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 Fixed IncomeUK Government Bonds - conventional gilts With inflation risk and possible interest rate hikes later this year we see significant duration risk and would remain short dated.UK Corporate…

Illumina is one of the few companies which is at the cutting edge of improving our quality of life. It develops highly complex machines which sequence or ‘read’ genomes. Genomes contain our complete…

 You probably don’t know this but the probability that you have a Givaudan product in most of your domestic consumables is very high.Givaudan is based in Switzerland and makes fragrances and flavours.…

You might not know it, but without Cranswick your traditional Sunday morning breakfast might be significantly different to that which you are used to today.In the 1970s the business was formed when a…

Compass haven’t had it easy. December 2017 saw the tragic passing of the impressive CEO, Richard Cousins. This was closely followed by the resignation of long serving CFO, Johnny Thomson and global…

There are three things that this piece will look to address; what is the yield curve, what do we mean by a yield curve inversion and what is the economic consequence of a yield curve inversion?Imagine…

It is generally accepted that there are differing attitudes towards all manner of financial aspects, not just money and wealth, across the ages. These changes are attributed to three key facets:…

Child Benefit and Personal Allowance The two common strategies to ‘adjust’ income downwards include pension contributions and gift aid payments. This adjusted net income can mean no High Income Child…

Will Bees Bespoke Starting a brand from scratch, with no outside investment was always going to be the biggest challenge. Both founders come from much bigger companies, so the immediate hands-on…

Many business angels are looking to get actively involved in the companies in which they invest. This means that they, typically, prefer local investments and investments that they understand, often…