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Boris to the rescue?

31st July 2019

With Boris Johnson now installed as the new Prime Minister in the UK, Julian Broom, our Chief Investment Officer, explores what may come next for markets. We had worried about which Boris Johnson would turn up as Prime Minister – on first blush he may end up being much... read more

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A week in Kenya with The BIG Foundation

28th June 2019

Five staff from The Fry Group recently travelled to Kenya to join a team of volunteers to help build a new nursery for 70 pupils. The school is in a remote, semi-arid area of the region where over 65% of people live in poverty, and the new building will... read more

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Tailor made travel

27th June 2019

Many of us enjoy international travel – for business and leisure. We’ve teamed up with Lightfoot Travel, a specialist company offering a tailored approach to holiday planning for discerning and well-informed travellers. About Lightfoot Lightfoot Travel is a bespoke tour operator, specialising in tailor-made family holidays, short breaks, honeymoons... read more

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The role of trust in financial services

28th May 2019

Many of our clients choose to stay with us over the years – through lifetimes and sometimes even generations. David Pugh explores why we value trust as the cornerstone of all of our client relationships: Prompted by an article by Herman Brodie, a former algorithmic trader for an investment... read more

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Trade Wars – the Strategy of Losers

16th May 2019

President Trump has left markets in a state of flux following tariffs rises on Chinese imports. Global equity markets saw the most significant weekly fall since the start of the year as the US poker game with China continued. Julian Broom, Head of Advice, explores the current situation: The... read more

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Listening and Learning

25th April 2019

David Pugh, our Global Head of Sales and Marketing, explains why client feedback is so important to us. One of our six company values is to delight our clients. And sometimes getting to grips with finances feels far from a delight! We know that for many the thought of... read more

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The UK – on its Way Out of Brexit?

16th January 2019

As expected, the House of Commons has voted against the government’s Brexit proposal. What was unexpected was the margin of defeat which has, in essence, forced the government to enter into cross-party discussions over what proposal Parliament should next vote on. In the meantime, the Labour party has proposed... read more

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Brexit – Anything is Possible

10th December 2018

The political cyclone of Brexit reaches another supposedly climactic point this Tuesday. At 7pm GMT, the House of Commons is due to vote on the EU Withdrawal Agreement, and Political Declaration agreed by the EU and UK Prime Minister May in November. The omens do not look good for her;... read more

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Brexit – The Certainty of Uncertainty

21st November 2018

Even by the standards of the extreme political melodrama that has consumed the UK in recent years, the events of past days, with regards the Brexit negotiations, have been quite extraordinary. In the last few days, the Cabinet has debated for five hours a 500 plus page draft European... read more

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