Tag Archives: Overseas Investing

So it is ‘leave’…

People love to make predictions, especially in January and early February, when everyone is looking forward to the year ahead.

The UK has woken up this morning to a vote to leave the EU, the Prime Minister is set to leave office in October and the markets are suffering a bout of jitters. We all knew that these were possibilities. To some this is a good day, to others it is not. But we are […]

Outcome of the Referendum and your Portfolio

With the UK’s referendum vote on whether or not to remain in the EU almost upon us, this post looks at the impact that BREXIT could potentially have on client portfolios. The market risks may seem material, but they are mitigated by the ownership of robustly structured, well-diversified portfolios. The key is to stay calm […]

Rock & Hard Place

The Christmas break marks the mid-point for this government and thus Chancellor Osborne is due a half-term report. The usual phrases about trying harder, could do better or has failed to live up to his early promise could all be used with a degree of truth but none would really tell the whole story or […]

School Fees Planning

Fees are still rising faster than inflation, but only just. The Independent Schools Council (ICS) has published its latest annual census results. The highlights are: Overall pupil numbers fell for the first time since 2005, although the drop was only 0.6%. There was a 1.1% fall in boarders, who now only account for 13% of […]