John Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley, best known as the former chief executive of BP, saw his career with the energy giant end in 2007 when he was outed by a tabloid newspaper as gay – his third book, The Glass Closet, carries the subtitle 'Why Coming Out Is Good Business'
It might be a long time since anyone described the UK as “the workshop of the world”, but the country is still the eleventh largest manufacturing nation and the sector accounts for 54 per cent of exports, directly employing 2.6 million people. Raconteur showcases some of the businesses that have shown the innovation, growth and brand value to be recognised as the best of British
It boasts Europe’s longest hole, a winery, historic chapel and castle, as well as executive accommodation. Edwin Smith travelled to Castiglion del Bosco near Siena in Tuscany to meet Massimo Ferragamo (pictured) who owns this exclusive new golf course
Greg Satell worked in media and advertising across Eastern Europe before returning to the United States as a consultant with a focus on digital, and writing regularly for Forbes and Harvard Business Review. He tells Edwin Smith what digital means for advertising