With comedian Jimmy Carr’s tax avoidance dominating headlines, bold statements have been coming out of HMRC about “investigating” the K2 scheme — but a report by the NAO indicates that the taxman is too scared to pursue tax avoiders through the courts. Confirming that they were investigating the offshore loophole, HMRC said: “If it [K2] […]

With a bigger audience than ITV’s coverage of 6-7th May (sorry Guido Fawkes and Will Straw), Channel 4’s Alternative Election Night drew more than 1.6 million viewers. Endemol have now adapted the format into a 15-week series going head-to-head with the BBC’s pedestrian nightly news bulletin. Anchored by David “Peep Show” Mitchell alongside Charlie Brooker, […]