Marie-Hélène Ferguson, Principal at the London School of Etiquette, talked etiquette for the business traveller. New research has revealed just how confident we are at meeting new people and our biggest faux pas when abroad. So what mistakes do we make, what are our biggest fears and is etiquette important today both at home and abroad?
Cigarettes are being sold in the UK in standardised green packaging with explicit images from today, under new rules designed to cut the number of smokers. It comes after the world's four largest tobacco firms lost a legal challenge against the Government's new plain packaging rules at the High Court on Thursday. Ben Southwood, Head of Research at the Adam Smith Institute, discussed tobacco legislation and the changes to e-cigarettes.
The financial services industry is the perfect target for a cyber-attack, a report from lobby group, TheCityUK, has warned. Marcus Scott, Chief Operating Officer at TheCityUK, told Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey why the banking and financial sector need to be more resilient to cyber-attacks.
For three years, Houston PR has been collecting jargon and buzzwords. The company writes to correspondents and editors in the UK and the US once a quarter, asking them to identify the words and phrases that annoy them the most. Hamish Thompson, Managing Director at Houston PR, joined Nigel Cassidy and Louise Cooper to reveal the most annoying jargon.
A busy week in the world of mergers and acquisition's saw Paddy Power and Betfair's potential combination, Zurich's bid for RSA and a failed Monsanto bid for Syngenta. John West, ECM Editor at Dealreporter/ Mergermarket, joins Sandra Kilhof and Chris Bailey to discuss all of this and more.
As the government prepares to release its latest immigration figures, Mark Hilton, Director of Immigration Policy at London First, reveals to Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson what this will mean for London's business world.
Mike Park, CEO at The Scottish White Fish Producers Association (SWFPA), who are the largest fishing association in Europe, offers an insight into the fishing industry on the back of the Fisheries Society Annual Symposium.