Who exactly are the Establishment? Well in the UK, there are many different groups that could fall into this category. Here’s what they need to do to prevent the public from finally turning against them.
London is often considered the business capital of Europe, so it’s unsurprising many workers in the capital have high-flying careers – but which areas do they consider the most prestigious? To make mingling with peers easier, a study has highlighted the locations where wealthy professionals have taken up residence.
Picking up a copy of of the Evening Standard last week, I was dismayed to stumble across its “Confession from the City” section – I thought this kind of dross had ended with Cityboy’s column in The London Paper.
In an interview with the BBC, Adair Turner, or Lord Turner, warned that peer-to-peer lending (P2P) is a danger and will produce losses in the coming years.
Former business secretary Vince Cable compared the debate on austerity or non-austerity as like choosing between a scalding or ice cold shower, in an interview on Share Radio.
Staff bonuses rose over the last 12 months, but the traditional beneficiaries in the banking industry were left disappointed at the expense of secretaries, scientists and factory workers.
According to Mergermarket's 2013 M&A trend report for the UK, the £71.4bn deal value represented the lowest level in the UK since 2001, yet comprised of an identical number of transactions made in 2012 – 1,099.
Banks are not keeping up with alternative finance models, the sharing economy, or the flexible working trend. How long can they hold their power?
Rather than vilifying the Bob Diamonds of the world, we should encourage our class of entrepreneurial bankers, argues Gary Chaplin.
As a country, we’re balanced on the edge of a cliff. We need to take action. And the best places to start are at either end of the pay scale: the bankers and the benefit claimants.
Strikes bring back horrible memories of the bad old days of the seventies and eighties, when the country came to a standstill because of disgruntled workers “fighting for their rights”.