EU countries waste an estimated 88 million tonnes of food every year, with UK households accounting for a sizeable proportion of that figure. MEPs recently voted in favour of new regulations to tackle the problem but declined to set binding targets. Is the issue getting the serious attention it deserves, or are policymakers, industries and households alike still merely nibbling around the edges?
The Rathbones Lacrosse World Cup is not just about 12 days of world-class sport. It is also about making a meaningful, lasting difference to the local area and to the young people inspired by the tournament. Rathbones CEO Philip Howell talks about the legacy of the FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup and how it will encourage continued participation in the sport.
Europe has long been seen as the unloved problem child of the developed markets, beset with fiscal problems, threatened with disintegration and unable to escape from chronic underperformance. Now it is the new favourite. But can Europe justify its new-found popularity and higher valuations?
Five years after arbitration was introduced to reduce the stress and expense of divorce, a leading specialist solicitor who was closely involved in creating the scheme reflects on its success.
London and its suburbs from the International Space Station
Photograph credit: ISS/Nasa
We would be delighted for you to join our next charity investment training seminar. We have listened to your feedback and this year our training will feature the topics of ethical investing, social media for charities and the impact of disruptive technology on the charity sector and investment returns.
A message from our CEO, Philip Howell, to all taking part in the Rathbones Lacrosse World Cup, which starts this Wednesday.
Playing sport at the highest level requires huge dedication but also sacrifices, with employers often less supportive than might be expected. As sponsors of the FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, we look at the challenges facing high-performing sportswomen.
With all the major regions of the global economy growing in synch, investors are shrugging off political uncertainty. Equities have been buoyant, particularly in the US technology sector, where rising valuations are the focus of our lead article “Great tech-spectations”.
Britain’s innovative culture has often been characterised by undue modesty. Not least in the face of Brexit, is it now time for the UK to abandon its innate reserve and self-effacing rhetoric? In making the case for a more confident and vocal approach, we look at four areas in which British ingenuity and enterprise are not only leading but changing the world.