7 Things to Do If You Are Worried About a UK Recession
Talks of a potential recession in the UK have been rife for several months. Given the current political uncertainty, and the decline in the value of the pound over the past two and a half years, it is unsurprising that a number of Brits are concerned about what a potential recession would mean for them….Continue reading
Trends to Watch in Global Wealth Management in 2018
In 2018, just like it has been in the past years, changes and trends in wealth management will be inevitable. Amongst the trends that wealth managers should prepare themselves for includes changes in regulations, intergenerational changes in property ownership and innovation. Then, there is the impending issue of Common Reporting Standards (CRS) and Markets in…Continue reading
Driverless technology and its financial implications.
By Graeme W Field Whether you first saw them in the original Total Recall’s Johnny Cab or Knight Rider’s Kitt, the era of driverless cars will soon be upon us and what is life really going to be like when our journey to work involves conducting board meetings, analyzing spreadsheets or updating numerous social media…Continue reading
Are the markets ready for a correction?
By Mark Boyes Thursday the 19th October marked the 30th anniversary of Black Monday, a day during which the Dow Jones Index fell by 22.6% in just 24 hours. With the US and UK equity markets flirting around their all-time highest levels, there has been talk of on an imminent correction, due to the simple…Continue reading
Construction in Dubai, and its Effect on Property Prices
With construction still rife in Dubai, there certainly seems to be a substantial increase in the supply of property. You would expect that demand would closely match this, as in recent years there has been a steady annual population growth of around 6%. Unfortunately, demand isn’t following suit – causing a large decrease in house…Continue reading
Effect of Snap Election on UK Finance Bill
On the 18th April, Theresa May announced that a snap general election was going to take place on the 8th June. She subsequently won by the skin of her teeth, whilst also causing a lot of uncertainty with regards to the 2017 Finance Bill. Due to the dissolution of parliament before the election, ministers…Continue reading