Author Archives for Katherine Denham

2019 Articles

Let's take a closer look at Neil Woodford’s dubious investment decisions
Let's take a closer look at Neil Woodford’s dubious investment decisions
The man with the Midas touch. That was how people saw Neil Woodford only a few short years ago. But [...]
October 23, 2019
Is the Woodford Patient Capital trust a good buy opportunity?
Is the Woodford Patient Capital trust a good buy opportunity?
Following months of turmoil for investors, it took just days for Neil Woodford’s investment business to come crashing down.  News [...]
October 22, 2019
How the wind-up of the Woodford fund will hit investors
How the wind-up of the Woodford fund will hit investors
If the Neil Woodford scandal has been a slow-motion car crash, this must be the part where it finally hits [...]
October 16, 2019
No-deal Brexit: The potential winners and losers
No-deal Brexit: The potential winners and losers
As you read this, Brexit negotiators are working around the clock to come to an agreement that will enable the [...]
October 15, 2019
From Bloom & Wild to Moneybox, we meet the man who co-founded both
From Bloom & Wild to Moneybox, we meet the man who co-founded both
What do a flower shop and an investment app have in common? More than you might think, says the co-founder [...]
October 14, 2019
Why your ethical fund may not be so ethical after all
Why your ethical fund may not be so ethical after all
The launch of an ethical investment fund used to be a far rarer occasion than it is today. Around 21 [...]
October 9, 2019
Adventure capital: Young firms offer strong returns, so why aren't pensions invested?
Adventure capital: Young firms offer strong returns, so why aren't pensions invested?
Are you taking on enough risk? Because a common concern among money experts is that pension savers, particularly those who [...]
September 25, 2019
How could the oil attacks in Saudi Arabia affect investment?
How could the oil attacks in Saudi Arabia affect investment?
Things are heating up in the Middle East following the attack on an oil field in Saudi Arabia just over [...]
September 24, 2019
For the tax avoidance of doubt: In light of the review into the controversial  loan charge, what are the options?
For the tax avoidance of doubt: In light of the review into the controversial loan charge, what are the options?
With reports of people losing their homes, going bankrupt, and even committing suicide, it’s clear that the government’s so-called “loan [...]
September 18, 2019
What a con: Four common tactics used to scam pension savers
What a con: Four common tactics used to scam pension savers
The impact of pension fraud can be devastating, with victims losing an average of £82,000 last year. Even those of [...]
September 11, 2019
Just what the doctor ordered: The tech that is freeing NHS staff from pagers, landlines and WhatsApp
Just what the doctor ordered: The tech that is freeing NHS staff from pagers, landlines and WhatsApp
When Lydia Yarlott started working as a junior doctor in 2015, she was handed a pager. With this retro piece [...]
September 10, 2019
Mortgages, pensions and other savings products are not designed  for self-employed workers – here's what needs to change
Mortgages, pensions and other savings products are not designed for self-employed workers – here's what needs to change
A growing number of us are choosing to go it alone. According to recent figures from the Office for National [...]
September 4, 2019
Does Hargreaves Lansdown's strategy cause too much money to pour into too few funds?
Does Hargreaves Lansdown's strategy cause too much money to pour into too few funds?
Given that diversification is one of the most important principles of investing, we should question why the UK’s largest investment [...]
August 28, 2019
It's a bittersweet apology from Hargreaves Lansdown
It's a bittersweet apology from Hargreaves Lansdown
With a hat-trick of senior figures set to leave Hargreaves Lansdown, one can’t help wondering how the investment company is [...]
August 21, 2019