UK shows signs of an economic recovery

Economic success going forward hinges on not falling back into another wave and further restrictions, while encouraging consumers who may be flush with cash to go out and spend to ensure the recovery is self-fulfilling and does not hit a brick wall.


Pandemic sees clients delay decision making

The research, commissioned by Octopus Investments and conducted by VouchedFor1, revealed that six in ten (61%) advisers had clients who delayed financial decisions due to the pandemic.


Edinburgh fast becoming capital of wealth

Fuelled by the housing theme of the pandemic — wealthy buyers moving out of the English capital — price growth in Scotland’s prime market is set to rocket over the next five years.


Review of the week: A chill wind blows

A week of Fed watching cooled the recent rise in US Treasury yields, sending the dollar and sterling lower. Then British flags followed suit.


Scottish Friendly CEO Jim Galbraith dies

Being a leader naturally endowed with wisdom, focus, purpose and ambition, Jim laid those foundations by building an experienced leadership team; dedicated to maintaining his historic vision for the mutual.