General interest

As another acronym enters the lexicon of the financial pages, we asked Tony Dorkins to look at SPACs as an investment opportunity for private investors.

Whilst Governments and Central Banks around the world have acted quickly to mitigate some of the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, we are all too well aware that those investors looking for income…

Adrian Locke, Senior Curator at the Royal Academy is often presented with a range of challenges when putting on an exhibition. None more so than curating Oceania.

Being a British Endurance Adventurer is a "job" I have only had for a few years as before that I worked for an international PR agency. I felt unfulfilled by that career and sought something more…

When a writing career commences with a bidding war amongst publishers it should come as little surprise that one’s chosen path flourishes. Santa Montefiore first published a novel in 2001 and has just…

To encrypt a message, the sender's Enigma was set to the key of the day (changing at midnight) and the three scrambling wheels were set to a different start position for each message (sent as the…

Surrey CCC is the largest county club in the country with commercial relationships and outputs that match some of the biggest football clubs (helped by key partners such as JM Finn), and is the envy…

The rise of online shopping, combined with broader shifts in consumer values and spending habits, has exposed an overbuilt retail landscape. 2018 is shaping up to be the year of the Company Voluntary…

Sitting alongside the banks of the river Test, in the glorious gardens of Bere Mill, in Whitchurch, Hampshire, seemed an appropriate setting to be addressed by the face of British gardening. However,…

The publisher of Talking Food Magazine refuses to countenance any word other than ‘pudding’. He has a point: it’s a good strong down-to-earth word with nothing but positive associations. However, it…

This has been a project which has preoccupied the Royal Academy ever since it first became aware that the big building in Burlington Gardens, immediately north of the existing Academy, was going to be…

In the recent past, the well-trodden property path of a successful London-based professional would follow a fairly predictable route. A first-time flat in central London, upgrading to a larger first…

Returning from a destination with a head full of stories is one of the great privileges of travelling at an early age. And with myriad studies illustrating that travelling extensively as a youngster…

The world of classic cars has changed a great deal over the years. Where once you found keen amateur mechanics scouring the market for a new project to fill the long winter nights, you now find…


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