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Scan Magazine | Contents
Contents COVER FEATURE 10 Camilla Dallerup | Taking the Chance
16 Mr and Mrs Staffan Tollgard | At Home 21 Camilla | Duchess of Shoes 22 We Love This | Our Guide to Where to Buy that Valentine’s Present
SCAN TRAVEL 24 Trysil | Cheer Up – It’s winter!
SCAN FOOD 28 Bronte’s Food | We Like Big Buns and We Cannot Lie 32 Restaurant of the Month | Mad for Madsen
SCAN BUSINESS BUSINESS FEATURES
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Cimber Sterling | Sterling Service Breaking Low-Cost Trend St. Anthony’s Hospital | Choosing the Right Healthcare Cass MBA | The Best Decision I’ve Ever Made Denmark | A Key Developer of Climate Solutions Scan Jobs | London’s New Scandinavian Recruitment Service
INTERNATIONAL SERVICES 44 Tax | Should You be Filing a Self-Assessment Tax Return?
REGULARS 48 Recruitment | Campbell's Column 52 We Gotta Do Something | Calling for a Green Chat 54 How Was Your Day | The Answer is Never that Straightforward
CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE 55 Chamber News | Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish Chambers of Commerce for the UK
SCAN NEWS 58 Scandinavian Newsflash
CULTURE 65 Culture Calendar | Your Scandinavian Culture Events
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Scan Magazine | Editorâ€™s Note
Dear Reader, The past year emerged as a notorious reminder of just how quickly circumstances can change. And if change is the watchword for 2009, then at Scan Magazine we aim to change things too. We endeavour to take Brand Scandinavia to new heights. You have already been introduced to our editorial A-Team of dedicated Scandinavia-lovers, of all ages, and backgrounds, and we go about our job with a key winning ingredient. Passion! We are proud to kick off the first issue of 2009 with a cover interview with Camilla Dallerup. Some days are bound to be good and when Camilla called back to say that she would do the cover interview I knew this day was going to be one of them. I was in the middle of showing our flat to an estate agent and he seemed very impressed I was on the phone to the winner of Strictly Come Dancing. I, too, was very impressed â€“ but realise I must stop bragging about it.
friendly hotel director who would love to welcome you to his hotel. Next in line is an exclusive interview with the Managing Director of Cimber Sterling Air. The Danish airline is boldly expanding its routes, across Europe and to the UK, for the business and leisure markets. We follow new developments in the world of aviation with great interest and this is something that will definitely benefit the international traveller. We continue to see a rapid increase in editorial requests and I want to encourage you: please keep them coming. We are truly interested to know what you want to read and it is great that you take the time to get involved. Enjoy the issue and see you next month.
On page 24 we take you on a lovely winter break to Trysil in Norway which is home to some wonderful familyfriendly resorts, with excellent facilities. There is a superb new ski-in-ski-out Radisson Hotel there. We speak to the
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Scan Magazine | Contributors
Contributors Barbara Chandler is the design writer for Homes & Property, the weekly Wednesday supplement of the London Evening Standard. She has worked as a specialist writer on interiors and decoration for over 30 years, contributing to many leading UK and European publications. Books she has written include The Home Design Source Book, and Where to Get the Look. She is Journalist of the Year 2007 (as awarded by the National Home Improvement Council). Ian Welsh is a UK-based independent writer and editor with nearly 15 years experience in business publishing. With a background in corporate communications, Ian now specialises in corporate responsibility and supply chain issues. Rikke Bruntse-Dahl. Being a greenie at heart, Rikke has written extensively on eco issues for a variety of publications including The Observer, New Consumer and SmartPlanet. Ethical consumerism and green business behaviour are her main areas of interest. Signe Hansen has just finished her Ma in Journalism and is now working as a freelance reporter in London. Having previously worked with television, radio, web and local news, the good story is always her priority. Based in London since 2006, Anders Christian Madsen grew up north of Copenhagen. With a degree in Fashion Journalism from the London College of Fashion, he contributes to DANSK Magazine and works with the menswear label J.W. Anderson. Anders is the Fashion Editor at Scan Magazine. A Swede by birth, Helena Whitmore is director of tax at Grundberg Mocatta Rakison based in London. She has been with the firm since 1990, and an associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation since 6 | Issue 5 | February 2009
2002. She writes regularly for Scan Magazine, and over the coming months will examine issues relating to setting up business in the UK, relevant tax laws, how to deal with property purchases and inheritance matters. Malcolm Campbell. Having read Chemistry at Imperial College London, Malcolm began his career in Research, moving after some years into the Human Resource function. In 1991 he was invited to found an Executive Search Company as a joint venture with a major firm of Actuaries. The business is now independent, being owned by Malcolm Campbell. It has a worldwide client list, and searches globally. Malcolm’s other interests include the Horner’s Livery Company, as a Freeman of the City of London. He is also Chairman of the Imperial College Trust. Emelie Krugly is responsible for Scan Magazine's news section and can be contacted any time regarding an event or story. Emelie, a native Swede has been based in London for 3 years. Early on in her career she worked on a number of Sweden's newspapers including Sydsvenskan, Smalandsposten and Norra Skane. After then travelling extensively she settled with her English partner in her favourite city, became a mother and now returns to her passion, writing and journalism. Lee-Ann Cameron is a self-confessed Scandiphile who moved to London after finishing a postgraduate degree in History of Art at the University of Edinburgh. LeeAnn currently works for one of the major auction houses and works in the contemporary art department. Thomas Winther – Editor. Originally from Denmark, Thomas has a background in Economic consultancy and holds a BA and a Master in Economics. Prior to becoming the Editor of Scan Magazine he worked in the City of London. He is now on a personal mission to take Brand Scandinavia to the next level. Thomas lives in Blackheath, London with his much better half and 4 month old son. Email: email@example.com