It is clearly a priority for most men to find that special someone, but despite all the expense, most men are getting it wrong. Lisa Bathurst of Urbanity, the exclusive men's lifestyle consultancy, returns with some advice.
People, tread carefully. "So that's why I'm such a lush!" "I always thought I was bright...." But let's not disguise the fact: Smart people (OK, all people, and especially women) should know better.
Girls Night is important. And a Girls Night with a purpose? Even better. Come laugh with your girlfriends and support Sparks (Sport Aiding Medical Research for Kids), Deutsche Bank's charity of the year - all within walking distance of your City office.
"People today know the price of everything and the value of nothing." As true today as it was when Wilde said it. Watch the value, watch the price, watch for the difference, exploit it. That's your happy profit just there.
When first looking at London on a smaller bonus, it was driven by considerations what could happen if - against all odds - bonuses weren't up 20%+ like in the years before. Several billions of asset write-offs later, the credit (and equity) markets are still ludicrously crunchy.
While we at HITC try to stay politically neutral (yeah, right), we support anyone in favour of more days off. Ergo, we bring you a link to a 10 Downing Street petition for a National Remembrance Holiday in early November.
The Soul Sister gets a question, but is it one of drinking too much, or wanting more out of life?
You know those plastic carrier bags are bad. If you get a second use out of them, then you're one step ahead. What about eliminating them completely, and carrying hip cloth shoppers that tell the world how stylish and sensitive you are?
Last month I read an article about what makes a successful marriage, and how that's changed over the years, especially in two main areas. The takeaway? Kids aren't required, but a helping hand around the house is.
Mr & Mrs Properly, HITC's etiquette experts, weigh in on when - and how - to graciously accept being treated to dinner.