Tax evasion is incredibly harmful to any country. Tax cheats force honest business to go bust. But it is only honest businesses who invest in new products, services, technology, R&D and, perhaps most important of all, in training for their staff.
Ritchie told us a few years ago that Vodafone was dodging taxes with that deal with Hartnett.
Can’t be bothered to dig it up myself but anyone want to claim that Vodafone doesn’t invest in its mobile networks? Near to the point of consuming capital as it upgrades them?