Category Barclay Brothers

Watch the BBC Panorama on the Barclay Twins

Somebody was kind enough to upload the documentary to YouTube. If you still haven’t seen it, I highly recommend that you do. It sheds light on all the dirty tactics the Barclay brothers use to get ahead. Advertisements

The Guardian: Barclay brothers want £1bn “windfall”

Well, we’ve been blogging about it for a while, but now the Guardian & Panorama is finally on it: The Barclays’s attempt at sucking £1bn out of the UK taxpayer is now being exposed in major news outlets…. The Guardian BBC Independent TNT Magazine Now the cat is out of the bag, can we please […]

The Barclay brother’s offshore Empire

Here is a visual guide to the tax-dodging structure of the Barclays. Most of the major companies in the Barclay empire are ultimately owned by offshore entities… (check for your self on e.g. Duedil).

BBC’s Panorama Barclay brothers investigation finally to be aired

A month back, the BBC was about to air an investigation on the Barclay brothers, but got cold feet. Tomorrow evening, the Panorama programme can finally be seen. “The Tax Haven Twins” is an investigation by John Sweeney into “the secretive world of the billionaire Barclay twins”. Sweeney was sued by the Barclays in the […]

BBC Panorama investigates the Barclay brothers

According a marketing blog, are the Barclay Brothers soon “to find themselves the subjects of an investigation by the BBCs hard-hitting Panorama programme after the broadcasters transitional director general rescinded a hold order placed on it by his predecessor George Entwistle”. The program focuses on the Sark scandals, which was also recently covered in The […]

Evening Standard: Barclay brothers company in trouble

The Barclay-owned company Shop Direct Ltd. is in trouble. More than £57.7 million in the red last fiscal year, writes the ES. The company, which owns Littlewoods, has never performed well. The Barclays acquired Littlewoods – another under-performer – in 2002 and inherited the billion pound claim against the HMRC.

Sark scandal in the New Yorker

News of the Sark shenanigans have even made it across the pond. The New Yorker has written about the Barclay brothers mistreatment of the local residents on Sark. Read some of the article here