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12th September 2017

UK Economic Outlook for Sterling as Brexit negotiations start

The weaker UK Services Purchasing Managers’ data for August, at a 11-month low, confirm the on-going slowdown in UK economic growth.
3rd August 2017

Our Investment Commentary for Q2 2017 (1 April – 30 June 2017)

Global equity markets have continued to exhibit late bull market characteristics, climbing a ‘wall of worry’ to record highs, an 8-year long bull market, the second […]
18th July 2017

Office Manager & Senior Technical Assistant (Paraplanner), Exeter – Job Description

We have an immediate vacancy for an Office Manager & Senior Technical Assistant (Paraplanner) to work in our office based in Exeter.
9th June 2017

General Election 2017 – Another Political Shock

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” (Warren Buffett)
6th June 2017

UK General Election – Market Expectations

We live in uncertain times. With just two days to go before the General Election, the polls are divided in respect of the likely outcome, with […]
18th April 2017

Snap General Election – What does it mean for markets?

Theresa May explained her to decision to call an early general election on 8 June on the basis that ‘division in Westminster will risk our ability […]
6th April 2017

Our Investment Commentary for Q1 2017 (1 January – 31 March 2017)

Global equity markets have continued to perform strongly this quarter with the MSCI All-Country World Index up 6.7%.
8th March 2017

Spring Budget 2017 – Hammond takes aim at the Self-Employed and Shareholders

In his first and last Spring Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, broke the Conservative manifesto promise by increasing National Insurance contributions for the […]
8th March 2017

State Pension Top Up – Class 3A NIC

There is the potential to boost your State Pension by up to £25pw (£1,300 pa) by making a special Class 3A NI contribution, if you are a […]
22nd February 2017

FTSE 250 Index – No longer a pure play on UK plc

The FTSE 250 index, which makes up approx. 18% of the UK stock market, has been popular with investors since its launch in 1992.

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