When in doubt, we blame the numbers by Justin Urquhart Stewart

After all, statistics can be spun in any way we wish. However, the GDP figures that are so prominently in most economic statements from politicians seem to be one of the least efficient and reliable to be measuring the state of the economy.


Sir Mervyn King: several banks involved in Libor

In his first live TV interview the Governor of the Bank of England Sir Mervyn King tells Jon Snow several banks have been involved in the Libor rates scandal and that he did not fire Barclays boss Bob Diamond. .


Ex-Adam & Co chair Entwistle: why UK needs a new bank

Ex-Adam & Co chairman Ray Entwistle is considering launching his new UK private bank with backing from a foreign institution and has said that a potential strategy to acquire investment management businesses could be put on ice.


High Tax Net by Gary Heynes, Baker Tilly

HMRC and HM Treasury (HMT) announced last week that, as a result of greater scrutiny of the tax affairs of taxpayers in HMRC’s High Net Worth Unit (HNWU) which was set up three years ago