The important question that family offices must constantly ask themselves: "Is our wealth management good wealth management?" Can the partners (asset managers, specialists) satisfy the requirements stated in the Ten Principles for Good Wealth Management?
Paper itself is a fairly straightforward news-curation/publishing app, but its launch and recent comments from Mark Zuckerberg about further releases in the near future paint a fascinating picture of Facebook's possible future, one which may be quite different from the ubiquitous social platform we're all so familiar with.
Innovation is a term that is used a lot these days, but it is far more than just a buzzword. There is a more to it than simply designing something new - that's creativity. And there is more to it than producing something that sells - that's profitability.
It's everyone's favourite buzzword. But who is really making waves, and how will it affect the next generation of businesses?
Research from Oxford University shows that almost half of today's jobs will be automated by the year 2034. This has dramatic implications for our workforce. And the impact is already being felt.
Global leaders gathering in Davos this week once again find the world's response to growing healthcare pressures high on their agenda. Good health - both mental and physical - remains one of the most pressing social and economic issues of our time, consuming the largest share of the world's GDP and growing.
With My 3 Choices the client and the bank take charge of their destiny. With the sophistication of three service levels: My 3 Choices (Blue, Gold and...
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) President Thomas Jordan has to reconsider the SNB investment policy due to the fact that its equity holdings have grown to around 71 billion Swiss francs in the third quarter of 2013.
It's not just the home that Google are taking over, and it isn't just a case of not buying a Nest blender or whatever they come up with next in order to avoid the Big G's nefarious grasp. For the vast majority of us, the internet is now a fact of life, something we access unthinkingly and with astonishing regularity, and, more often than not, Google is the filter through which we view it.
Rather than throw ourselves deeper into technology, we argue doing the opposite when it comes to surging past our creative boundaries: go low-tech and stay away from Internet technologies!
I'm from the corporate tech world, by which I mean that we don't make robots that can light barbecues - although a few of our staff might work on such creations in their spare time. I'm part of an organisation which, I think, has all the traits I listed above: great staff, a strong leadership team and a personality.