Michiel Willems, City A.M.

Michiel Willems

City A.M.

United Kingdom

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Past articles by Michiel:

Diaries of a fund manager: Jack Hsiao on running a multi-billion pound investment giant

City A.M. checked in with fund manager Jack Hsiao, who joined Weiss Asset Management in February 2008. → Read More

Cost-of-living crisis will fuel tsunami of cyber attacks in 2023, warns industry insider

Leigham Martin, of Connectus Business Solutions, shared with City A.M. that cutting costs on security can spell disaster for businesses. → Read More

Aggressive institutional investors pushing into digital assets set to replace retail players

Institutional investors are set to replace retail investors as the major holders of digital assets in 2023, according to new research shared with City A.M. today. → Read More

Exclusive: 'Client safety and trust still best delivered in person', says City insider

Time for City A.M. to catch up with Paul Feeney, since 2012 the CEO of wealth management giant Quilter, formerly known as Old Mutual Wealth Management. → Read More

Tech chiefs demand pragmatism while retail CEOs go for enthusiasm and City finance bosses value a vision

As 2023 gets underway the World Cup in Qatar is fast becoming last year's news. However, for Chris Watt, Managing Partner at ECI Partners, it would be → Read More

EXCL – Britain’s struggling print industry may collapse in 2023, warns industry insider

As the deepening recession casts an ominous shadow over the fate of the UK economy, businesses need to rethink established practices to protect against With the internet engulfing more of our lives every day, the print industry is having to constantly reassess its role in sharing information. → Read More

EXCL – Majestic Wine’s CEO John Colley on why 2022 will go down as the year of fizz

City A.M. sits down with John Colley, since October 2019 the CEO and executive chairman of Majestic Wine, for an exclusive interview. → Read More

EXCL – Sunak should lower national insurance in 2023, argues jobs chief

With inflation having reached a 40-year high this year and the economy predicted to shrink in 2023, City A.M. zooms in on the volatile, hyperactive UK → Read More

The High Street in 2023: Full of tech and hyper-local but still with 17th century touches

In order to save the Great British high street of the 21st century in 2023, one may need to go back in time and take inspiration from the 17th century. → Read More

Year Ahead: Squeeze on household incomes to intensify as tough recession will dominate 2023

2023 is expected to be an exceptionally tough year for the UK economy. The country is almost certainly already in a year-long recession, one that will → Read More

Britain's workaholics: Meet the Hackney fishmonger who is up earlier than the milkman

Britain’s small business owners are among the hardest working people in the country with many up before the milkman and still going long after the DJ has → Read More

'At last!': City cheers signs of UK inflation passing its peak

The City cheered fresh figures out today that revealed this year’s historic inflation surge is showing signs of turning the tide. Prices accelerated 10.7 → Read More

EXCL – Tech investments increasingly casualty of recession and skills shortage

More than half of UK business leaders believe their companies’ digital platforms - such as websites, apps and customer-facing tech - fail to stand out → Read More

Britain's 1.6m temp workers risk missing out on close to £100m in unclaimed holiday pay

Britain's 1.6m temporary workers have been urged to claim an estimated £97m worth of unclaimed holiday pay from employment agencies. → Read More

Londoners face unprecedented rent increases as mortgage rates for landlords skyrocket

Tenants are struggling this Christmas. Along with the rest of the nation, they’re dealing with a cost of living crisis, driven by rising energy prices, → Read More

Unemployment picks up as Britain sinks further into recession

The rate of unemployment across the UK has risen again and the number of vacancies fell back further in a sign of a weakening jobs market as the UK faces → Read More

Government to spend tens of millions more to crack down hard on tax fraud

The Autumn Statement revealed that the government will spend an additional £79m to fight tax fraud in the next five years, as HMRC is promised greater → Read More

EXCL – What City CFOs are facing this recession: ‘Working capital should be front of mind’

Firms across practically every industry in the UK are facing a bleak economic winter ahead, but where is that playing out and what hurdles do the incoming → Read More

Royal Family holds its breath as controversial Harry and Meghan Netflix series goes live

The royal family are bracing themselves for bombshells from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Netflix documentary. → Read More

Millions of Brits to pull back on pension to ease unprecedented 'financial squeeze’

Close to one in four Brits with a pension are considering withdrawing money from it, or stopping paying in, or reducing the size of their contributions. → Read More