Vince Cable’s glaring career irony of having written in 2004 that the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills should be scrapped was dragged up again yesterday at the Orange Book: 10th Anniversary conference.
Chief executive of Tech City UK Gerard Grech
1 His passion has always been the fusion of art and technology and he was part of the team that launched one of the world’s first smartphones – the Orange SPV – in 2002 .
It's not very often that an award winner gets his name read out by a cartoon character, but guests at yesterday’s Thomson Reuters Extel Survey Awards (dubbed the City’s Oscars) were treated to that very s
The menswear version of fashion week, London Collections: Men SS 2015 was rocking Savile Row last night – pulling the capital’s chicest crowds, including the hedge fund industry’s most fashionable figure, Pierre Legrange.
The bad luck associated with Friday 13th steered clear of The Dorchester for the recent Women in Banking and Finance (WIBF) annual awards – with winners Marion Leslie, a managing director of Thomson Reuters, Helen Cooper, senior manager at KPMG a
Cycling from Melbourne to Sydney with the match ball between the Lions’ 2nd and 3rd test matches last year wasn’t quite enough for the team behind Ride of the Lions – the intrepid crew of ex-Lions rugby players wanted to do it again this year (but
Chief executive of Level39 Eric Van der Kleij
1 He invented the online process of “web call back”, leaving your number on a website for someone to call you back, while struggling to buy flowers for his wife online.
You might think the son of high flying City name Ashley Silverton, divisional director at wealth management firm Brewin Dolphin, would follow in his father’s footsteps into the City – but it seems 21-year-old Ollie Silverton has got other ideas an
THE mayor of London and former mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani put their heads together at Tower 42 yesterday, where they both met with the winners of London Count on Us primary school maths challenge.
IT WAS a night of epic entrances at the EY Global Entrepreneur of the Year Awards at the weekend, with each country’s entrepreneur strutting to the stage to their own personal entrance song (all 60 of them).
Flyers arriving at Heathrow who’ve been wondering if someone’s made a rather giant typo will today find out why a massive “welcometothe.uk” sign greets them on Heathrow’s lawn, as .uk becomes a domain.
GLORIOUS weather added to the joys of finals day at Chestertons Polo in the Park – drawing a record crowd at Hurlingham on Sunday. While City A.M.’s own Team London didn’t make the finals, it was a thrilling finish.
VISA Europe’s chief risk officer Valerie Dias was taken by surprise in winning the Finance Award at the Asian Women of Achievement awards at Park Lane’s Hilton last night, saying she was surprised to even be nominated.
Polo in the Park’s Chukka Friday – dubbed London’s summer office party – is tomorrow. If you fancy taking in the action at The Hurlingham Club with your buddies, we’re giving one lucky reader a chance to win 10 tickets.
FOR ONE City spinner, watching yesterday’s Apple conference was a more emotional experience than for most. Founder of Redleaf Polhill Emma Kane’s 17-year-old son Patrick featured in the opening video sequence for the eagerly awaited tech event.
FURTHER speculation about whether Vince Cable is being prepped to take the Lib Dem helm from Nick Clegg was stoked today when former Lib Dem special adviser Giles Wilkes tweeted this curious, nay, frightening pop-arty painting.
AS AN ex-City spinner you’d imagine Brian Basham’s passions being along the lines of lunches at The Savoy, Bentleys and well-tailored suits (and goodness knows, they probably are) but the veteran PR has revealed a somewhat more esoteric enthusiasm
WHEN it comes to getting your World Cup odds this summer, you’re more likely to head to Ladbrokes or your mate Tommy down the local boozer than banking giant Goldman Sachs, but there’s a chance you’d be better off going with Goldman.
GOLDEN boy of the bestselling book charts, Thomas Piketty (below), fell from grace somewhat last week, after the FT gave his economic tome Capital in the Twenty First Century a good fisking and found his calculations wanting.