On forging a successful business in uncertain times: Aykroyd & Co

When Knight Frank recruited VanHan founders Thomas van Straubenzee and Rory Penn to its Global Wealth Advisory team last year, Hannah Aykroyd decided to team up with fellow alumnus Sophie Bonsor and launch Aykroyd & Co, an acquisition firm focused on the PCL market. In the fifth part of our mini-series looking at new firms making their mark under challenging conditions, Aykroyd explains which industry figure she most admires, and her best business decision so far…

Talking Heads: Prime country market trends & observations

Specialist prime country market experts Jess Simpson, Ed Heaton, James Mackenzie, Robin Gould & Harry Gladwin fill us in on what’s really been happening on the ground over the last 12 months, and the themes we should be keeping an eye out for in the year ahead…