We Should Never Stop Complaining!

Edward Adoo | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK
Edward Adoo

It's the expectation for everything to be done in the right way. Yes things do go wrong, that cannot be helped. We are human and things are bound to g...

HSBC Banking Glitch Could Mess Up Your Bank Holiday Weekend Plans

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK

Thousands of HSBC customers could be facing a long weekend without their monthly salary, after the bank revealed a banking glitch on Friday. In a p...

Why Did HSBC Shut Down Bank Accounts?

Anna Meisel | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK
Anna Meisel

There is a deeper and more troubling context here. By sending the message to law-abiding Muslims that they are excluded from the simple privileges enjoyed by all other British people, we risk encouraging rather than suppressing extremism.

HSBC Bankers Fired Over Mock 'ISIS' Execution

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK

A group of HSBC bankers were fired on Monday after carrying out a mock Islamic State-style execution on an Asian colleague, according to a report in t...

HSBC's Already Troubled Rep Is Taking Another Pasting

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK

HSBC announced on Tuesday it is to axe up to 8,000 jobs in the UK as it seeks to restructure its global operations. Update - #HSBC chief executive ...

Only Reconnect!

Ken Starkey | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK
Ken Starkey

"Only connect." The famous phrase is E.M. Forster's, from his novel Howard's End. It has become commonplace to argue that we live in an increasingly c...

Is Now The Time For You To Remortgage?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Coles | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK

Now is a great time for anyone who wants to remortgage their property. Rates have plummeted in recent years, so that in many cases they are under 2%, ...

First Time Buyers: Five Ways To Boost Your Chances Of Getting On The Property Ladder

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Coles | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK

When you first move out of home, there’s no question for most people that renting is the most sensible option. Throughout your twenties you’d be f...

We've Found Plenty of Nothin'

Nick Abbot | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Nick Abbot

Astronomers have just found nothing. Hold the front page! Actually, they have found so much nothing that it made the news. This nothing is in space, w...

Real Leadership

David C. M. Carter | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
David C. M. Carter

Working as a CEO mentor for over 18 years now, I have had the privilege of working with a number of truly inspirational 'greats'. The two traits that they all have though, are gravitas and charisma. They know their stuff and they emit an aura - even the shy ones.

Politicians Spin HSBC's Threat To Quit UK

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Politics

HSBC threatened to relocate its headquarters outside the UK on Friday, a move floated by the Chairman Douglas Flint in response to "regulatory and str...

BBC Trust Head Told To Resign For Being 'Naive Or Incompetent' over Tax Avoidance

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK

The chair of the BBC trust has been told she should resign for being "incredibly naive or totally incompetent" over the HSBC tax avoidance scandal. ...

Attack HSBC for Tax Evasion - But Not the Clients Who Accept Their Cash

Grant Feller | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK
Grant Feller

Oborne is right that HSBC's behaviour in helping clients avoid tax was shameful (if not illegal) but he's wrong that the Telegraph's response was just as shameful or immoral. If you're a cynic like me, you might view it as not terribly unusual. And you might wonder how interested the newspaper's readers will be once the story has died down.

The Modern Leader - Powerless, Flawed But Grounded

Dr Arlo Brady | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK
Dr Arlo Brady

This humanization of leadership will lead to perhaps the most interesting element of evolution - namely, the exposure of individual values. It is here, at the core of the individual psyche, that if deserved, trust can be reforged and legitimacy rebuilt.

Communications Breakdown at Britain's Banks

Tom Maddocks | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK
Tom Maddocks

It's been a dreadful month for HSBC, which has seen its reputation in tatters and its bosses dragged in front of the Commons Treasury Select Committee to answer MPs' questions about what it admitted were 'unacceptable' practices at its Swiss private bank.

Actors Emma Thompson And Greg Wise In HSBC Tax Boycott

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK

Actor Greg Wise has vowed to stop paying tax until those involved in the HSBC scandal are jailed. Wise, who is married to Oscar winner Emma Thompso...

My Friend Died Last Week - Tax Could Have Saved His Life

Max Lawson | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK
Max Lawson

I will not accept a world where the wealthy are allowed to collude with their cashiers to squirrel away billions to gather dust in vaults in Geneva, when that money could have paid for insulin to save my friend.

HSBC Profits Dive As 'Painful' Tax Furore Bites

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver has admitted the banking giant "disappointed" last year after its annual profits slumped 17%. The group has be...

Newspapers Trade Blows Over Editorial Integrity

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

The Telegraph has declared war on the Guardian. In recent days the Guardian and other media outlets have criticised the newspaper owned by the Bar...

The Telegraph Is Wishing It Didn't Leave Comments Open On This HSBC Story

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK

Unkind reader comments appear to have been swiftly removed by the Telegraph this morning, after it published a short Reuters-authored report on the ra...

Today's HSBC Raids Couldn't Come At A Worse Time For The Telegraph...

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK

Prosecutors investigating claims of widespread tax evasion have raided the offices of HSBC's Swiss private arm in Geneva amid a growing row in Britain...

Embarrassing Video From 2003 Puts Osborne On The Defensive Over Tax

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been forced to defend the coalition's record on clamping down on tax dodgers amid controversy over its failure to prosecute evaders...

The Board of HSBC Should Be Arrested and the Bank Taken Into Public Ownership

John Wight | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Politics
John Wight

It is a scandal on top of a scandal, which more than bringing our democracy into disrepute exposes it as a sham, with the conflict of interest that lies at its heart a festering sore that has gone untreated for far too long. We have in Britain a government of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich, the consequences of which are tangible.

HSBC Apologises After 8 Years, A Whistleblower And A Public Outcry

PA | Chris York | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK

HSBC has issued a public apology amid a political row over its Swiss private banking arm, saying it has "no appetite" to deal with clients seeking to ...

Tory Peer 'Running Away From Questions' Over Tax Avoidance

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Politics

Former HSBC boss Lord Green has stepped down from a financial services industry body amid claims the bank enabled tax dodging while he was in charge -...