The UK Treasury is set to investigate allegations that the Swiss arm of HSBC helped around 130,000 clients evade tax. Whistleblower Mr Falciani – not Falcao, because he can’t seem to get anything right at the moment – claims that the UK government should have known about the scandal as early as 2010. Her Majesty’s … Continue reading Scandalous!
The UK Deficit – Sleepless Nights For Osborne
It’s there; it’s hanging over our heads, no matter how much Ed Miliband forgets to mention it in his speeches. Chancellor George Osborne must have nightmares every time the word “deficit” is mentioned nowadays. You could write books on the topic, but I have near 600 words to cover a selection of the issues – … Continue reading The UK Deficit – Sleepless Nights For Osborne
For Forex Sake
Investigations into the forex scandal have revealed that six major global banks colluded for at least a decade in order to manipulate exchange rates – for their own gain of course. Time and again banks have proven that fines don’t deter them from doing as they please; sanctions must be stronger. Barclays, Citibank, HSBC, JPMorgan, … Continue reading For Forex Sake