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Is it wise to manage my own wealth?

Is it wise to manage my own wealth?

We live in an age with unprecedented access to information. Pretty much anything you need to know is just one click away. But an abundance of information does not necessarily translate into more expertise. This is particularly true when it comes to investing. Running...

Minding the Gender Pension Gap

Minding the Gender Pension Gap

The gender pay gap has become a prime measure of inequality in the workplace, and a focal point for anti-discriminatory policies. Yet while it receives far less attention, the gender pension gap is an even bigger issue – especially for divorced women. The most recent...

Home away from home: Does the UK non-dom regime have a future?

Home away from home: Does the UK non-dom regime have a future?

The United Kingdom’s non-dom tax regime has a storied history. It dates back to 1799 when income tax was introduced and exempted colonial investments from taxation. King George III was on the throne and William Pitt the Younger was Prime Minister. The globetrotting...

Inflation forecast: what to expect in 2023?

Inflation forecast: what to expect in 2023?

Inflation is seemingly past its peak across most major economies, but of course it is still extremely high and well above target levels. A return to target is not likely until 2024, with average inflation rates looking high. However, this disguises the improvement...

A soft or harder landing?

A soft or harder landing?

The gap between official economic forecasts (the consensus is for a soft landing) and market expectations has widened further, with the latter discounting a greater probability of a steeper economic contraction. In our economic projections that underpin our asset...

Are central banks on a divergent path?

Are central banks on a divergent path?

We reiterate our statement from last quarter that the major central banks are well advanced on the path of moving to a tight monetary regime through raising interest rates and starting QT (quantitative tightening). The Fed may well have deliberately adopted a hawkish...