Helena Wood, David Artingstall, Haylea Campbell and Anton Moiseienko
This paper examinines the structural, systemic and cultural issues in the UK’s anti-money-laundering regime as it relates to information and intelligence flows to and from the non-financial sectors of legal services, accountancy service providers, property and estate agencies, and trust and company service providers.
The proposed merger of BAE Systems and EADS has naturally attracted a number of concerns, from safeguarding sovereign defence industries to job cuts through rationalisation. But are these concerns with foundation?
The last minute military boost to Olympic security allowed the Armed Forces to be seen as a normal and average part of a relaxed and self-confident British society. The Chiefs should bottle that spirit for the difficult years to come, and politicians should realise that this was a one-off service.
Size is not everything as the British Army announces reductions in personnel. Though sheer quantity is certainly not irrelevant, the numbers in the Regular Army are rather less important than the structure, training and equipment that it embraces.