Profile: Joel Benjamin
5 published articles
Too big to jail?
For the past six years, each time details of a new City of London bank fraud emerge, featuring some acronym …
Newham Council and the LOBO loan scandal
Are private bank loans forcing the gentrification of E15? The home of the London 2012 Olympics, the London Borough of Newham, …
Can advances in tech and alternative finance democratise wealth?
New and emergent forms of finance such as peer to peer lending, crowdfunding and innovative technology based crypto-currencies are erupting …
Beyond Capitalism: Can co-operatives offer an alternative model for social progress?
The crisis at the Co-operative UK Group, which began at the Co-operative Bank in May 2013 (the Co-operative’s 150 year …
Freedom of Information Requests: A citizen journalists' guide to unlocking Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contracts
Tony Blair, whose Government introduced Freedom of Information Act (FOI) legislation in 2005, would later remark in his 2010 autobiography: …