Is the 1% UK inflation rise good news or bad news for investors?

Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what the latest inflation figures from the Office of National statistics mean for investors:

Brexit: What we know so far

Ever since the Tories won the 2015 general election, Europe has been at the heart of UK politics.

Sterling weakens, but it’s not all bad news

By Michael Stanes, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management:

Presentation Over Performance

Labour shows that its shadow cabinet selection was more about presentation than substance

China – One Year on From the Panic

By Jade Fu, Investment Manager at Heartwood Investment Management

Russian recovery rumbles on

Russia grows despite cheaper oil

Brexit: The Majority Has Spoken

The longer this post Brexit void is dragged out by hardened Remainiacs, the more worried I become as, day by day, UK democracy moves further up the critical list towards its demise.

How would a vote for ‘Brexit’ affect the UK stock market?

Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, looks at possible effects on the stock market if UK voters choose to leave the EU on 23 June 2016:

Northern Powerhouse can fast-track business growth

By Ken Wilson, chairman of Ken Wilson & Associates (KWA)

The Northern Powerhouse is high on the political and economic agenda and a source of great debate among local businesses.

Where next for UK commercial property?

By Charu Lahiri, Investment Manager at Heartwood Investment Management

UK commercial real estate has seen strong investment volumes over the last few years

Could property worth £1 million in Mayfair be facing extinction?

Mayfair is home to one of the world’s most exclusive property markets – so much so that in as little as 12 months, property valued at £1 million or less will be gone from the market entirely.

Increasing the Insurance Premium Tax could be a golden opportunity

By Michael Fotis of Smart Money People

If news reports are to be believed, George Osborne could be about to increase the Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) to 12.5%.