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Summer Issue Twenty Three

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Tailwise, a platform which helps would-be dog owners to find the right dog from responsible breeders, is the brainchild of Sam Worthy, who founded the business in 2017 following six years of hard…

There is much speculation surrounding the ‘science’ of profit warnings, their predictability and recurrence in particular. The best publicised being the fabled wisdom that they come in threes.…

After the pomp and ceremony of the Royal Wedding, Simon Wong, reflects on how a flaw in the Individual Savings Accounts (ISA) rules that prevented surviving partners from inheriting the full amount of…

Watch the full interview with KimLIVESNear Chelmsford, EssexFAMILYTwo lovely boys and my PartnerEDUCATIONDartford West School for Girls and North West Kent Technical CollegeSTARTED AT JM FINN &…

An investment manager’s job is to keep on top of the companies in which they invest on behalf of their clients. This involves more than just following the individual stock, but also keeping tabs on…

Tencent began life in 1998 as an instant messaging service and later, when they listed in 2004, began their expansion outside of social media platforms into online gaming. It was in 2008 when they…

This is certainly true when measured in purchasing power parity (PPP) GDP terms, ahead of the US and greater than the combined EU members.Its ascent to this position has led it to be the regional…

Yet in June last year it had fallen to within a whisker of $40 a barrel, while last May it flirted – admittedly briefly – with $80. True, you may well have noticed that the price of fuel at the pump…

Sitting alongside the banks of the river Test, in the glorious gardens of Bere Mill, in Whitchurch, Hampshire, seemed an appropriate setting to be addressed by the face of British gardening. However,…

Bonds are often described as safe investments. “Safe” here relates to the probability of you getting your money back. Government bonds, or Gilts, are seen as being very safe because the UK Government…

We asked investigative photo-journalist Jeremy Hunter to paint a picture of real life in North Korea, beyond the pontifications of the Supreme Leader.North Korea is the most isolated, probably the…

At the same time, unemployment in the US fell from an estimated 6% in 1910 to 4% in 2018. Workers have re-trained, re-skilled and improvements in productivity, alongside growth in GDP, over that time…

Both previous incumbents of the White House pushed the North Korean issue aside, but Mr Trump has made this a key issue and it will be interesting to see if anything comes of it. 

The Group is highly experienced at dealing with conditions in these challenging but high growth territories.

Equity prospects

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 In 1928 the first Micky Mouse cartoon ‘Steamboat Willie’ appeared in theatres. 90 years later, Walt Disney looks like a very different beast. Media Networks now makes up roughly half of the company…

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During the 1990’s, WiFi was invented and began to be commercialised. Those that made the WiFi transmitters were tipped to be the companies through which to play this leap forward in technology.…

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Renishaw is a United Kingdom-based, specialist electronic engineering company operating in three segments: metrology, healthcare and additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3D printing.