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Whilst worrying about your tax bill is a fairly common anxiety for most of us, for wealthy people with a philanthropic bent, there's now the added pressure of giving as much of it as possible away before Good Friday.
Coutts, the exclusive private bank used by the Queen, has been fined £8.75m for failing to protect against money laundering
In these tough economic times we need to convince the wealthy that they have a responsibility to give. This country is seeing a growing divide where the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. The professors I meet don't earn as much as a banker's secretary and yet they are passionate, committed and totally immersed in their journey of discovery. I want to change the rich's mentality toward philanthropy so that they give more. Perhaps new models of giving such as venture philanthropy are a way of convincing the wealthy to give more.