The Rise and Fall of the Spanish Economy

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Spain has suffered a long period of economic uncertainty over the last nine years, but research has shown the country’s economy is bouncing back, with levels of gross domestic product set to exceed that of pre-2008. Following the launch of the single currency in 1999, Spanish money became incredibly easy to borrow, with interest rates […]

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Polishing Your Personal Brand

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There are some people who just seem so naturally polished and put together that we associate these attributes with their overall personal brand. For many of us, achieving that level of polish and togetherness takes a bit more thought and cultivation.  It’s not about wearing the latest labels or going to the latest hot spot […]

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A New Way to Invest in Fine Art

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In uncertain times, the fine art market offers a reassuring investment opportunity. Largely immune to political change, it is less volatile than currencies or capital markets. The global market was worth more than $45billion last year, a 1.7% annual increase, according to the European Fine Art Foundation Report 2017. Prices have fallen back a little […]

Women-Only Private Members Clubs

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Drawing on the tradition of men-only clubs established in the west-end of London, women have been focusing to even out this sexist tradition with their own, intelligently led private members clubs – from 1888, when the University Club for Ladies opened on New Bond Street at the instigation of Gertrude Jackson, from Girton College, Cambridge. Clubs […]

“Failure is not an option when you are a mother”: Meet skincare company founder Lorena Öberg

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The Sybarite spoke to skincare company founder Lorena Öberg about the inspirations behind starting her business, her favourite treatments, and lessons she’s learnt as an entrepreneur. Where did the idea to start Lorena Öberg Skincare come from and what challenges did you face? It was out of necessity – I needed a plan to start a […]

Why Being An Entrepreneur Is The Greatest Luxury

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Much has been written about the challenges of being an entrepreneur.  The long hours, salary sacrifices and risks levels make it seem up there with base jumping as a desirable activity for all but the bravest, most hard-working visionaries. As founder of international beauty brand Studio10, and a serial entrepreneur myself, I know it’s not […]

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Million Pound Man: Meet Hugh Wade Jones, Enness Private Clients MD

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The Sybarite sat down with Hugh Wade-Jones, Managing Director of Enness Private Clients, a London- based million pound mortgage broker. We spoke about his career, advice for hopeful entrepreneurs, his predictions for the HNW property market in 2017, and the launch of Enness International.  What led you to a career in brokering? I’ve always had […]