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Profit – a dirty word?

Profit – a dirty word?

According to an article from The British Psychological Society (August 4, 2017), it would appear that most of us have an instinctual inbuilt bias against the profit motive. Apparently, we treat profit-seeking companies with distrust and believe that the more profitable a company, the more likely it is to harm society.

So, it is a hung Parliament…

So, it is a hung Parliament…

This morning revealed yet another political gamble that has not paid off for the dice roller. The UK has a hung Parliament, with no party holding an absolute majority. Such is the unpredictability of a parliamentary democracy. If you ask the people of the UK what they want, be prepared for the answers that you might receive!

Who will be the next resident at 10 Downing Street?

This week's snap election will see the British public decide on the next resident of Downing Street. What impact will this have on the UK stock market?

Only Governments can get away with this sort of price increase

Only Governments can get away with this sort of price increase

The Government has recently confirmed that, following consultation, they will now introduce, by way of legislation, new Probate Fees.

US election: the one thing we can be sure about is uncertainty

US election: the one thing we can be sure about is uncertainty

The referendum on Scottish independence, Grexit, China’s slowdown and most recently Brexit, have come and gone, in market terms, with most investors sitting on healthy increases in their portfolios since 2014, despite uncertainty at the time.