Just a few weeks ago it was widely expected that the Bank of England would increase interest rates for the second time in a decade at todays meeting. However, that looks unlikely now given a more cautious Governor in the form of Mark Carney and weaker than expected growth over the last quarter.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new Client Senior Managers to our Leeds office.
Many grandparents will be keen to help with the cost of education for their grandchildren and may already be paying school or university fees directly out of their own income or investments. However, there may be an alternative option to consider; the bare trust.
The main investment themes of 2017 have extended strongly into 2018. In particular, the positive messages about the ongoing recovery of the global economy have continued with upbeat activity indicators being recorded across both developed and developing economies.
You may have seen GDPR hitting the headlines, or perhaps organisations have already contacted you about it? So what is GDPR?
The surge in equity market volatility this year has raised some questions about whether we are now moving into a more unpredictable environment.
We are pleased to announce that Alan Mathewson has started his new role as Chief Executive Officer, following his appointment in October last year.
We have long since adopted a professional approach to equal pay and diversity and we are confident that men and women in our organisation are paid equally for doing similar jobs.
We are pleased to announce the addition of two new appointments to our London office. The appointments see both Jeremy Croysdill and David Kay join as Client Directors, adding to the business’ existing wealth planning expertise.
Phil Harris, Client Director in our Leeds office, will be responsible for leading the partnership with Connect Yorkshire.
A view from our Chief Investment Officer on recent market volatility.
In 2018, Central Bank asset pushing will effectively come to an end. Long-term bond yields could subsequently rise in Europe, though that is less likely in the US.