Author Archives for Katherine Denham

2019 Articles

You’re virtually there: How MelodyVR is helping music fans see their favourite artists
You’re virtually there: How MelodyVR is helping music fans see their favourite artists
Most music lovers will probably be familiar with the scramble for gig tickets, the eye-watering cost to see your favourite [...]
December 9, 2019
Why another property fund freeze was inevitable
Why another property fund freeze was inevitable
Why does it feel like we have been here before? Well, it’s because we have. It wasn’t that long ago [...]
December 5, 2019
M&G suspends trading in £2.5bn property fund over Brexit fears
M&G suspends trading in £2.5bn property fund over Brexit fears
Trading has been suspended in M&G’s £2.5bn property fund after investors rushed to withdraw their money. Asset management giant M&G [...]
December 4, 2019
Avoiding the mistakes of the British Steel pension scandal
Avoiding the mistakes of the British Steel pension scandal
For those of us who haven’t been blessed with gold-plated pensions, the mere thought of sacrificing a guaranteed income in [...]
December 4, 2019
How Thriva is putting its customers' health to the test
How Thriva is putting its customers' health to the test
Standing in the middle of a street in Farringdon, it’s hard to know if I’m in the right place. After [...]
December 2, 2019
How the main political parties plan to help renters
How the main political parties plan to help renters
Wherever you stand on the recent debate about landlords putting thermostats in cages, many of us can agree that the [...]
November 27, 2019
Why take-up of shared parental leave is so dismally low — and the solution
Why take-up of shared parental leave is so dismally low — and the solution
When the government introduced shared parental leave back in 2015, the idea was to encourage more fathers to stay home [...]
November 20, 2019
Can you trust custom-made funds?
Can you trust custom-made funds?
Segregated mandates — possibly the most unsexy phrase you will come across all year. And yet, these boringly named contracts [...]
November 19, 2019
John Lewis, Ikea, or Aldi — which 2019 Christmas advert is the winner?
John Lewis, Ikea, or Aldi — which 2019 Christmas advert is the winner?
From clumsy dragons to evil sprouts, here’s our review of the festive adverts from some of the UK’s biggest retailers. [...]
November 18, 2019
Is Mark Barnett repeating Neil Woodford’s mistakes?
Is Mark Barnett repeating Neil Woodford’s mistakes?
A little over a year ago, many would have argued that following in the footsteps of Neil Woodford was a [...]
November 13, 2019
Floating on Airbnb: We meet the founder who is taking the hassle out of hosting
When James Jenkins-Yates rented out his London home via Airbnb while he went on holiday to Rome, it was a [...]
November 11, 2019
Changing the childcare system is the answer to closing the gender pension gap
Changing the childcare system is the answer to closing the gender pension gap
The average monthly cost of childcare in the UK is more than the cost of the average mortgage, which serves [...]
November 7, 2019
Saudi Aramco IPO: The pros and cons
Saudi Aramco IPO: The pros and cons
Saudi Aramco is the mother of all oil companies, and the most profitable business in the world. Last year, its [...]
November 5, 2019
The founder of Natural Cycles on creating an algorithm that is revolutionising birth control
The founder of Natural Cycles on creating an algorithm that is revolutionising birth control
Contraception hasn’t really changed since the 60s. The pill is still very much the most widely-used option, and often an [...]
November 4, 2019