Posted by Andrew_Smith on Friday 30th of April 2021
Posted by Andrew_Smith on Thursday 22nd of April 2021
Ethical and sustainable investing are both popular and it’s useful to understand the difference between the two approaches.
Investing in a responsible way is nothing new. It dates as far back as the 1700s, when religious groups such as the Quakers refused to support companies involved with the slave trade or other activities that conflicted with their values. Ethical funds started to appear in the UK in the late 1960s and early 1970s, which allowed people to invest in a way that reflected their personal values.
Ethical investing usua...
Posted by Andrew_Smith on Wednesday 14th of April 2021
Posted by Andrew_Smith on Thursday 25th of March 2021
In mid-February the Treasury announced that “To allow for more transparency and scrutiny, documents and consultations that would traditionally be published at a Budget will be published on 23 March”. It was far from clear what would, or would not, emerge just 20 days after Rishi Sunak’s first Budget of 2021. A letter from the Financial Secretary, Jesse Norman, to the Treasury Select Committee promising “… a number of consultations, most of which will be published on the same day” was similarly vague.
Nevertheless, 23 March became labelled T...