James Ayling, CFA, Research Analyst
Adam Mallett, Illustrator
Is the internal combustion engine’s dominance on the wane?
Brian Tora, Chartered Fellow, CISI, Consultant to JM Finn
Isabelle Bamberg, Illustrator
Having studied economics at school (though not terribly successfully, it has to be said), I learned early on that this is not an exact science.
Wealth Planning in focus
Atticus Kidd, DipPFS, Paraplanner
Rebecca Sadie May, Illustrator
With a growing elderly population, putting in place an ‘attorney’ acting under a Financial and Property Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) or Enduring Power of Attorney is becoming more prevalent.
John Royden, Head of Research
Darren Richards, Illustration
The UK has two main measures of inflation, the Retail Price Index (“RPI”) and the Consumer Price Index (“CPI”) and they produce different results, as explained by John Royden.
In this issue:
Childcare theories are ever-changing. It seems that every week, a new piece of news tells us that we need to change how we raise our children.
Hit songs by culturally important artists are like gold and oil; they have predictable and reliable revenues and are therefore investable. So says Merck Mercuriadis of Hipgnosis who discusses this alternative market from an investment perspective.
Stock in focus
More than just the creator of the Windows operating system and Excel, Microsoft sells a range of software, hardware and IT services across an array of computing devices. Customers are primarily enterprises although Microsoft does have a consumer offering in markets such as gaming and laptops/tablets.
Asset protection, succession and estate planning often require the use of a suitable entity for holding and managing family wealth.
The Potting Shed
I’ve always been interested in engineering, so when the opportunity to set up a renewable energy company came in 2010 it felt like the right decision.