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Ethical Fund Manager Meetings

For a small business – we have good and regular access to high level fund management. This reflects on the fact that as specialists, these managers know that we are a conduit for understanding clients concerns, as well as the managers knowing that we will be interested in their story.

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Alliance Trust Investments sold to Liontrust

Alliance Trust plc have announced that their investment management arm, Alliance Trust Investments, is to be sold to specialist investment managers LionTrust.

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A Cautionary Tale for Good Money Week

In life, some investments are better than others....... watch this cautionary tale for Good Money Week.

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It's Good Money Week !

It's Good Money Week, the annual awareness week to spread the word about how your money can be invested for a better world.

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Carbon Reporting on Investment Funds

The impacts of fossil fuels and carbon intensive business, is a concern for may ethical investors. Here's an example of some of the work being undertaken by investment managers EdenTree, to measure the carbon exposure of their funds so that they can be better informed when engaging with companies.

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3rd November - Save the Date - Client Event for Good Money Week

The late autumn heralds the return of Good Money Week 30th October – 5th November 2016. For the third year running, Ethical Futures are delighted to be running an event in conjunction with Church of Scotland. This year we are bringing in additional partners, including Rathbone Greenbank, Triodos Bank and Shared Interest.

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We're hiring - can you fill this chair?

Ethical Futures are looking for someone to join their team as an administrator. The job is permament and full-time. Ideally, you'll have a good knowledge of financial products and processes. Preference is for someone who has previous experience of working in an IFA or life office broker support role. For more information read on.

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Helicopter Money & Post Brexit Economics

A brief look at some of the economic theory brought to the foreground since the Brexit referendum.

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Brexit

What does the outcome of Brexit mean for your investments?

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Corporate Governance

If you follow the news, it seems as though every few weeks there’s a story about a big corporate executive and their even bigger bonuses. These eye-watering pay packages seem to come rain or shine. Taking the recent example of BP, you might have heard about how they proposed a staggering £14million pay package to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bob Dudley. Now, while this amount of money is not far…

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Wind power provides half of Scotland’s energy

A recent study by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has found that wind power supplied almost half of Scotland’s total energy demand for the month of January.

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Dunelm: a case study

Despite the perception that ethical funds are all about wind turbines and fair trade; the reality is that most of the funds are focused on finding regular businesses, doing things well. Nothing could typify this more, than investment in the mainstream retail sector and the example investee company, Dunelm, which is held in the Premier fund.

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