The world-renowned Food Hall at Fortnum & Mason in Piccadilly, just along from what is perhaps London’s most famous square, was again the venue for the LCCI’s annual winter reception last December. Interim chief executive Karim Fatehi MBE welcomed guests and announced the prize winners of the much sought after F&M Christmas hampers.

Fine wines and canapés are de rigueur at such an event and the fun was further enhanced by Paparazzi VIP and their Magic Mirror photo booth which proved a popular attraction.