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Alex Cheatle is CEO and Founder at Ten Lifestyle Group
London has so much to offer this winter. Brave the cold, and go check out the new Battersea Power Station, the restaurants of Coal Drops Yard or the iconic Ikoy on the Strand, writes Alex Cheatle
“Uncertainty is bad for business” is a truism accepted by all economists. But whilst it applies across an entire economic system, it doesn’t need to apply to you in 2023. You can simultaneously agree that the year ahead feels horribly uncertain while also thriving. The Collins English Dictionary recently named “permacrisis” as the “word of [...]
You don’t make the poor richer by making the rich poorer is a sixth form thought-starter to stimulate debate about the benefits, or otherwise, of inequality. Unarguably though, some of London’s rich are enthusiastically making themselves poorer by giving their wealth to good causes. It’s obvious that the UK has issues that aren’t being solved [...]
Later today, the UK’s chief financial officer, Jeremy Hunt, will share his plans to balance the books and keep the UK solvent or, at least, investable. Managers everywhere will find this relatable. Most of us have needed to reduce costs, whilst keeping the show on the road, during recent years of pandemic, followed by this [...]
Like many Londoners, this city is central to my identity. I am a proud Londoner before I am British, English, or European. It is the “go-to” self-description for many of us – but what does it mean to be a real Londoner? Let’s clear one thing up straight away. Many cities and regions require you [...]
It has been less than four weeks since the disastrous mini-budget, followed by a series of screeching U-turns in government policy. It’s made for sickeningly compelling viewing, partly because most of us have, at times, experienced our own shocking about-turns and forced mea culpas. We can all relate. And the next 12 months look likely [...]
Investment banks, advisors and shareholders all love companies being listed on the stock exchanges. Bankers make high fees on corporate activity, lawyers and accountants charge more to listed companies and shareholders secure access to a broader range of companies, with more secure governance than most private companies. For them, the incentives are clear. But the [...]
In 2021, global wealth grew by 12.7 per cent according to the latest Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report, published this week. There are now over 60 million millionaires in the world, more than twice as many as in 2011, a mere decade ago. Britain has 4,180 people who are worth over $100m each, and a [...]
If you live West, then go East. If you live North, travel South. This is a new experience for most Londoners. East Londoners are more likely to visit Rome than Richmond; and Notting Hill residents are more familiar with the Balearics than Battersea.
The end of August is back-to-school season. But September is significant for a different type of new beginning. Soon, thousands of businesses will be welcoming Generation Z graduates into the office. So who are Gen Z, and what advice is helpful for the incoming workforce and their new employers? Born between 1997 and 2012, Gen [...]
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