Best of Spear's Last Week: Budget 2013, India's Stingy Rich, Whitechapel Gala - Spear's Magazine

Best of Spear’s Last Week: Budget 2013, India’s Stingy Rich, Whitechapel Gala

Most read on Spear’s last week: expert Budget predictions and Young Turk Award nominees, plus features on why India’s rich don’t do more for charity, how the Whitechapel Gala raised £350,000 and why Kate Middleton isn’t the only one with an embarrassing uncle

The five most read articles on Spear’s last week:

1. Budget Predictions for 2013
Spear’s has brought together the Budget predictions of leading law firms and accountants, as well as the Spear’s team, which you can read here

2. Why Don’t India’s Rich Do More for Charity?
India’s wealthiest citizens may be rising forces in the new world order, but their charitable giving is lagging behind. Sophie McBain looks at the measures being taken to end this subcontinental thrift

3. Luke Dugdale on His Move from Deutsche Bank to RBC
When Luke Dugdale joined as director in the UK private client wealth management department, it was one of RBC’s most high-profile captures to date. The former head of Deutsche Bank’s UHNW desk explains his move.

4. Whitechapel Gallery Art Plus Fashion Gala Raises £350,000
A charity art auction with works donated by Bridget Riley, Cornelia Parker and Bob and Roberta Smith brought in £48,600

5. Young Turk Awards 2013: Nominees Announced
Spear’s is pleased to announce the nominees in the Young Turk Awards 2013, for rising stars aged under 35 in the wealth management industries

And the best of the blogs:

Kate Middleton isn’t the only one with an embarrassing uncle
More than twenty years on I still remember situations involving not one but two uncles which left me utterly mortified

March is the month for art-world galas
In the next week, there are three high-profile fundraisers for the Contemporary Art Society, the Whitechapel Gallery and the Royal Academy Schools

Allowing Lay People to Select the Next Lord Chief Justice Would be Pointless and Damaging
Reforms to allow lay people to select the most powerful judicial position in England and Wales are misguided and won’t improve diversity
 
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