From personalised service to tailored advice and unique opportunities there are a lot of reasons to consider private banking, but is it right for you? RESCU asked Ralf Haase, head of the Commonwealth Private Office, to tell us everything you need to know about private banking. RESCU: What is private banking and who is eligible [...]
When Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg returned to Harvard Business School earlier this month to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of women’s admission to the school, she asked the women in the audience to stand up if they had ever said “I’m going to be CEO of this company.” The vast majority of the 800 women at [...]
There’s been an explosion of collaborative consumption — web-powered sharing of cars, apartments, skills. Rachel Botsman explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls “reputation capital.” Rachel Botsman writes and speaks on the power of collaboration and sharing through network technologies, and on how it will [...]
Boy did we make a day of it! It was stats 101, with the head of the Commonwealth Private Bank; the general manager of Nespresso and the MD of Tourism Australia. Loved all the luxury speakers dressed in their finest Hermes, Vuitton, Paul Smith and Burberry but it was Viola Raikhel-Bolot, the very fabulous art [...]
Macquarie Bank took its name from Lachlan Macquarie, who as Governor of New South Wales transformed the early settlement in Australia from a penal colony into a dynamic economy. His many achievements include the establishment of Australia’s first bank and introduction of its first domestic coinage in 1813, the Holey Dollar.
American Express is one of the pioneers when it comes to financial institutions. Founded in 1850, it is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Co-founder of online luxury retail juggernaut, Net-a-Porter’s Megan Quinn chats to RESCU about getting started in the luxury sector, making waves in the online fashion industry and having a penchant for designer goods.