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  • Scotland House appoints Seven Hills to lead new Future Forum series  

    Seven Hills has been appointed by Scotland House to lead Future Forum, a new programme of monthly breakfast events looking at the future of business. The series will hear from business leaders navigating a fast-changing political and economic landscape. They’ll debate and discuss the innovations......

  • Could business make this era the best of times or the worst of times?

    This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in the Yorkshire Post see here “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the......

  • Only an election can sail the ship of state through the Brexit storms

    This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here “The world is not interested in the storms you encountered, but did you bring in the ship?” So wrote the twentieth-century writer of sea stories, William McFee. While the quote has some of......

  • Crypto pioneer Elliptic raises $23 million to fuel expansion in Asia

    Elliptic, the leading provider of crypto-asset risk management solutions, announced this week that it has raised $23 million to spearhead its expansion into Asia. New offices opening in Japan and Singapore will encourage Elliptic to expand their offerings into new markets, with revenue from clients......

  • 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......