Capitalist hears that fuel cell energy company AFC energy hosted its AGM at an unusual sporting location on Friday – the home of Chelsea Football Club at Stamford Bridge.
And why would the Surrey-based firm chose the SW6 location?
It might have something to do with the fact that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is a major shareholder in the company. Hopefully it got mates rates for the hire, despite Abramovich himself being a no-show at the meeting.
■ What do gold bars, glass eyes and Star Wars memorabilia have in common? They are all reasons given to a UK-based loans website, by customers requesting finance. Shunning the traditional pleas of bills, a car purchase or credit card debts, loan-seekers extracting cash from lenders at Quickloans.co.uk, asked to borrow in order to pay bail money, invest in gold bullion, pay a taxidermist to stuff a pet and “to open wallet and impress a new girlfriend.” The website was quick to stress that “for various reasons” not all of these innovative loans requests were approved.