Thursday 19 January 2017

Jack is right - Greyhound's gone to the dogs

Published 13/07/2014 | 02:30

Industrial action at Greyhound Recycling was one of the disputes that contributed to more than 8,000 lost working days between April and June this year. Photo: Frank McGrath
Industrial action at Greyhound Recycling was one of the disputes that contributed to more than 8,000 lost working days between April and June this year. Photo: Frank McGrath

There is something iffy about the Isle of Man. No doubt it is a place that offers good food and beautiful beaches, tranquillity, motorcycles and museums.

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The Isle is a hotspot for tourists and a welcoming residence for the idle rich. Older people, perfectly-legally, retire there to take advantage of the benign tax regime. But when you hear that shareholders in a business have decided to relocate their holdings to this tax haven, you are entitled to wonder - why do they do it?

Perish the thought. Bury your suspicions. Even if businesses do not locate in the middle of the Irish Sea in search of accountability and transparency, they probably have a good reason. Surely it must be for their shareholders, or their customers or their workforce?

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