George Osborne is to retain his position as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the next parliament, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. Osborne has held the role since the Conservatives returned to power in coalition in 2010, and his appointment is the first word from Cameron on the make up of a Conservative government since his […]
OK, I admit it: I am a bit biased and I tend to try to look for the good. But I think this Budget could be interpreted by the proactive and positive among us as one for advisers, platforms and asset managers. Of course, a lot of the announcements were proposals for post-election change but […]
As soon as that exit poll came out at the top of election night pointing towards a Conservative majority, the shock among political pundits (and indeed the electorate) was palpable. The pollsters, who had been widely forecasting a hung parliament, had to hastily rip up their predictions. The resounding support for the Tories, as well […]
Labour will reintroduce a tax dropped by Government to fund its plans to abolish the bedroom tax.
Ali Unwin, Fund Manager & CTO The four major cloud computing companies (Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook) have all posted very strong revenue growth for the first quarter of 2018. More interesting from a long-term perspective is the outsized (and to some degree unexpected) increases in capital expenditure that each company showed… Read more here […]
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