Initial Public Offerings [IPOs] – Good for Returns?

October 15, 2019

Initial public offerings (IPOs) often attract public interest, especially when familiar brands become available for the first time. There has been a long series of successful flotations such as the […]

Investing in a Time of Climate Change

October 8, 2019

We have already experienced around 1⁰C of average warming above preindustrial levels and extraordinary weather events with significant financial and human consequences are increasing in frequency. Humans have never lived […]

Subscriptions – will we still own things in future?

October 1, 2019

There are about 2.5 billion smartphones in the world, each offering the ability to stream video on demand. Internet television is replacing traditional tv and television on mobile is accelerating […]

What is helicopter money?

September 30, 2019

Imagine waking one morning to find extra cash in your bank account, a gift from the European Central Bank. That sounds outlandish and some proponents of the idea admit it’s […]

How many hats do Financial Advisers wear?

September 30, 2019

In times gone by, a financial adviser was someone who simply found the best financial product for your needs. Now that role has changed enormously and helping people select products […]

What is the Bank of Mum and Dad?

September 4, 2019

We have always believed each new generation should be better off than the previous one. However, in recent years, that pattern seems to have gone into reverse with the younger […]