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Monthly Archives: May 2013

  • London plots course to protect its global status

    London’s status as a world city is unchallenged. In the ascendant for more than a decade, it is the powerhouse of the UK economy, with a financial services industry that retained its global status even in the wake of the financial crisis. The world’s wealthy and upwardly mobile have beaten a path to the city, attracted… Read more

  • Shaper: James Lohan

    James Lohan is one half of the couple behind Mr & Mrs Smith.

  • Future View of International Fraud

    Not every industry is suffering in the recession. The rise and rise of international fraud. On May 23rd the International Fraud Group (IFG) held its inaugural Future View of International Fraud event, discussing bribery, cybercrime, banking fraud and carbon trading. Chair Rt Hon David Miliband, Former Foreign Secretary and Head of the Labour Party Policy… Read more

  • Mishcon Thinks: High Net Worth Immigration

    Mishcon Thinks, a new series of films brought to you by Mishcon de Reya, explores some of the topics affecting our clients, our business and the social, political and economic landscape at large. In this film Kamal Rahman, Partner and Head of the Immigration Group, is in conversation with broadcaster Katie Derham on the issues… Read more

  • Shaper: Nick Wheeler

    Nick Wheeler is the founder and chairman of Charles Tyrwhitt Shirts. Follow Nick on Twitter @nicktheshirt

  • Yahoo set to buy Tumblr for $1bn: Twitter reaction

    Can Yahoo ignore Tumbler’s dark side? http://mashable.com/2013/05/20/can-yahoo-ignore-tumblr-prn/ via @mashable After Tumblr takeover, who’s next? Twitter, Foursquare and WhatsApp according to CNBC http://www.cnbc.com/id/100751898 via @CNBC What Yahoo bought with a billion dollars: hope http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/elements/2013/05/yahoo-tumblr-acquisition-tumble-into-the-unknown.html?mbid=social_retweet via @NewYorker So who in news knows how to use Tumblr? Financial Times, The Economist and The Times top 3 according to… Read more