Piloting your professional development

Starting out in the working world, you may be fortunate enough to be accepted onto a scheme at a great company that has clearly defined a path in which it wants to invest in your professional development. However, this is…

ISAs – Know Your Options

It’s April! This means not only is it officially the beginning of spring but also on the 6th of April it will be the start of a brand new tax year. For those of you who have been paying attention,…

Is it me or the lifestyle: Lifetime ISA review

We’ve come to that part of the year again, today marks the return of the Budget statement. The event where the UK Chancellor explains how the government plans to earn, borrow and spend funds in the upcoming tax years. Before…

The modern day piggybank: MoneyBox

When you were younger, did you ever own a piggy bank? One in which your parents made you put all your spare change? And whenever you needed money, you would debate whether it was worth breaking the piggy bank and…

OPEC: Failed Cartel or Rising Phoenix?

The fate of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries as a super cartel and oil market influencer since it was founded in the 1960s is impinged on the burning question that all industry analysts, traders and spectators are asking, “Will OPEC…

Introduction: Alternatives and Hedge Funds

Despite the veneer of secrecy, fortune and mass success, for most people the concept of hedge funds is still misunderstood. Specifically, from the fact that it contradicts it’s namesake by not hedging and actually speculating; and the move away from…

Brexit means Brexit

So we all now know what ‘Brexit means Brexit’ means. After months of listening to Theresa May repeat her ambiguous slogan, without no description as to what Brexit entails, we finally got the definition of what Brexit is. Sorry folks,…

Have we reached peak clean energy?

The growth of the clean energy industry over the past decade has been phenomenal. The latest figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance put investment into low-carbon energy technologies such as wind and solar power last year at $287bn. This represents…

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