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Can investors help move the date of Earth Overshoot Day?

By Derek Ip, Senior Associate, Responsible Investments, BMO Global Asset Management

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This year, Earth Overshoot Day fell on 29 July, marking the day humanity’s demand for natural resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. Discover what drives this date – and the role investors must play in pushing it backwards.

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

By Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

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It all seemed to have been going so well; vaccination programmes were being rolled out, COVID was a receding threat, economic activity was picking up strongly, the outlook was positive and, with the exception of how far inflation might rise, was reasonably predictable. But over recent weeks that scenario has been questioned.

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A team approach adds value!

By Gillian Hepburn, UK Intermediary Solutions Director, Schroders

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New research from Cerulli Associates highlighted that only 29% of clients felt that their financial adviser had the highest level of expertise to run their portfolio. What should advisers draw from these stark figures and is a team approach needed?

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AIM for flexibility in Inheritance Tax planning

By David Holmes, Head of Business Development, Thorntons Investments

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Taxation has existed almost as long as civilisation itself, with earliest records dating back to 3300 BC. Throughout history there have been countless ways of raising tax, ranging from the fairly obvious to the downright peculiar.   

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How an equities bias tempers inflation in the long term

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

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When considering the long term, it pays to consider riskier asset classes. Following months of warnings, rumour and speculation, investors are keeping an eye out for signs of higher inflation.

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New ways of accessing and exploiting space could spell future opportunity

By George Saffaye, MD, Global Investment Strategist, BNY Mellon

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We can expect the space economy to grow at a rate of between 6 and 8% or higher in the next decade, driven by rapidly falling launch costs, especially as we move toward the commercialization of space, where private/public companies become far more involved.

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