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  • AT YOUR SERVICE: THE REAL MR & MRS SMITH ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

    James and Tamara Lohan recognise that romantic weekends away aren’t for playing Scrabble. The married couple have been injecting the fun into travel ever since walking out of a Lake District spa hotel in 2001, where they had been unexpectedly weighed on check-in and put......

  • LONDON TECH WEEK HIGHLIGHTS 2019

    Tech fever gripped the capital this week during the sixth annual London Tech Week. Led by founding partners Informa, London & Partners, and Tech London Advocates, the week has grown to become a festival of more than 300 events, with 58,000 attendees participating over the......

  • Taking Disability Inclusion to the United Nations

    This week, The Valuable 500 took to the stage of the United Nations #INFOCUS conference in Geneva to encourage global business leaders to recognise the importance of disability inclusion and value the 1.3 billion disabled people around the world. The event coincides with the announcement......

  • CogX 2019: The Festival of All Things AI

    The opening speech from London Mayor Sadiq Khan set the tempo for CogX 2019, which saw more than 15,000 delegates descend on Kings Cross for three days of debates, talks and workshops. The Mayor used his opening remarks to praise the capital’s tech sector and......

  • PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY PLEDGES FURTHER INVESTMENT AT LONDON TECH WEEK OPENING CEREMONY 

    Prime Minister Theresa May officially opened London Tech Week at Here East on Monday morning, at the first of more than 250 events across the capital this week. At the start of her final month in office, the Prime Minister pledged that the Government would......

  • ‘RESILIENCE’ IS WORD OF THE NIGHT AT COUTTS’ ENTREPRENEUR EVENT IN BRISTOL

    Coutts took to Bristol on Tuesday evening for the first in its nationwide roadshow event-series, which will showcase the entrepreneurs who prosper through change and shape the business landscape. The event is the first of five regional events taking place this summer with events in......

  • Revolution on Two Wheels: Will Butler-Adams on Capital Conversation 

    Will Butler-Adams believes it’s imperative that bikes become the world’s primary mode of transport. Speaking to Michael Hayman on Capital Conversation, the CEO of Brompton Bicycle says that with just 4% of London on bikes, the city’s cycling potential is being underplayed. “Bikes lead to......

  • BGF’S READY FOR BUSINESS CAMPAIGN COMES TO SCOTLAND

    BGF brought its Ready for Business campaign to Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens this week, hosting a discussion with some of the nation’s most prominent business leaders to mark its second event. The panel comprised of Will Whitehorn, Chairman of SEC and Deputy Chairman of Stagecoach,......