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Interesting read - part of "Move your money" month.

These company profiles provide a brief snapshot of the research we hold on our database. As part of Move Your Money month you can access this information for free via the buyers' guide pages. The Big Five Barclays’ Bob Diamond is in the news a lot of late. President of Barclays Capital, he has a salary of £250,000 but his bonuses are reported to reach up to £20m.6 In 2010 five of the company’s highest paid executive officers each received between £1million and £3.5 million in remuneration with the possibility of this rising to £11 million.5 Last year Barclays was forced to admit it paid just £113m in corporation tax in 2009, despite profits of £11.6bn. This represented just 1% of its global profits.7 In all, Barclays has 1,069 subsidiaries, 36% of which are in tax havens.4 BankTrack recently criticised the company for its provision of €11.514 billion since 2005 to finance ...

Full article: http://www.ethicalconsumer.org/home/bankingspecialreport/...

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