14 June 2017
Few historical complaints pop up, quite as often, as the one where every generation thinks that they are better than the generation below. Remember when rock and roll danced its way into the Western world and all the old folk thought it was the siren of the devil himself? (I mean, clearly I’m not old enough to remember. But I did read about it…)
02 June 2017
The disruption that technology has wrought on a number of industries has been well documented but so far the asset management industry has been relatively sheltered from the storm; however that may all be set to change over the next few years.
01 June 2017
It was going to happen sooner rather than later. The news that Standard Life has appointed a new “Head of Brexit Strategy” was quickly followed this week by an FTfm report on the preparations asset managers are making for Britain’s exit from the EU, indicating the investment industry at least is no longer prepared to wait (not even until the outcome of the General Election) to take action.
25 May 2017
The number of construction cranes looming over London is a ready reckoner for where we are in the commercial property cycle.
22 May 2017
With so much going on in the world and the upcoming General Election a particular focus at a domestic level, it’s easy for some news stories to not get the attention they necessarily deserve.
19 May 2017
Relationship building has long been the cornerstone of PR, and the rules have barely changed. But with social media’s sphere of influence continuing to rise and the comfort that lies behind perpetual e-mailing, is there a danger of PR professional forgetting the rules of building meaningful relationships?
17 May 2017
Accurate, timely and consistent information has fast become the number one consideration for clients of the wealth management and private wealth space, according to Simon Critchlow, Head of Sales at London-based mutual fund market analysis and research company Mackay Williams LLP.
08 May 2017
Sunday’s presidential election run-off in France has unsurprisingly dominated media coverage, becoming the latest in a long line of political events to do so. This is a trend that is far from over – the UK election, the German election, Brexit negotiations, geopolitical tensions and whatever Donald Trump tweets about next will all dominate news cycles in the coming weeks and months.
24 April 2017
In a year of political upheaval, no election has been as widely anticipated as the race for the French presidency (at least since Donald Trump came to power in the US). Its repercussions are wide reaching with the potential to not just define France at a domestic level but also significantly impact the wider European Union “project” and even global political agendas.
20 April 2017
Today, technology is poised to revolutionise the financial industry. However it has taken many years and significant powers of persuasion to get this far. The financial technology sector, widely referred to as “fintech”, has developed leaps and bounds. When it first arrived on the scene, banks and financial institutions took little notice of what they perceived to be a “fad”. Fast forward to present day and fintech could be considered the ‘next best thing to sliced bread’.