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Articles by: Leslie Hardy
The turbulence in the world financial markets during 2008 is blamed on a failure in the banking system. While it is certainly true that many leading banks acted imprudently and incompetently, the ..
(January 12, 2009)
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Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, is normally noted for his restrained and diplomatic language in statements concerning interest rates and the general performance of the UK economy. ..
(August 11, 2008)
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The sight of worried depositors waiting in line outside branches of the Northern Rock Bank in England during September 2007 is a specter which Gordon Brown wishes to banish from the UK high street. ..
(July 03, 2008)
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The problems besetting Bradford and Bingley started on 14 April 2008 when it denied reports that it intended to raise funds through a rights issue of new shares and sought to reassure depositors, ..
(July 15, 2008)
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The election of Abdullah Gul as President of Turkey on 28 August 2007 is controversial because of his Islamic background. Now that both the Prime Minister and President have religious backgrounds, ..
(September 03, 2007)
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Home and family life is an important facet of our experience, and can be as stressful as the workplace. Women who have taken time out from work to raise children and look after a home are just as ..
(August 20, 2007)
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Cherie Blair, wife of the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has become involved in the controversial issue of British ownership of North Cyprus Property. Linda and David Orams paid around ..
(July 30, 2007)
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Stress is a well documented source of medical problems, and there are specialist medical practitioners who can assist sufferers. Most people feel under stress at some time during their working day, ..
(July 16, 2007)
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