What snapped Theresa May into a General Election?

On countless occasions Theresa May has said she will not call a snap election before 2020, stating that the country needs “stability to be able to deal with the issues”. Even as recently last month, 10 Downing Street denied the…

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,…

Natural Gas: Low Carbon emitting “fuel of the future”

Akin to oil, gas reserves are held in places where it is not heavily utilized and are controlled by a few governments. With 46% of reserves concentrated in Iran and Qatar, 20% in Russia (iea.gov) and the remaining distributed across…

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,…

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