Taking Stock - Blast from past is a money spinner.
Corporate hospitality may be a booming business – but when it comes to musical entertainment it would seem the corporate circuit is firmly rooted in the past. Alongside the usual big corporate bonanzas, such as England’s rugby union home games at Twickenham, the Henley Regatta and tennis at Wimbledon, one great musical act stands out on the circuit. Listed in this year’s diary of essential events, the Corporate Hospitality Association selected Shirley Bassey at the Royal Festival Hall in March as the most popular gig of the year. Singing about money, perhaps, brings in the money – and it looks like the lady who sings Hey Big Spender still has the Midas touch. ?: