“Cash retentions” by large companies come under attack in the UK… Read More Collapse of Outsourcing Giant Carillion May Have Silver Lining
The payments industry deplores it, but cash is starting to look pretty good, and central banks agree: “We do not foresee a totally cashless society”: ECB… Read More Credit-Cardholders & Bank Customers Burned Again as New IT Chaos Breaks Out in the UK
The true story of how the City of London invented offshore banking – and set the rich free.… Read More The London Banker Who Broke the World
Just one anonymous door on Harley Street is home to
2,159 shadowy shell companies… Read More Instead of Gold, London’s Streets Are Paved With Dirty Money
Despite months of IT mayhem and all kinds of problems, customers cling to TSB Bank in the UK… Read More Why Are So Few Customers Leaving a Bank that Trampled on Them?
On 8 July 2018 a lady named Kirsty Eccles asked what, in its enormous ramifications, historians may one day see as the most important Freedom of Information request ever made… Read More Skripals – When the BBC Hide the Truth
The European Union has accused British intelligence agencies of disrupting Brexit negotiations—creating a new public dispute that could poison further an already toxic situation… Read More Have British Spies Been Hacking the EU?
It’s all part of a broad trend aimed at curtailing cash services… Read More Why Are ATMs Disappearing at an Alarming Rate after a Wave of Branch Closures?
But in some jurisdictions, they’re under-fire after a series of sudden corporate collapses.… Read More “Big Four” Audit Oligopoly Expands Global Reach Further
Blamed: political and economic uncertainty, Brexit, and the very measures designed to tamp down on London’s housing bubble. … Read More UK “Housing Downturn” Pushes Biggest Real-Estate Agency with 10,000 Employees to Brink, Shares Collapse
Every voice has been shoved off the stage but that of the political and media establishment which just so happens to be owned and operated by the same powerful oligarchs who want Assange silenced and prosecuted for challenging their rule… Read More As Long As Assange Is Silenced, Claims Against Him Are Illegitimate
The horribly botched IT upgrade hits the income statement.… Read More Banco Sabadell Begins to Pay the Price for TSB’s Self-Inflicted IT Fiasco