News and Views

Economic Update

John Goodall, our Head of Private Client Research, presents our overviews for the UK, Europe, USA, Japan, Far East, and Emerging markets. UK GDP growth rebounded in the second quarter…

Coffee: Hot Property?

Despite the continuous drip feed of poor retail sales data, convenience food and drink sales appear to be bucking the trend in UK. Some of the biggest deals done in…

Interest Rates

The primary goal of the Bank of England is to maintain monetary and financial stability. In the UK, interest rates are set by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), a division…

Smithson: An old head on young shoulders

When Fundsmith CEO Terry Smith invested £25m of his own money into their new Smithson Investment Trust, the focus on small and medium capitalised companies became a major talking point…

Financial Fitness

During October, we were delighted to participate in the CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment) Financial Planning Week which ran from 3rd to 10th October. Each year, the initiative…

Retirement’s a long way off for Millenials. Or is it?

Retirement may seem a long way off for Millennials* but with people living longer and gold-plated final salary schemes disappearing from the pension landscape, the reality is that Millennials will…

Death and Taxes

Who would you like the main beneficiary to be of your assets on your death? Those of us who answer that they would like the State to inherit the largest…

WHIreland continues to grow Corporate advisory capability with the appointment of Christopher Hardie

WHIreland Corporate & Institutional Broking is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Hardie, ACA as a Director of Corporate Finance. With over thirty years in Corporate Finance advisory working…

Britain’s Brexit Blues

In Prime Minister Theresa May’s own words, we are entering the “end game” of the UK’s long-running Brexit saga. As predicted however, rather than heralding a period of greater clarity,…

The Navigator: Quarter 3 update

Volatility returned to capital markets in October following comments from Jerome Powell, Chair of the Federal Reserve.  He suggested that interest rates are still far away from the neutral rate,…