Austerity measures will remain for UK: Arbuthnot

In this Perspective Ruth Lea, Economic Adviser to the Arbuthnot Banking Group, discusses the renewed turmoil in the Eurozone and the UK’s public spending data in the light of the latest OECD report on fiscal consolidation.


The Science and Art of Investing Can Harm Your Returns

The complex details are exhaustively set forth in the report. No one could quarrel with the stated goal, which is “to add alpha, or risk-adjusted excess returns, of greater than 2 percent annually to readily available indexes over a market cycle.&am


How the top bankers earn their fat salaries

Gary Dugan, chief investment officer for private banking at Emirates NBD, is primarily responsible for the investment products and portfolios of the bank's high-net-worth clients.


Charities backlash against the Budget

The Budget proposal to restrict the availability of unlimited tax reliefs to a quarter of an individual’s income has aroused a great deal of concern that it will result in a fall in large scale donations to charity.


The double-edged sword of the wealth continuum

Movement along the wealth continuum, the range where an investor’s wealth rises and falls, has intensified in recent times and brings with it a raft of challenges for wealth managers.


Analysis of the 2012 Budget - George Bull, Baker Tilly

The Chancellor’s key message was that Britain is open for business. Companies and individuals are welcome. But be sure to pay your taxes. However, there was a serious error of judgement in rushing out the tax increases for pensioners without showing