Posts Tagged ‘money’

In a French court today, the Church of Scientology was found guilty of organised fraud and fined a total of 600,000 Euros with their French head given a suspended sentence of two years and a fine of 30,000 Euros. The crime this relates to was forcibly persuading members to pay large sums of money to receive teachings and wisdom from its leaders, indeed one of the women confirmed she had paid around 20,000 Euros to the church in the mid-90’s.

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In July 2008 Bernie Eccleston agreed a contract with Donington Park to host the British Grand Prix from 2010 for seventeen years. Plans were drawn up and put together to build facilities that would meet the F1 supremo’s stringent standards, and costs were estimated at around £100 million. Chief Executive of Donington, Simon Gillett, said at the time that he was confident of raising the necessary funds to ensure the go-ahead of the race.

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As news filters out today that, contrary to wide-held opinion, the economy failed to arrest its slide through July-September, what options are there to help move this country out of recession and back into flourishing economic growth?

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