ANYONE browsing through the candidates list for the position of councillor in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea this week might be surprised to find Saker Nusseibeh, chief executive of Hermes Fund Managers, running as a Labour candidate
THERE was cause for celebration (and positive headlines, at last) for Barclays on Friday when its retail and business banking chief executive Curt Hess picked up the Corporate Straight Ally of the Year award at the Out in the City and G3 Magazine
THERE are plenty of Londoners hoping that TfL could still cut a deal with union leaders and halt the current Tube strikes, but Gatwick’s ad men might well be crossing their fingers more tightly than most.
IT’S HARD to imagine banking staff wondering if they can afford to splash out on a plain bagel from Sainsbury’s, but that could well be the experience of 43 Deutsche Bank employees this week as they try to live on £1 per day for five days.
SOME of the staff at venture capital firm MMC Ventures might still be nursing a few sore limbs this morning. A group of five of them took part in dirt-fest challenge Tough Mudder on Saturday – raising £1,827 for ballet charity I Can Dance.
THERE’S hardly a firm in the City that doesn’t know what it’s like to make cuts and when Balfour Beatty was faced with making 20 per cent reductions, it turned to management consultancy Boxwood to help.
ANYONE wondering if ex-Oriel chief David Knox’s new company name Lazarus refers to his own triumphant return to the City can think again, the former Cazenove bigwig (who lasted only six months at the helm of Oriel) told The Capitalist it’s more ab
WHOEVER said banks were too macho? Goldman Sachs revealed some preference for the trend of flavoured beers in its US alcohol outlook this week, claiming that flavourisation is helping beer to stay relevant with the current consumers.
THERE’S a manhunt afoot following Southeastern’s revelation that a senior City executive, thought to be a hedgie, had racked up a record breaking £43,000 in dodged fares over the past five years and had to pay out a £42,550 penalty plus £450 in le
WITH May fast approaching you might think festive parties are a distant, mulled wine-filled memory but not for Winterflood Securities, which held its annual and undeniably epic Christmas party last night.
EXPORTS might be at a three-and-a-half-year low according to the Office for National Statistics, but no one could accuse British businesses of not having imagination when it comes to their exporting exploits.
IF YOU fancy getting your hands on a piece of British business history we might have just the ticket. The Capitalist has caught wind that the late and controversial billionaire Tiny Rowland’s Bentley is up for sale...and it’s on Autotrader.
“I LEFT my glasses in the taxi on the way here,” said Sanlam Private Investors’ UK boss Craig Massey, as he stepped towards the autocue at the International Opera Awards (which his company sponsors) last night.
POLICE in Sheffield yesterday set up roadblocks to stop 5,000 disgruntled runners from competing in the city’s half marathon after the event was cancelled at the last minute due to insufficient water supplies.
MARTIN Williams has been MD of Gaucho for nine years. His face was seen so regularly at the restaurants some dubbed him Mr Gaucho. But he’ll have to relinquish his moniker because after almost a decade he’s moving on.
HAPPY April Fools’ day folks – the day the public is invited to fall for spurious headlines like teenagers fall for One Direction’s Harry Styles. And indeed, today’s news is littered with eyebrow raising stories.