For many UK citizens, sports betting and fantasy football are popular pastimes.
At least four million people in the UK play fantasy sport games, according to London-based entrepreneur David Galan, who has fused the football and betting industries with his gaming company, Picklive.
Investors have often looked to stocks, bonds and property to increase their capital. But a growing number of high net-worth individuals are turning to the fine wine market to diversify their portfolio.
David Nathan-Maister, who has 20 years’ experience in the wine industry, said investors can expect a return of up to 15 per cent per annum with the Oracle Paradis Wine Fund.
Amy Woolf neatly places her heels under her desk. She is leaving the office to volunteer at Jewish Care’s resident Rubens House for people with dementia.
Her employer, corporate auditor KPMG, is one of many UK companies encouraging employees to set aside working hours to volunteer at charities of their choice as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility drive (CSR).
These women are the business. They have set up their own companies straight after graduating from university – and what’s more, the young entrepreneurs are running the companies from their family home.
It is hard to imagine that the head of Britain’s largest travel goods chain once prepared his staff for company insolvency.
South African-born Stephen Spitz is the chairman and CEO of the multi-million pound Brentano Group, which specialises in the retail and wholesale distribution of top travel brands under sub-divisions Case London and Pelham Leather Goods.