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The Hero’s Farewell: Succession & Family Business Relationships

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Hero’s Farewell: Succession & Family Business Relationships

‘The Hero’s Farewell’ is the poignantly and aptly named title of a book by US academic Jeffrey Sonnenfeld that he wrote in the late 1980s to describe the departure styles of prominent founders and leaders of family businesses. Read more

Risks posed by household staff and children

Friday, May 12, 2017
Risks posed by household staff and children

Household staff pose a number of potential risks to the occupants of wealthy households. And so do their children. What are those risks and what should you do to reduce them? Read more

The Rise of the Private Art Museum: Curating a Private Collection

Saturday, March 11, 2017
The Rise of the Private Art Museum: Curating a Private Collection

Flanked between two Eileen Gray chairs, Cy Twombly’s 1982 Naxos triptych is displayed. On the adjacent wall, Rudolf Stingel’s aluminium covered Celotex insulation board (Untitled, 2002) is juxtaposed against a Jean-Michel Frank minimalist shagreen cabinet. The pieces carry an underlying intellectual rigor that helped redefine 20th  century design, as well as Contemporary art.  Read more

Getting The Staff

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Getting The Staff

Whilst technology may have made our lives easier, it seems it has, made them no less busy. Kids still need ferrying, houses cleaning, laundry washing, food cooking and stock replenishing. There remain the same number of hours in the day and let's face it - it's never enough. Read more