The Malaysian housing minister, Abdul Rahman Dahlan, led a group of visiting bankers from his country in donning steel toe boots, hard hats and goggles yesterday, as the group made their way up to Battersea Power Station’s Control Room, via some n
Pioneering female business stars gathered at the Hilton, Park Lane last night for the annual Women of the Future awards, joining secretary for education Nikki Morgan and Dragons’ Den star Kelly Hoppen.
HE MAY have been announced as part of England’s squad for the autumn internationals a few hours earlier, but this didn’t stop Saracens rugby star Alex Goode from trying his hand at some trading at Afex, in aid of rugby charity Restart.
Antonio Horta-Osorio knows how to play an audience. At last night’s Institute of Chartered Accountants event at KPMG, the Lloyds boss charmed the accountants in the room… by throwing economists to the lions.
Lord Tim Bell invited friends and associates last night to celebrate the launch of his new book, Right or Wrong, at the delightfully elusive Mark’s Club – putting any of last week’s furore over his unfortunate comments to the press behind him.
Gold bugs may get a hard time from us cash-is-king-ites and they certainly didn’t have a great start to the month, with the gold price falling to a four-year low. But sometimes they can use their reserves as more than expensive door stoppers.
When Jean Tirole’s name was read out at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences yesterday, a lot of people, economics geeks aside, Googled his name to see who exactly the Nobel Prize for Economics winner was.
Following last week’s devastating news that Red Bull doesn’t give you wings and the drink brand’s subsequent $13m settlement for misleading advertising, one fan has taken into his own hands to cheer up the energy drink company.
Alicante played host to more than its usual Costa del Sunseekers at the weekend, as sailing fans and corporate sponsors flocked to say “bon voyage” to the vessels of one the world’s largest boat challenges – the Volvo Ocean Race.
The City doesn’t have a reputation for being overly rock ‘n’ roll, but it seems that Peter Cruddas’ CMC Markets has developed a penchant for one of London’s edgier hangouts – The Sanctum Soho Hotel – and it’s celebrating its 25th birthday there to
As far as publicity stunts go, MoneySuperMarket is getting a raft of attention at the moment with its Epic Car Insurance Car Crusher. The price comparison site is offering customers a chance to crush a real car with a giant metallic claw.
Sacre Bleu, a few short days after John Lewis chief Andy Street’s “France is over,” faux pas and the French PM Manuel Valls was in town, speaking at the Guildhall to a packed-out City audience yesterday.
Clients and friends of Peel Hunt flocked to Banking Hall last night to toast the brokerage’s 25th birthday. “We’re as old as the Nintendo Gameboy and The Simpsons,” laughed managing partner Steven Fine.
Attendees of Julius Baer’s Next Generation Summit in The Crystal at Royal Victoria Docks yesterday were no doubt looking forward to seeing the wealth manager’s chief Boris Collardi give his welcome address.
City spinners showed up in their droves to take on journalists and ex-England international cricketers in the annual charity Hacks verses Flacks cricket and rounders matches at the weekend in aid of Chance to Shine.
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani may be enjoying thawed relations with leaders of United Nations countries thanks to his efforts to stop Islamic State militants, but Silicon Valley is rather less easy to please, it turns out.