BILL OF THE WEEK

STAYING in is the new going out for one investment bank, which entertained clients over a lunch for eight in its boardroom, organised by Sissi Fabulous Food (founders Gregory and Sissi Schaad-Jackson pictured above). The bank brought in two chefs and a butler to prepare and serve the three-course lunch, spending over £500 on sterling silver, fine china, crystal and flowers and almost the same again on the wine: two bottles of top-end white Burgundy and two bottles of vintage Margaux. As The Capitalist reported on 12 July, this discreet new trend for boardroom dining – a way of avoiding being seen splashing out in City restaurants – is the Square Mile’s best-kept secret. For now…