Are house prices about to fall?

The mini-boom of the summer shows signs of waning.

26 Nov 2020

What virtual property viewings don’t show you

Estate agent videos don’t show you Meatloaf-loving neighbours, pig farms or a leaky roof

26 Nov 2020

Is now the time to invest in green energy?

Green investments have proven unpredictable in the past but could new political momentum make them worthwhile?

18 Nov 2020

What does a Covid vaccine mean for markets?

The Covid vaccine has already sent waves through the stock markets

10 Nov 2020

Can the economy survive a second lockdown?

Government bailouts may be doing more harm than good.

4 Nov 2020

Why it might be time to purchase shares in oil again

If you are an ‘ethical’ investor sworn to do your bit to tackle climate change, you may have sold your…

29 Oct 2020

The rise of the Covid cash hoarder

Far from eradicating cash, the crisis has highlighted the safety of bank notes.

22 Oct 2020

How would negative interest rates affect savings?

The Bank of England wants to encourage banks to lend but will individual savers pay the price?

14 Oct 2020

The problem with a wealth tax

The public are in favour of a wealth tax but which assets would the government single out?

8 Oct 2020

Leasehold lunacy: what estate agents don’t tell you

When you buy leasehold you are not really buying a property at all – you are buying a long rental contract

8 Oct 2020

How long will the property boom last?

The market has been buoyed by the Stamp Duty holiday but will it continue to defy the odds?

30 Sep 2020

Can the economy survive a second lockdown?

The strong rebound of some industries after the first lockdown now hangs in the balance.

24 Sep 2020

How would a no-deal Brexit affect investors?

Britain does not necessarily need an EU trade deal to thrive post Brexit.

17 Sep 2020

The problem with government forecasts

Covid-19 has made a mockery of the government’s predictions.

10 Sep 2020

What tax rises will Rishi Sunak introduce?

All eyes are on the Chancellor’s forthcoming budget.

2 Sep 2020

How to protect your investments ahead of a possible recession

In such unpredictable times, it’s vital to spread your risk.

26 Aug 2020

Is now the time to invest in UK shares?

The FTSE 100 has suffered the sharpest fall in the bear market – should investors take note?

20 Aug 2020

Why the housing market won’t collapse any time soon

Is there anything which would cause the UK housing market to enter a sustained slump? Not if the government can help it.

12 Aug 2020

How will the government’s new planning reforms affect house prices?

The government’s new proposals could backfire.

5 Aug 2020

The problem with investing in gold

Gold is not always the ‘safe haven’ that investors make it out to be.

29 Jul 2020

Those predicting a swift economic recovery should think again

Talk of a ‘W’ shaped recovery could be premature.

23 Jul 2020

Is now the time to introduce a flat tax?

A flat tax was seen as too controversial prior to Covid but could the pandemic justify its introduction?

15 Jul 2020

The trouble with Rishi Sunak’s stamp duty holiday

Why it still pays to stay put.

8 Jul 2020

Boris says build – but where are the missing houses?

The stall in house-building could mean further property price inflation.

1 Jul 2020

Are we heading for hyper-inflation or deflation?

In other words, will we become Zimbabwe or Japan after Covid-19?

24 Jun 2020

Why a V-shaped recovery is still possible

Just about every letter of the alphabet has been used to predict our economic future but which one will come true?

17 Jun 2020