View all newsletters
Have the short, sharp Spear's newsletter delivered to your inbox each week
  1. Wealth
  2. Wealth Management
January 13, 2014updated 11 Jan 2016 1:06pm

Spear’s week ahead

By Spear's

I’m looking forward to going to Leeds on Friday evening for my article in the next issue about social investment. Believe it or not, I’m going to watch old people do an aerobics class. Over the weekend – my first time in Leeds – I’m going go to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and get muddy amid Roger Hiorns’ blue-crystal-encrusted room (pictured above) and Josephsohn’s figures.

Josh Spero

Whether modern art is your thing or not, the London Art Fair, which displays modern British and contemporary art from around 120 galleries, certainly makes for an interesting viewing. And it’s particularly convenient if, like me, you happen to live in north/east London. This year, the fair is taking place from 15 to 19 January in the Business Design Centre in Islington (pictured below) – which in itself is worth a visit. The 6,000 square metre Grade II listed building, formerly the old Royal Agricultural Hall, has impressive large white domed ceilings which beautifully offset the vibrant, colourful artwork adorning the walls of the massive exhibition arena.

Chloë Barrow

Design centre

I thought planning a move so soon in the new year was hard enough, so spare a thought for the professionals for whom finding a spacious one bed in central London is a birthday cake compared to some of the briefs they’ve dealt with. Preparing for the next index on property advisers I’ve been privy to a world where dealing in multi millions for UK estates, personal fiefdoms and private islands with international airports is normality.

Alex Matchett

French President François Hollande is expected to give a press conference on the state of the economy (which is worrying the EU) and how he intends to fix it (which worries the country’s HNWs, afraid new taxes may be coming). Of course, questions about his alleged affair with actress Julie Gayet, as reported by gossip magazine Closer, and the admission of Hollande’s partner Valerie Trierweiler to a hospital in Paris during the weekend are likely to be asked instead.

Giulia Cambieri

Content from our partners
Stoneweg, Icona, and CBH Strengthen Partnership with Cromwell Acquisition, Adding €4 Billion AUM to Stoneweg
Why investors should consider investing in nature
HSBC Global Private Banking: Revisiting your wealth plan as uncertainty abounds

Select and enter your email address The short, sharp email newsletter from Spear’s
  • Business owner/co-owner
  • CEO
  • COO
  • CFO
  • CTO
  • Chairperson
  • Non-Exec Director
  • Other C-Suite
  • Managing Director
  • President/Partner
  • Senior Executive/SVP or Corporate VP or equivalent
  • Director or equivalent
  • Group or Senior Manager
  • Head of Department/Function
  • Manager
  • Non-manager
  • Retired
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications.
Thank you

Thanks for subscribing.

Websites in our network