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Weekly client update – 5th June 2020

Welcome to our latest client update – apologies, Friday turned out to be a busy day - so a bit delayed in delivery. It has been a turbulent week, as protests in America over the death of George Floyd spread around the world. It ended with more tension between the US and China as the US announced it would ban passenger flights from China from the middle of the month.

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Plagues & Pandemics – some things never change…

Global governments and stock markets are working on assumptions that there will be an economic recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic. Models and projections of this vary but the forecasting group Oxford Economics, is predicting a strong economic recovery in the second half of this year.

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Weekly client update – 29th May 2020

Hello, and welcome once again to our weekly client update. It was a week where the UK news agenda was dominated by the row over Dominic Cummings, the Prime Minister’s special adviser, and his lockdown trip to County Durham. Doubtless, there will be further ramifications to this story but as we’ll see below, though, there were far more important long-term issues than one man’s ‘test drive’ to Barnard Castle.

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Weekly client update – 22nd May 2020

Hello, and welcome to our latest client update, in another week which brought the usual mixture of good and bad news.

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Ethical Futures Weekly client update – 15th May 2020

Hello, and welcome to our latest client update, in the week that saw the countries of the UK take the first steps, albeit at different speeds, towards easing the lockdown which has been in place since 23rd March.

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Weekly Client Update - Thursday 7th May

Hello, and welcome to our latest client update as Europe starts to ease the lockdown and everyone wonders what the ‘new normal’ will look like once the UK returns to work.

As with the update we wrote just before Easter, this one is coming to you a day early to allow for the VE Day Bank Holiday on Friday (although most of the EF team will be working if you need us). The stock market figures…

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Ethical Futures – Coronavirus (Covid_19) Policy Update- 26th March 2020 image

Ethical Futures – Coronavirus (Covid_19) Policy Update- 26th March 2020

To help ensure compliance with the spirit of the Scottish Government request and advice on Coronavirus and social distancing, the office of Ethical Futures closed on Monday 23rd March.

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Coronavirus and your investments – a perspective from Ethical Futures

We have refrained from making comments about the markets and the value of your investments until now, to try and gauge if there is some consensus of opinion. Having considered views of a range of economist and noted government policies, we thought it might be helpful to provide you with some comment and context.

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Ethical Futures Coronavirus Policy statement.

In light of the evolving situation in the UK with the Coronavirus pandemic, at Ethical Futures we are reviewing our policies regarding client meetings, resources and staffing to maintain our service to clients.

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Ethical Futures Client Survey 2019

A changing industry – time for a Green Gilt and Responsible Property funds?

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Ethical Futures Client Survey 2019

ESG = S is for Governance

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Ethical Futures Client Survey 2019

ESG = S is for Social

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