Best of Spear's Last Week: 18th February 2013 - Spear's Magazine

Best of Spear’s Last Week: 18th February 2013

Spear’s had one of our best weeks ever on the website last week. If you want to know why, you can read our most popular articles from last week here

Spear’s had one of our best weeks ever on the website last week. If you want to know why, you can read our most popular articles from last week below

1. MasterChef finalist Andrew Kojima spends a hellish week in a three-Michelin-starred kitchen

Thriving under pressure in MasterChef is one thing — but could Andrew Kojima take the heat of a frantic week’s cooking in a three-Michelin-starred Dutch kitchen?

2. The pope has resigned: what about the succession?

When it comes to succession in family businesses, Spear’s has some advice for Benedict XVI

3. Raqib Shaw Ra-jazzles the Manchester Art Gallery with La Nuit d’Amour

Why settle for beautiful enamel flower petals or beasts when you can gild the lily (a much better title for the show, incidentally)?



4. Francois Pinault on art, luxury and the future of Europe

Alain Elkann meets François Pinault, a humble country boy who now bestrides the world of luxury goods like a colossus

5. As HMRC investigates Montpelier Accountants, beware fraudulent tax avoidance schemes

Having worked as a prosecutor for government for 22 years, Tessa Lorimer has found that investors in fraudulent tax avoidance schemes are often victims of fraud themselves

The best of the blogs

Josh Spero: Rating the Latin in the pope’s resignation letter

Sarah Conway: When it comes to legal privilege, it’s not what you say – it’s who you say it to

Sebastian Gibson: London property is still a (fussy) buyer’s market

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