Tag: "Debt to GDP"

Time is Money28th April 2013

Having an hour to burn in the City last week I headed off to the Bank of England, to find out what they have been doing to our money since 1694. Plenty of opportunity to do things right, and wrong, over that time. The Bank of England Museum is well worth a visit. Try to lift a gold bar; learn about the evolution of the site to the current curtain-walled edifice; how a sewer-worker proved to the bank's Directors that he could access their bullion vaults whenever he wanted; and a remarkably