Selling to the state: G4S gets stung in Britain
The global security company G4S has been in the news yet again this week for overcharging the UK government to the tune of over £24million in work related to tagging of offenders. It is a miserable end to a tough Read on! →
UK: Was there any progress made at G8 on tax evasion?
Earlier this week, eight leaders travelled to the picturesque Lough Erne lakes of Northern Ireland for the annual G8 Summit under the stewardship of David Cameron. Whilst Syria was the hot topic on the agenda, for the British PM it Read on! →
UK: Would criminal law prevent banks taking excessive risks?
On Friday we were yet again reminded of the fragility of the UK financial sector. The Co-operative bank has had its credit rating downgraded to ‘junk’ status by credit rating’s agency Moody’s. In addition, their CEO, Barry Tootell, has resigned Read on! →
UK: Is London seeding a property bubble?
The average property price in London has increased fourfold since 1995, soaring, slumping and soaring again in a volatile market that economists and commentators have struggled to get a grip on.