‘Expect Better’ looks at the thrills-and-spills of life and the meaning of wealth. From the West End maestro with a passion for philanthropy, to the gender equality campaigner who invests for her cause, this exciting 6-part series brings together some of Coutts’ most fascinating clients and industry contacts. Maybe you’re wondering how to talk money with your kids? Perhaps you’re intrigued to find out the secrets to being a successful entrepreneur? Join us, as host Katie Derham lifts the lid on both the expected and the unexpected consequences of wealth.

Episode 1: giving a Helping Hand

For Sir Richard Stilgoe, it’s charity that captures his heart rather than fast cars. He joins Katie Derham and Rachel Harrington to talk about the how and the why of philanthropy. Knowing what you’re doing, rather than simply spending big, is often the key to making your money and effort go further.

 

Release date: Friday 25 September 2020

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Episode 2: The F Word

Katie Derham delves into family matters, with guests Amanda East and Perry Littleboy exploring the knacks for having good money conversations at home. Wondering how to talk to your kids about money? This may be a good place to start…

 

Release date: Friday 2 October 2020

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Episode 3: The Unexpected

When Nicola Mendelsohn CBE battled a rare form of cancer, it sparked a drive to set up a charity. Hear her incredible story as she talks to Katie Derham and Ben Allen about a tale of triumph over tragedy. Did we mention she’s also a senior leader at Facebook? It’s an inspirational episode not to be missed.

 

Release date: Friday 9 October 2020

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Episode 4: Responsible Investing: The Gender Agenda

With gender issues attracting more and more investor attention, Suzanne Biegel and Leslie Gent got together with Katie Derham to discuss the role and merits of responsible investing. And if you thought that gender and climate topics were unrelated, this episode will change your mind.

 

Release date: Friday 16 October 2020

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Episode 5: The Expected

Each entrepreneur’s unique and Satvinder Virk - a tech-entrepreneur-turned-zerowaste-advocate – told us what makes him tick. Katie Derham explores purpose and passion in this episode, and is  joined by Hannah Buxton from the Coutts Private Office.

 

Release date: Friday 23 October 2020

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Episode 6: Next generation

With great wealth, comes great expectation, especially when it’s inherited. Geoff Marsh and Stuart May dip into some of the complexities of wealth for the next generation, with questions from Katie Derham. Want to know the biggest next gen trends on the horizon? Then you’re in the right place…

 

Release date: Friday 30 October 2020

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