Monthly Archives: July 2014

Chinese investors are buying up London’s Green Belt

In a recent BBC documentart ‘Inside Out London: The Great Property Race’ it was reported that Chinese investors have started to buy up parts of the protected Green Belt, predicting that it will, with time be developed, and allow them to make a handsome profit.   History of the Green Belt Whilst London has long […]

Tony Blair Associates

Grosvenor Square is the home of Tony Blair Associates; a complex of organisations established by Tony Blair, which uses the political capital built up by Blair during his days as an international negotiator for the United States, to generate profit. Blair’s customer base includes the government of Kuwait; and oil rich Kazakhstan ruled by a […]

Want to know why Nigel Farage is really against the European Union?

Enough of that overly bureaucratic, self-serving, interfering European Union! Nigel Farage it seems is all for the Brits taking control of their own affairs. However, is this all there is to it? A sense of wanting to store national pride to a country bought to its knees by Sancerre quaffing pen pushers, who spend their time pontificating […]

London is being hollowed out, being prepared for the world centre for capital

British citizenship, and the right to reside in London in particular, is now up for sale. Visas entitling the holder to be resident in the United Kingdom for up to 5 years and 4 months, are available to rich individuals who are willing to invest £1,000,000 or more in UK government bonds, share capital or […]

If you are a millionaire you can become a British citizen

Visas entitling the holder to be resident in the United Kingdom for up to 5 years and 4 months, are available to rich individuals who are willing to invest £1,000,000 or more in UK government bonds, share capital or loan capital in active and trading UK registered companies. If someone holding such a visa stays […]

Nine downright dodgy practices in the City of London

Ripping off, where you lie to your clients. Market rigging, where you lie to the central administration of Libor or forex. Risking, where you lie to yourself about the risks you are taking or lie to your superior and then the regulator. Rogue trading, where somebody hides their losses for a long time. Credit agencies […]

“I’d want to count my fingers after I’d shaken hands with some of them”, says Andrew Hilton of hedge fund managers

“I’d want to count my fingers after I’d shaken hands with some of them”, says Andrew Hilton from the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation of hedge fund managers. Hedge funds are large funds, usually in the billions, belonging to wealthy individuals or institutions (e.g. pension funds). Hedge funds can be invested in a wider […]