Articles, interviews & expert comment
Ian Jones | 18 August 2020
HL financial adviser Ian Jones gives his view on the UK recession, why it might not be as bad as it seems and what you can do to get through it. Read article: The UK recession – a financial adviser’s view .
18 August 2020 | 4 min read
Hannah Duncan | 17 August 2020
More people added money to their ISA in the 2018/19 tax year compared to the year before. Hannah Duncan looks at the potential links between our ISA choices and our salary, location and gender. Read article: ISA choices – what they say about us.
17 August 2020 | 4 min read
Nick Colman | 17 August 2020
A recent survey showed that younger people wish they’d considered financial advice following COVID-19. We’ve explained how you can get financial advice and how it could help. Read article: Should younger people be considering financial advice?.
17 August 2020 | 3 min read
Jonathon Curtis | 14 August 2020
Jonathon Curtis, Investment Analyst, takes an in-depth look at what’s been happening to stock markets around the world and within the popular Global funds sector. Read article: Global stock markets and funds review – what's performed well around the world?.
14 August 2020 | 5 min read
Nicholas Hyett | 13 August 2020
The healthcare industry's on the front line of the coronavirus response, but Nicholas Hyett looks at some longer-term investment options in the sector. Read article: Investing in healthcare in a post-Covid world.
13 August 2020 | 7 min read
Isabel McDougall | 13 August 2020
We take a look at what you need to know about taking tax-free cash from a pension, and uncover some of the most common misconceptions. Read article: Taking up to 25% tax-free cash from a pension – what you need to know.
13 August 2020 | 5 min read
Sophie Lund-Yates | 12 August 2020
Continuing our life-after-lockdown series, Equity analyst Sophie Lund-Yates looks at how the pandemic has impacted the makers of our favourite alcoholic drinks. Read article: Pints and profits? How brewers have fared in lockdown.
12 August 2020 | 7 min read
Joseph Hill | 12 August 2020
Investment Analyst Joseph Hill looks at the cost of the coronavirus on the government’s finances and their options for balancing the books in the years ahead. Read article: Coronavirus – counting the cost to the UK economy.
12 August 2020
Emma Wall | 11 August 2020
The board of Perpetual Income and Growth Investment Trust have concluded their search for a new manager. They have agreed to combine assets with Murray Income Trust, which is managed by the UK Equities team at Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI). Read article: Perpetual Income and Growth Investment Trust announces merger with Murray Income Trust.
11 August 2020 | 3 min read
Nadeem Umar | 10 August 2020
Five years on since the introduction of pension freedoms, we look at how the coronavirus crisis has influenced pension withdrawals, and why it might prove the freedom naysayers wrong. Read article: Pension freedoms 5 years on – what the coronavirus crisis teaches us.
10 August 2020 | 5 min read
Laura Burridge | 10 August 2020
With over £5.1bn being paid in inheritance tax last year, we look at which areas had the highest IHT bills and give some practical tips to help reduce any future IHT bills. Read article: Inheritance tax – is your area paying the most? .
10 August 2020 | 5 min read
Jonathon Curtis | 6 August 2020
Investment Analyst Jonathon Curtis shares our analysis on the managers, process, culture, cost and performance of Monks Investment Trust. Read article: Monks Investment Trust: August 2020 update.
6 August 2020