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Top stories in the latest issue:

BLACK GOLD
The firms trying to slip under the radar to keep fees flowing at Saudi Arabia’s big business shindig.

MANNA FROM HEAVEN
The Conservatives’ money man, party co-treasurer Ehud Sheleg, runs some of his own finances offshore.

IRONY FILINGS
The under-resourced and incompetent Companies House is letting those who file false accounts off the hook.

CLAIMS DEPARTMENT
The government department with the worst record for disability discrimination against its own staff is… the Department for Work and Pensions.

PEACHEY PROSPECT
Leaseholders fighting rip-off charges imposed by greedy developers, freeholders, landlords or management companies celebrate a significant win in the property tribunal.

IDENTITY CRISIS
More problems for the government’s Verify identity management scheme, now facing privatisation.

CAUGHT GREEN-HANDED
Gross gestures and garden destruction by park home site owner caught on camera after a resident made a complaint.

FIGHTING THE SYSTEM
Bone-headed approach from the Post Office in class action litigation by 600 postmasters over errors caused by the Horizon computer system.

TRICKY DICKIE
The statutory pubs code is useless when it comes to breaking the oppressive beer tie.

MAT FINISH
Academies formerly backed by the University of Chester face rebrokering as the government goes quiet about policy to insist universities sponsor schools.

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Rags and Gags
How the press covered the Philip Green affair

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Egypt Watch
The UK and EU quiet about mass death sentences

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