Leaders

By Gabriel Power | 16 Jun 2021

What is 'Canzuk' and what would it mean for the UK?

As the UK ratified its post-Brexit agreement with Canada in March, and the two countries prepared to announce a new “enhanced” trade deal, many political commentators took note. Trade betw... Read More

By Nicky Morris | 15 Jun 2021

INTERVIEW: Simon Geere on paving the way for sustainable private jet travel as new CEO of Farnborough Airport

After joining Farnborough Airport as CEO last year, Simon Geere has big plans for the future of business aviation. Citing the sector as a key player in the UK’s economic recovery and a springboa... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 09 Jun 2021

Come sail away: ocean explorer and filmmaker James Aiken shares his passion for solo adventure on the high seas

When it comes to exploring the high seas, there are few people who can combine the wild romance and environmental urgency of our oceans quite like James Aiken. The single-handed sailor and filmmaker&n... Read More

By Lauren Jade Hill | 05 Jun 2021

Shaping places: an interview with design maverick Jean-Michel Gathy

The luxurious Aman Venice, The Chedi Andermatt and Cheval Blanc Randheli: Jean-Michel Gathy is the man behind many of the world’s most talked-about hotels. The French-Belgian architect has ... Read More

By Rebecca Masri | 21 May 2021

Freedom for the senses: Little Emperors founder Rebecca Masri on how to combine wellness with luxury

Luxury hotel members’ club Little Emperors was formed in 2008 while I was still working in the banking sector. When the market took a tumble, I saw an opportunity to create partnerships wit... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 20 May 2021

Brora distillery reopens after 38-year absence

The word iconic is overused, but what other term could describe the legendary status of Brora? The Highland distillery in Sutherland, Scotland, was sadly closed in 1983, after a 202-year history of cr... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 17 May 2021

A spirited history: a chat with rare tipple hunter Rebecca Jago

In 2017, during an extensive restoration of his ruined barn, a French cognac distiller tore down an unassuming, hastily built stone wall – one of many that comprised the rustic old building... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 07 May 2021

Block party: meet the entrepreneurs brilliantly disrupting the world

An acceleration in digital transformation has led to a boom in blockchain business from supply chain to shares, money to music. Here, we take a look at 14 trailblazers leading the charge in this ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Apr 2021

Rising to the challenge: an interview with the CEO of Paris' most famous bakery

Poilâne is the most famous bakery in Paris. Its signature loaf is still made from the same sourdough starter that the boulangerie’s founder, Pierre Léon Poilâne, brought from ... Read More

By Tempus | 27 Apr 2021

The Future of Ski: 2021-22 season predictions from Bramble Ski and Haute Montagne co-founder Natasha Robertson

With lockdown still in full swing across much of Europe, it appears that the moment has passed for a decent run on the slopes this year, and many chalet and tour operators have been left in the lurch ... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Apr 2021

Julius Baer publishes second Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report 2021

Julius Baer has released its Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report 2021 (GWLR), which takes a basket of consumer goods and services that reflect the HNWI lifestyle and analyses their prices in 25 key cit... Read More

By Tempus | 13 Apr 2021

An extraordinary life: Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, 1921-2021

His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, died at Windsor Castle on the morning of Friday 9 April. At 99 years old, the duke was the longest serving royal consort in history, carving ou... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Apr 2021

The future is now: Meet the 2021 Walpole Brands of Tomorrow

While there’s much to be said for the wellness benefits of the intangible riches we’ve been learning to love during the last year – from self-care to the curative powers of... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 06 Apr 2021

Interview: Thomas Robson-Kanu on tuning in to turmeric

When it comes to mental or physical wellbeing, few people have put as much faith in a single ingredient as Thomas Robson-Kanu has in the versatile turmeric root. As a teenager, the striker - known to ... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 31 Mar 2021

The luxury British brand selling trunks to save (elephant) trunks

Oliver Tomalin, founder of ethical men’s swim and resort wear label Love Brand & Co, is deadly serious when he says he was destined to launch a fashion and lifestyle brand committed to savin... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 17 Mar 2021

Going with the grain: an interview with GAIL'S Bakery CEO Tom Molnar

In the slightly terrifying and utterly surreal early days of global lockdowns at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, it would be an understatement to say that sourdough was all the rage. Scrolling ... Read More

By Ben McCarthy | 20 Feb 2021

Column: The National trust's Ben McCarthy tells us about his plans for the UK’s green spaces – and why it’s time to give the natural world its true value

Ben McCarthy is the head of nature conservation and restoration ecology at the National Trust. Here, he tells Tempus about his work restoring the UK's natural resilience and expanding our gre... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 18 Feb 2021

Choose to challenge: Tempus looks at eight trailblazing women ahead of International Women's Day

Women are increasingly breaking stereotypes and making a difference on the global stage with their resilience, humanity and extraordinary gifts. Here, we mark International Women’s Day on 8 Marc... Read More