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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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30 July 2013

Church of England to help credit unions to provide affordable loans & compete with payday lenders

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30 July 2013

Church of England to take on payday lenders

Author: Hannah Kuchler & George Parker, Financial Times

Britain’s booming payday lenders...have met a new adversary in the form of the Archbishop of Canterbury, who has promised to allow rival credit unions to set up on church property...[A]former finance executive in the oil industry...leader of the world...

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4 August 2013

Church’s Wonga debacle shows need for portfolio scrutiny (UK)

Author: Ruth Sullivan, Financial Times

The archbishop of Canterbury’s...condemnation of payday lending followed by news that the Church of England is indirectly invested in Wonga, a high-interest lender, is another wake-up call for institutional investors to know exactly what their...

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12 October 2013

Wonga denies tax avoidance as head of HMRC is to be recalled to Parliament over failure to collect £4.7bn from UK businesses

Author: This is Money (UK)

Payday lender Wonga was accused...of shifting parts of its business to Switzerland in a move that could help it to avoid paying millions in corporation tax...Corporation Watch claimed the UK’s largest payday lender had moved £35million of its UK...

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17 July 2014

UK: Payday lender Wonga to remove puppet advert to avoid attracting children, amid consumer protest

Author: Asa Bennett, Huffington Post (UK)

Wonga's Grandparent Puppets To Go After 'Grooming Children' Criticism, 14 July 2014...

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