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It still comes back to legality. It could be made law that any person or company that trades in the UK must employ only UK taxpaying staff and suppliers. The onus could be put on the individual or company to prove that any payments made abroad are wholly legitimate and necessary. That might put an end to 5 minute board meetings in Luxembourg or coffee bought from Switzerland. It could be sorted but the UK government worries that other countries would reciprocate any clampdown. In September the Guardian revealed that 68 MPs and peers are directors of firms linked to offshore jurisdictions.