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Non-tariff trade barriers to trade are damaging too

On average, the economic costs of non-tariff barriers (NTBs) now far exceed those of tariffs, which have

Nanny State Index – nicotine supplement

Our new league table of nanny state regulation shows that punitive taxation and excessive regulation of safer

Under control

The debate surrounding the United Kingdom leaving the European Union has focussed on negotiations between the parties.

Fast food outlets and obesity: what is the evidence?

Several local authorities in Britain have introduced 'zoning laws' to restrict fast food outlets within a certain

Wolves in sheep’s clothing

The British taxpayer has handed over more than £6 million to charities that are currently, or have

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By Julian Jessop

On average, the economic costs of non-tariff barriers (NTBs) now far exceed those of tariffs, which have generally been falling…

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By Christopher Snowdon

Our new league table of nanny state regulation shows that punitive taxation and excessive regulation of safer nicotine alternatives has…

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By Victoria Hewson

The debate surrounding the United Kingdom leaving the European Union has focussed on negotiations between the parties. But there are…

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By Christopher Snowdon

Several local authorities in Britain have introduced 'zoning laws' to restrict fast food outlets within a certain distance of schools.…

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By Emma Webb

The British taxpayer has handed over more than £6 million to charities that are currently, or have been in the…

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By Dr Stephen Davies

The reselling of tickets for events has a long history, dating back at least to Roman times. Such secondary markets…

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By Julian Jessop

The rise of the ‘tech giants’ is, of course, a significant commercial threat to more traditional media, but it also…

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By Jacob Lundberg

As a general rule, local governments are exempt from VAT in the EU. Thus, VAT is not payable on the…

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By Professor Len Shackleton

Proportion of UK employees needing a licence to work has doubled in the last 15 years.  A new report from…

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