Articles by Mark King

Investment Co. Briefing: Smaller companies offer opportunities, as well as risks

Wednesday, 30 December 2015 | Article

They might still be struggling to achieve a presence for their products; they might face huge expansion costs; and they might not be generating enough revenue to survive longer-term.

Children’s savings awards 2016

Monday, 20 June 2016 | Article

Last year, Halifax published the sad statistic that one in three children worries about money as they adopt their own parents’ financial fears.

Autumn Statement 2015: motorists to see insurance bills fall by up to £50

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 | News

Motorists could see up to £50 slashed from their insurance bills if the government is successful in bringing forward reforms to the compensation culture around minor motor accident injuries.

Christmas 2015: ten toys for under £30

Friday, 27 November 2015 | Article

Remember: you should always look for vouchers, discounts and deals before you buy anything, and retailers are already offering bargains (especially Black Friday and Cyber Monday-related deals).

Supreme Court rules £85 parking fine is not excessive

Thursday, 05 November 2015 | News

A man who challenged an £85 parking fine by taking it to the highest court in the UK has lost his case, with Supreme Court judges ruling that private parking fines should stand as long as they are not “excessive”.

Where to find 2015's top toys at the best prices

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 | Article

Below you’ll find details of the top 12 toys, with the recommended retail price, the manufacturer’s...

How keeping it in the family can benefit shareholders

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 | Article

Investment trusts have been around for some 150 years – so it’s no surprise that many of the vehicles in this sector retain family connections dating all the way back to their inception.

Christmas toys 2015: this year's top 12 revealed

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 | News

Disney's Elsa from the hit 2013 film Frozen and new Star Wars Force Awakens characters hold hands with old favourites from Thunderbirds in this year's list of "Dream Toys" for Christmas.

Warning for consumers as scam reports rise

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 | News

One of the UK’s biggest high street banks is warning consumers to be on high alert for scams as it unveils its list of the scams Britons are falling for the most.