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  • THE FORCE FOR FOOD WASTE CHANGE

    “Globally we throw away a third of all the food we produce, worth over a trillion US dollars, meanwhile 800 million people go to bed hungry each night.” On Capital Conversation last Sunday, Tessa Clarke powerfully frames the issue of food waste, and explains  her......

  • Chill out, take a breath, and don’t worry about wasting time

    This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here Shrimp salad and a gin and tonic for lunch, then back to bed for a snooze. The relaxed recipe for creative genius, as told by Liccy Dahl at a literary event last week,......

  • Straight From The Dragon’s Mouth: Piers Linney on Capital Conversation

    Piers Linney was seemingly destined to be an entrepreneur. Starting his first business aged just 13, he has gone on to be one of the UK’s most successful business leaders investors, and speaking to Michael Hayman on Capital Conversation, Piers discussed the importance of that......

  • INNOVATE FINANCE FINDS BRITAIN SET FOR FINTECH RECORD

    Innovate Finance announced this week that British fintech is set for its best year yet, with record investment of $2.9 billion (£2.3 billion) already put into the sector in the first half of 2019. The amount represents the highest intake of investment in a half-year......

  • Subverting the Stereotypes: Cephas Williams on Capital Conversation

    Cephas Williams is fed up with poorly-told narratives about black people. Wearing his hoodie – the iconic symbol of his movement, 56 Black Men – the campaigner and entrepreneur told Michael Hayman on Capital Conversation that now is the time to stand up and ensure black people can......

  • ENTREPRENEURS SHOW HOW THEY PROSPER THROUGH CHANGE AT COUTTS ROADSHOW

    Coutts wrapped up the fifth and final of its summer regional roadshow events last week, taking its entrepreneur proposition to Manchester following visits to Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds and Newcastle throughout June and July. Each event brought together up to 100 guests made up of business......

  • We the people need to find a way to dispel the Brexit Blues

    This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here The year is 1989. Ronald Reagan on his last day at the White House makes his farewell address. His message is one of the recovery of morale and national pride during his presidency.......

  • A TOAST TO CHANGE: TRISTRAM STUART ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

    Tristram Stuart is brewing up a storm in the business world, as he looks to save our environment by turning breakfast into beer. Tristram has been a long-term environmental campaigner, particularly on the topic of the UK’s enormous food waste, and speaking to Michael Hayman......