11
Jan
2017
Tax payments? They’re the Pitts…

Did you know? The widely accepted inception date of modern income tax is 1799. Introduced into Great Britain by the Prime Minister at the time, William Pitt the Younger…

13
Sep
2016
Babylonian Code of Hammurabi

The first recorded reference to insurance dates from c.1760BC in the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi. The giant stele, which now resides in The Louvre, Paris, details a collection of 282 personal and commercial laws

04
Jul
2016
Lady Godiva – The First to avoid Tax?

It was Benjamin Franklin who wrote in a 1789 letter “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”…

21
Jun
2016
Finance that grows with you.

England is leading the table in one area, even if it’s not the football.

04
May
2016
This was the beginning of Gaming.

The forerunner of modern 5-reel slot machines was developed by Sittman and Pitt in 1891 in Brooklyn, New York.

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