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Spring forward

Wednesday 6th April 2022

As the clocks gained their hour we thought of Spring and what progress or possible lack of it has been made through March. Stock Markets Stock Markets indeed "sprung" forward…

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Over a barrel . . .

Monday 14th March 2022

Putin felt the cards were all in his favour and he had the West "over a barrel," because he thought it was disjointed and would be weak and indecisive in…

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A VERY FAST MOVING SITUATION . . .

Monday 28th February 2022

The rapid change in the Ukraine situation has meant any bulletin becomes out of date as soon as it is written. Indeed this was the case, as we started to write…

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January Blues

Monday 24th January 2022

Market Blues We have seen a sharp rotation in markets in the last few weeks from "Growth" to "Value" style investments which has meant sectors such as Healthcare and Technology…

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Covid Returns!

Wednesday 22nd December 2021

In our article at the beginning of 2021 we had a positive outlook of Central Banks holding their nerve, a quicker move to Sustainable investing and finally how good…

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GOOD COP BAD COP!

Tuesday 30th November 2021

The unfortunate arrival of the new Covid variant Omicron led stock markets lower but given the intense global focus, more should hopefully be known in a relatively short time scale. At…

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DOUBLE PARKING

Friday 29th October 2021

Autumn Budget There was slight feeling of fear with so many pre budget announcements, that there would a sting in the tail on the day and with much lauded potential…

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The Power of Three

Friday 10th September 2021

As we came to the end of what seemed a quiet summer the heat came back with a bang and, likewise, a lot of big news. Bailey Cook Developments The highlight…

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WE ARE HIRING!

Thursday 1st July 2021

We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals to join our busy and talented client support team, based in the beautiful city of Bath. The roles involve providing a range of…

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DEFLECTION

Monday 3rd May 2021

One of the things that has struck us over recent months is seeing the art of deflection practiced so well, and we feel it is an unfortunate consequence of Covid. …

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Spring Budget 2021 Summary

Friday 5th March 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his Spring 2021 Budget on 3 March, and in this summary we cover the main points and their implications for financial planning. Budget Summary If you have any…

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Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics . . .

Sunday 21st February 2021

This famous quote incorrectly attributed to Benjamin Disraeli is used to explain how figures can be manipulated. It was highlighted in the UK GDP figures with the media quick to point…

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