How to invest in small companies

Small companies are big business in the UK. In 2016 small businesses accounted for 99.3% of all private sector business, making them an intrinsic part of the economy. For investors, investing in small companies makes good business sense. [When you consider that even the largest of global brands often start out small, seeking investment, it’s worth taking some time to review your investments. … [Read more...]

How can Help to Buy help?

Help to Buy is a Government-backed scheme set up to help people buy a home with less of the financial burden associated with what is most often the largest purchase any of us will make in our lifetime.  The Scheme has been in operation since 2013 and is open to first and second time buyers until 2020. On average, first-time buyers need a £33,000 deposit which is often out of reach for many. … [Read more...]