Lighthouse Group has unveiled its first profit in its half-year results to June 30. It made a profit of £112,000 compared with a £142,000 loss in the same period last year. Turnover rose by 36 per cent to £20.5m.
House prices rose slightly in July, according to the Department for Communities and Local Government. Average house prices stood at 194,454, up from 191,016 in June. UK annual house price inflation was 6 per cent, up from 5.3 per cent the month before. Annual house price inflation in London was 7.1 per cent in July, […]
Falcon parent company Sumus has bought the network Financial Services Advice and Support Limited for a fee of up to £2m. FSAS is based in Dunfermline and has over 160 IFAs and mortgage advisers operating within 54 active appointed representative businesses. The network has 60,000 clients, with around £700m assets under advice and an estimated […]
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The companies held in the Artemis European Opportunities Fund are resilient and still growing. Mark Page finds little to worry stockpickers who focus on the fundamentals.
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