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Investment Insights Q1 2021
Financial markets have been on a rollercoaster over the past year.
Post-settlement financial considerations for the newly divorced
In September we took a closer look at the importance of putting the right team together when getting divorced and the important actions and considerations in the pre-settlement phase. We’ve revisited this now to look specifically at the period immediately post settlement.
Investment Update: Brexit deal brings some clarity, but not without costs
A free trade agreement with the EU avoids damaging tariffs, but other barriers remain.
Investment Update Q1 2021: Optimistic realism in a vaccinated recovery with Brexit
We close a difficult year with a sense of relief, and the tools to deal with the challenges ahead.
The next-gen network
5G is being rolled out across the UK. Some say it will revolutionise life as we know it, while others fear it will damage our health and threaten national security. Here we try to answer the need-to-know questions about the new network tech.
Cup of cheer
Redemption Roasters is a remarkable business that gives prisoners hope for the future by training them to become skilled baristas.
Investment Update: Dealing with rising UK debt: not all options are bad
Rather than try to reduce it by austerity, inflation or default, the government should focus on keeping the rate of economic growth above the cost of servicing the debt.
Writing in the time of corona
Writers have a notably solitary job, but has coronavirus curbed creativity? And how has the literary world adapted to the new normal?
Review of the week: Thanksgiving may be a super-spreader; will vaccine news bring holiday cheer?
Thanksgiving may be a super-spreader event this year, as governments around the world try to plan their way through the upcoming festive season. But investors have been given a boost from good vaccine news.