2 Apr 2015 09:27am

April 2015

In April's economia "working class king" Barry Hearn tells Amy Duff why his success was a combination of luck, resilience and a love of numbers. Jo Owen asks who will foot the bill for the economic policies of the leading parties, we offer an overview of the changes in store for pensions, taxation and small businesses and investigate how TTIP could be an excellent opportunity for SMEs. And in this month's economia essay, Diarmid O'Sullivan of ActionAid calls for a "profound rethinking" of common attitudes in the accountancy profession about multinationals and tax avoidance. In our new-look Life section we introduce a how-to guide, this month offering step-by-step instructions on how to fillet a fish and Elizabeth Walters takes you on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in pursuit of some true fifties glamour.