Accidentally on purpose

The Daily Telegraph is surprised by Lord Myners‘ suggestion that HSBC should relocate its centre of operations to Paris to avoid the new UK banking regulation system. Myners said:  If I was the director of HSBC, I would simply cease to do business in the UK through HSBC plc which is the old Midland bank, and […]

Lunchtime list for May 24th

Here are some thoughts on lunchtime reading for today: In the loop: Twitter’s transformation of British politics – The Independent’s John Rentoul writes about how his work of covering UK politics has been transformed by Twitter. Europe’s debt crisis and Keynes’ green cheese solution – Well-timed for today’s UK spending cuts announcement, Thomas Palley writes […]