15 July 2019
Beware of the risks you can’t see, not the ones you can
A news agenda dominated by Brexit, Trump and Trade Wars has understandably led to nervousness among our clients for several years now. This wasn’t helped by the market correction late last year, which reminded us that volatility can be just around the corner.
08 July 2019
The power of compound interest - how it works with examples
Investing early and harnessing the power of compound interest can lead to rapid gains.
02 July 2019
Investment research tips in a world of fake news
In a world where fake news threatens to supplant the truth, telling one from the other is becoming increasingly tricky. So how do investment analysts ensure the information they gather is accurate?
01 July 2019
Should we be concerned about a slowing economy?
It’s safe to say investors have enjoyed a positive 2019, so far. But with several key nations including Germany, UK, Canada, South Korea, China and Japan predicting weaker economic conditions, and growth in the US economy looking set to slow, should we be concerned, or is this the opportunity we’ve been waiting for?
21 June 2019
7 facts you didn't know about the London Stock Exchange
The London Stock Exchange has grown into arguably the world’s greatest financial market since its birth in a 17th century London coffee house. It’s a place where companies go to raise capital to fund expansion and create jobs. But how much do you really know about it?
13 June 2019
How to get the most power out of your pension
Of all the tools you can use when planning your retirement, the pension is undoubtedly the one to keep your savings plan fully charged.
03 June 2019
Market Outlook: June
As we find ourselves almost halfway through the year, the volatility we experienced at the end of 2018 is not only a distant memory but could also prove, with time, to have been the shock markets needed to adjust their expectations in line with reality.
22 May 2019
An overview of the tapered annual allowance
The tapered annual allowance came into being in April 2016, and since that time, more and more high income individuals are feeling the effects. 2019/20 is the first tax year when higher amounts of unused annual allowance from the pre-taper years will not be available to carry forward. Here we highlight the key things to consider when calculating your tax liabilities.