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  • MAKING MONEY THE RIGHT WAY – MAURICE OSTRO OBE ON THE CHANGE MAKERS

    “The old model was to make a lot of money, and at the end you’d build a hospital or give some money to Greenpeace to deal with the fact you’ve done bad things in your career.” Entrepreneur and philanthropist Maurice Ostro OBE told Michael Hayman......

  • PENNINGTONS MANCHES DEBATES SILICON VALLEY INVESTMENT INTO UK FIRMS

    Leading law firm Penningtons Manches today convened a high profile group of entrepreneurs, fast-growth tech firm founders and Venture Capital investors at a roundtable breakfast event to discuss rising US investment interest in the UK –  and the challenges and opportunities facing UK tech companies......

  • I FOUGHT THE LAW – DARRYL COOKE ON SHAKING UP THE LEGAL INDUSTRY

    The legal industry may have managed to survive the major disruption that has changed the face of countless longstanding industries, but that does not mean it isn’t ripe for disruption. That’s the view of Darryl Cooke, founder of gunnercooke; a law firm which uses an......

  • Sour notes from the Sainsbury’s Boss: Latest City A.M. column from Seven Hills Co-founder Michael Hayman

    The following article from Michael Hayman MBE originally appeared in City A.M. “We’re in the money.” Lyrics made famous by Ginger Rogers and 42nd Street, more recently appropriated by Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe in an unguarded off-mic moment at ITV. But whereas the musical focused on......

  • Make way for the ‘firms of endearment': MICHAEL HAYMAN FOR THE YORKSHIRE POST

    The following article from Michael Hayman MBE originally appeared in the Yorkshire Post. If you look at some of the most inventive companies of our lifetime, from Skype to Spotify, they prove the point that capital follows great ideas. But capital is also increasingly following......

  • DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES: BUSINESS LEADERS SPLIT ON BREXIT

    “We all have to be pro-Brexit at this stage. This is happening, and I think it’s incumbent upon us all to make a success of it.” Dame Helena Morrisey, founder of 30% Club and Head of Personal Investing at Legal and General, makes the case......

  • COUTTS AND SEVEN HILLS PUBLISH NEW REPORT ON FUTURE OF UK ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    “A New Chapter For Growth” is a new report from Coutts and Seven Hills and it asks the question, What Next for Britain’s Entrepreneurs? Based on interviews with over fifty of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs, the report makes the case that the country’s growth......

  • Seven Hills Strays Over in aid of Battersea

    The Seven Hills team swapped suits and ties for waterproofs and beanies last night when they braved the elements at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in support of its charity sleep out: Stray Over. Stray Over is Battersea’s new corporate event with a difference: the......