Tag Archives: investments

Is the UK property market reaching the end of the boom period?

UK house prices increased by an average of 12.4% in 2022, sustaining a trend of rising prices that has been in play since 2012 – a boom by anyone’s measures. We’re familiar with the reasons for this; the Stamp Duty holiday, lack of supply, record low interest rates on fixed year deals, lockdown generating excess […]

The promise of hydrogen

The planet is warming and over the coming decades the global economy will be reshaped by our efforts to limit and mitigate its effects. Amid these threats lie opportunities for investors who can spot them. Waverton's John Buckland explains. All our energy comes from the sun. Some 350 million years ago, its rays nurtured woodlands [...]

How political risk affects investments

Investment managers consider political risk when making investments. At the moment there’s a lot of talk on both sides of the Brexit argument about the potential impact of the UK leaving the EU either with or without a deal…

Have you had a letter from HMRC?

New rules mean that 95% of taxpayers should no longer need to pay tax on their savings income. But those who now earn more in interest than the new Personal Savings Allowance may have had a letter from HMRC. Find out more about the recent changes here.