Pensions – Why it’s important to lay your nest egg

  It is not known why the common concept of organisation and financial forward-planning is generally referred to via idioms pertaining to poultry. You have ‘getting your ducks in a row’ and that most well-known act of ‘building a nest egg.’ However, what we do know is that both aptly align to that all-important thinking […]

Coronavirus: how are the markets responding?

  Recent news stories about the coronavirus and attempts to contain its spread within mainline China have naturally raised concerns, both from a humanitarian stance and from the perspective of the global financial markets. Many investors will remember the SARS outbreak in 2003, which did have a material but relatively short-term economic and market impact. Perspective […]

‘Green’ Investments – What are they all about?

  As consumers, we are continuously faced with decisions which reflect our lifestyle choices and personal values. We only need to walk into a supermarket to be faced with decisions such as buying free-range eggs, Fairtrade fruit or organic meat. Ethical investing is no different, as it allows you to focus on organisations that make […]

Exeter Living Awards 2020 – We’re a finalist!

  The new year has set off to a fantastic start here at Seabrook Clark. We are delighted to announce that for the second year running we have been named a finalist in the Exeter Living Awards 2020 in their ‘Legal and Financial’ category! For years, the Exeter Living Awards has been a testament to […]

Market Overview & Outlook – January 2020

For 2019 the key issue was the progress of the US/China trade dispute.   Wall Street hit new highs as the tensions between the US and China eased. A limited agreement was struck to pause their trade war and ease pressures on the global economy as the new year begins. The ‘phase one’ deal sees […]

Giving back: Our charities for 2020

It is a new decade and here at Seabrook Clark we have made the decision to have two ‘charities of the year’ for every year going forward and are excited to announce our chosen charities for this year. With so many good causes out there, our decision was made a difficult one. Last week, the […]

Seabrook Clark is in the top 10!

Back in October we announced that for the 4th year running Seabrook Clark was named in the top 100 UK financial advisers by trusted Citywire company, New Model Adviser (NMA).   We are excited to report that we have received further feedback from NMA on our entry and can proudly say that we were ranked […]

Seabrook Clark – always on the front-foot

At Seabrook Clark we are proactive, focused and prepared for whatever compliance legislation requires of us. Beyond this, we aim to create, as well as adhere to, any new best practice arrangements that could benefit our clients. With this in mind, we were delighted to host a visit from officials at SIFA in November, who […]

Market Overview for 2019

As the decade draws to a close, it paves the way for reflection after a most eventful year. After a disappointing end to 2018, January 2019 saw the markets get off to a positive start [read our January market update here] with the US S&P500 index clocking its best performance since October 2015. The companies […]

Election 2019: What’s the financial outlook?

In the wake of Friday’s landslide election result, which saw success for Boris Johnson and the Conservative party by a majority of nearly 80 seats, many clients are keen to know what the outlook for their investments will now look like. IMMEDIATE MARKET IMPACT The Conservatives’ overnight election victory has seen one of sterling’s ever […]