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28

The number out of the 93 billionaires in the United Kingdom who have moved their assets overseas to legally avoid paying taxes according to The Times. Of that figure, half have moved assets within the past decade to territories including the Bahamas, Monaco, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.

US$120 billion

The proposed initial public offering (IPO) value of ride-hailing giant Uber. The company is expected to launch its IPO next month, joining a long list of tech companies expected to go public this year, including Slack, Pinterest, Palantir Technologies, and Uber’s competitor, Lyft.


12

The number of weeks of unpaid leave staff at EY Australia are able to take per year, beginning 1 April, as part of the firm’s new Life Leave Scheme. The new initiative seeks to address a growing demand for a more flexible working environment, and to retain the firm’s employees, of whom 80 percent will be millennials by next year.

 


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