BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN Another dinner party. Another Remoaner over-refreshed courtesy of a paddling pool quantity of Sauvignon Blanc… this time the remoaning rant concerning the “imminent destruction” of the City of London because of Brexit. I confess that of late I’ve been having some rather bad luck with dinner parties. Back in July I attended a dinner in Hampshire at which some remoaner complained that … Continue reading The City will be Fine
BY CRYPTO To understand the real importance of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin you should first understand money. The only way to create real material wealth is to take raw materials, labour and knowledge and combine them in to real things that are useful to humans like buildings, vehicles, furniture, companies, tools and so on. Consumable items, fuel etc. are only considered wealth until they are consumed … Continue reading Understand Money
CSM EDITORIAL What could possibly be wrong with the following bio of a woman just elected to the Court of the Bank of England? Ms. Diana Noble has been the Executive Director at CDC Group plc since November 2011. She served as Chief Executive Officer at the firm till June 2017. She serves as an Advisor at Level Business and to Manchester Square Partners. Ms. … Continue reading Scandalous Noble Appointment
BY ALEXIA JAMES Christine Lagarde – the French lawyer and politician who has been the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since July 2011 – tends to snap up top jobs. She is an inspiration to women everywhere, especially those who complain about the glass ceiling for women in the workplace. Previously, Lagarde was the first female chair of the international law firm … Continue reading Lagarde for BoE? Non!
BY LINUS WOODS I’m not a doom and gloom kind of guy. In fact I am quite the opposite. I own and run my own business, which isn’t something many pessimists tend to do. My accountant called me and explained about the government’s legislation regarding compulsory employee pensions contributions (workplace pensions) increasing in April 2018. Obviously I knew about it; everyone needs a decent pension … Continue reading A Pensions Mega Crash?