble if the UK crashes out of the EU without a trade deal.
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Toyota wants clarity on future of UK auto industry

October 25, 2017

Didier Leroy, executive vice-president of Toyota, called on the UK government in late October to provide insight into Brexit negotiations and secure a trade deal for the UK automotive industry. He voiced his concerns amid […]

Corporate Welfare Watch produces a monthly newsletter.

Newsletter: September 2017

September 27, 2017

The first instalment of our monthly newsletter, published on September 27, 2017, featured the release of our latest Company Report on Nissan UK, a popular blog on Amazon and corporate tax by our founder and […]

CW News Archive

Learndirect Is Funded by the Public Yet Fails Them

August 14, 2017

The Financial Times reports on the findings of the Ofsted Report, which concluded that the public funded yet privately owned Learndirect is systematically failing to provide the vital job training and career planning services that […]