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MAYFAIR ART WEEKEND – A FIRM FIXTURE IN THE LONDON SUMMER ART SCENE

MAW                 The fifth edition of Mayfair Art Weekend on 29th June to 1st July this year coincided with the landmark 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy and presented an opportunity to celebrate Mayfair and St James’s as one of the world’s most historic and thriving art quarters. The event kicked off on Thursday with an exclusive Gallery Safari for sponsors and their guests who were treated to an evening of art exploration starting at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, then on to tour the exhibitions at David Zwirner, Richard Saltoun Gallery and Stai...

DELAYS IN THE HIRING PROCESS = (EXPENSIVE) MISSED OPPORTUNITIES

time-1339975_1920                 Hudson Walker International is privileged to have shaped the growth and success of some of the world’s most prestigious premium and luxury brands by securing for them exceptionally talented individuals. Many of those individuals are themselves business leaders and influencers. In the course of any search assignment we get to know each other rather well and one particular topic has started to come up time and time again – why does it take so long for potential employers to make hiring decisions? Such delays dramatically...

FROM BANKING TO BOOKS – HOW TO QUIT THE CORPORATE WORLD WITHOUT LOSING THE PLOT

webimage                   Born in an ancient town between Bordeaux and Cognac, educated at the Sorbonne and King’s College London, she trained and practised as a lawyer before becoming an investment banker in the City of London –  a foreigner and a female in a male-dominated sector….. Sounds like a fascinating fictional character! But in fact Freddie P Peters lived that life for more than 25 years - and then gave it all up to become a professional writer. Collapse, the first book in her ‘Henry Crowne: Paying the Price’ trilogy w...

WALPOLE’S BOOK OF LUXURY 2018

                      The launch of the 2018 Walpole Book of Luxury – which, at 192 pages is the biggest yearbook Walpole has ever produced – took place this week at a glittering party at Simpsons in the Strand, London. Pictured are (l to r):  Sue Thorne and Andrew Wiles (Wiles & Thorne PR, representing Peter Reed International), Pauline Hudson-Evans (Co-Founder & Director Hudson Walker International), writer Lucia Van Der Post, and Emma Jones and Rachel Vosper (Rachel Vosper Ltd). Walpole represents more than 200 luxury British brands and its mission is to promote, protect and develop the business of luxury in the UK. Already ...