Darren Bustin and Paul Rayner offer an introduction to the Royal London Absolute Government Bond Fund, their investment process and philosophy.Read more >
London Mayor Boris Johnson is once again attending MIPIM - the biggest convention for the world's property market. Johnson will be speaking at the opening of the London Pavilion at MIPIM. This webcast will be a live stream of his speech.Read more >
Mark Boleat, Chairman of Policy & Resources, The City of London
Stephen Brown, Executive Chairman, GVA
Juliette Morgan, Head of Property, Tech City Investment Organisation
Colin Stanbridge, Chief Executive, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Nick Searl, Partner, Argent
Small businesses are a critical part of the national and London economy. They are agents of growth - especially in markets moving out of recession - with the capacity to boost employment and facilitate innovation.
Many of these businesses are clustering in and around East London. But is the space they need for growth available to anything like the extent required?
Which sectors – from TMT to financial services - will drive demand? What’s the future pipeline for space provision for SMEs in the City? What do SMEs want from landlords in order for them to be successful? How are landlords and developers responding? How is the City of London responding to these new demands? And what are the consequences for planning and development and for the future of the City and London in general?
Debate sponsored by GVA
Max James, Chief Executive, Quintain;
Stephen Down, Head of Central London and International, Savills
Ciaran Carvalho, Head of Real Estate, Nabarro LLP
Dermot Kiernan, UK Fund Manager, M&G Real Estate
London begun 2014 by being named the most attractive destination in the world for foreign investors. But the surge of international money into the capital has forced domestic investors to look further afield. With so many investors priced out of prime, is there still value in core London markets or is there only opportunity in the fringe?
Debate sponsored by Savills and Nabarro LLP
The Estates Gazette Question Time road show has been criss-crossing the UK and is now set to roll into London.
Please join us for this live debate being broadcast from The Shard, the capital’s most striking recent development and Western Europe’s tallest building, on Thursday 4th July as our expert panel gets to the heart of the industry's biggest issues.
· Irvine Sellar, Developer, London Bridge Quarter
· Mark Ridley, Chairman and Chief Executive, Savills UK
· Ian Lindsay, Land & Property Director, Crossrail
· Gavin Poole, CEO, iCITY
. Richard Dakin, Head of Corporate Real Estate Business Support, Lloyds Bank
. Simon Allford, Director, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
. Andy Bruce, Head of London Real Estate, Linklaters
Asian money has flooded into commercial and residential property in London in recent years - from flats on the South Bank to trophy office buildings in the City. Where exactly is the money coming from? How can the capital ensure it remains an attractive place to live, study, work and invest? And how can the property industry help ward off macro economic threats to London's pull?Read more >
This presentation will provide a guide for IFAs to utilising ETFs on the London Stock Exchange. It will highlight the continuing development of these simple and flexible investment tools and identify the key drivers for the market's continuing growth and expansion. We will explore key trends in new product development and discuss what the future holds for this market.
Gillian Walmsley is Head of Fixed Income Products at the London Stock Exchange and covers the Group's London markets for ETFs, ETCs and ETNs in addition to Fixed Income & Securitised Derivatives.
Before joining the Exchange in 2008, Gillian was part of the Interest Rate product development team at Liffe, the derivatives arm of NYSE Euronext, where she worked on the design and launch of various short-term interest rate, bond index and government bond futures and options contracts and on the structuring of exchange credit derivatives.
Previously, she was part of the Equity Derivatives team and worked on the launch of stock futures, the development of the UK equity options market and the introduction of flexible equity and index contracts. Gillian began her career in the City on the Liffe trading floor as an Exchange Official overseeing open-outcry trading activity in the fixed income option pits.
The new technologies are enabling organisations to capture a wealth of personal data and analysis of their behaviour to optimise their services and disrupt traditional business models, but all this means that personal privacy advocates and the regulators are playing catch up with the new EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
The webinar discusses the data privacy concerns raised due to the pervasive nature of technologies & platforms, the principles used by GDPR to protect an individual's privacy, capabilities that organisations need to consider to protect data. The webinar takes a technology agnostic view by using a capability view and their relation to some of the common frameworks used to design and implement data security.
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Sri works with business leaders in setting business goals and achieving them. Sri focuses on leveraging latest technologies to build strategic capabilities through tailored frameworks for their creation, transition and operation. Sri brings together his deep experience in building strategies and solutions for managing data and information in a wide range of industry domains while complying with diverse regulatory regimes using tailored, business aligned, fit-for-purpose solutions for clients.
With a range of qualifications in Information Risk, Audit, Security and Governance, Sri is a board member of ISACA London Chapter. Sri offers a range of management consultancy services for strategic business transformations including training and compliance services related to EU GDPR.
Who are Africa’s most dynamic private, high-growth companies – ones which have come to the attention of major global investors? For the first time ever, on March 31st, we offer the market a definitive report identifying hundreds of Africa’s most inspirational companies.
08:30 - Opening Addresses
Xavier Rolet, CEO, London Stock Exchange Group
Rt. Hon Priti Patel, Secretary of State for International Development , UK Government
08:45 - Keynote Address
Mrs Stella Kilonzo, Division Chief for the Capital Markets Development Division, African Development Bank Group
08:55 - Interview with Rt. Hon The Lord Boateng PC DL, The African Enterprise Challenge Fund
09:10 - Panel I: Private Equity Landscape in Africa
10:00 - Keynote Address
Murray Grant, Managing Director Intermediated Equity, CDC Group
10:10 - Keynote Address
Jon Aarons, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting
10:20 - Panel II: Featured Companies- Interview with the CEOs & Founders
11:20 - Keynote Address
Speaker: Warwick Hunt, Managing Partner for International Alliances, PwC
11:30 - Keynote Address
Speaker: Manolo Falcó, Head Europe, Middle East and Africa, Corporate and Investment Banking, Citigroup
11:40 - Panel III: Celebrating Africa’s achievements
12:20 Keynote Address
Femi Jaiyeola, Chief Compliance Officer, Diamond Bank
On December 8, 2016, Vodafone UK and the London School of Economics released a comprehensive report looking into the business productivity and how businesses of all sizes can unlock new growth. As a nation, we’re at a critical juncture as we strive to increase economic output and join the top productive G7 nations – and Dr Alexander Grous from the LSE has used data from over 20,000 interviews over ten years to address this problem. Alexander notes that the major block to organisations addressing the productivity puzzle is that firms either don’t even know there is a problem or don’t know how to address it constructively. In this video interview, Dr. Grous explains the three key components he has found during his research to help businesses unlock their productivity:
1) Good management practices - Dr. Grous calls this the lever; all productivity either thrives or fails at this level
2) The use of technology in the firm
3) Flexible workforce
Dr. Grous goes on to explain not only how to create a flexible workforce, but to nurture this as well, so that employees are motivated, happy, and most importantly, producing effective work. Through a solid understanding of the composition of the firm, and what ideal organisational output is, management can then begin to see what enables productivity, and how they can measure effectiveness.
A few weeks back, we heard from US recruiting thought leaders had to say about trends you cannot ignore and tools recruiters cannot live without in 2015.
It’s a brand new year -- the perfect time to evaluate your recruiting tool set. What worked in 2014, and what missed the mark? Our panel of dynamic UK recruitment executives will update you on the latest and greatest technology & services so you can continue to grow your talent pool, engage and nurture candidates, and surpass your growth goals in 2015.
Panel representatives from: Guy Rubin, CEO, ebsta; Clair Bush, Marketing Director, Broadbean EMEA; Katrina Collier, Recruitment Specialist, Winning Impression; Kirsten Pope, UK Account Manager, Burning Glass; Mark Seemann, CEO, Synety; and Ted Elliott, CEO, Jobscience.
Corporate behaviour is changing, and with it public companies are increasingly providing green goods, products and services as part of their business mix.
Join FTSE Russell and the London School of Economics as we explore:
• Global economic cycles, climate legislation and what to prepare for
• The risks portfolios are facing in a developing green economy
• How to measure and track portfolio exposure to the green economy
• The FTSE Green Revenues Index Series
08:00 - 09:00 San Francisco PDT
11:00 - 12:00 New York EDT
16:00 - 17:00 London BST
• Professor Sam Fankhauser PhD, Co-Director, Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics
• Gordon Morrison FIA, Managing Director, ESG, FTSE Russell
• Kevin Bourne, Managing Director, FTSE Russell (host)
Job Curtis, Manager, City of LondonRead more >
A vibrant, cosmopolitan capital city, London is the largest metro market for multi-tenant datacenter and hosting services in Europe. Strong customer demand, plentiful supply and innovative service models reflect the UK’s status as an industry leader and early-adopter. The Brexit vote however has called into question London’s status as the first choice location for pan-European and international colocation, hosting and cloud service providers. In this webinar, we will outline the potential challenges to come as well as the opportunities that London still presents for service providers.Read more >
Battersea is an emerging London location, that on the back of significant infrastructure investment, has undergone significant regeneration. James Lass, Fund Manager of the Schroder UK Real Estate Fund, gives a tour of Battersea Studios, an asset that has witnessed strong capital and income growth on the back of this regeneration and active asset managementRead more >
2016 is proving to be the year London Market Insurers concentrate on improving their technical pricing frameworks. Currently most models are run in Microsoft Excel with data being sent back to a relational database such as a SQL server.Read more >
On 22nd September 2015, the Marketing Nation Roadshow came to London! Discover what the great thought leaders - attendees, speakers & organisers - thought of the event in this video, filmed on the show floor!Read more >
Job Curtis, Manager, City of LondonRead more >