Mica Ertegun, the widow of Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun, is giving £26 million to Oxford University, the largest donation towards the study of humanities in the universitys 900-year history
If Greg Clark, the planning minister in charge of revising the NPPF, does not tighten protection for the approx just 1,300 ’heritage tourism’ attractions and buildings that are open to the public (and contribute ’7.4 billion a year), Britain is at risk of becoming an embarrassing heritage graveyard
No Safety Net The world economy is like a high-wire act where the man with the balancing-pole is clinging on gamely but wobbling uncomfortably, even dangerously, while everyone else is anxiously holding their breath, relieved only by big gulps of revivifying air at each and every fraught step negotiated without immediate disaster.
Keeping Britain Great One of the reasons that David Cameron and George Osborne were in Davos was to attend a British tea party at Schneider’s Cafe the Fortnum’s of Davos hosted by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and model Lily Cole and attended by such billionaires as the Mittal family.
Spear's, as part of its continual emphasis on the important of philanthropy, has co-produced a film on philanthropy with Red Sky Vision. The film, which is also part of the 1 Per Cent Campaign, is called Philanthropy 21 and features figures like Culture minister Ed Vaizey, philanthropist Dame Stephanie Shirley and author Michael Green talking about how to be a philanthropist in the 21st century.