Articles by Tom Bailey

Just 1% of grandparents taking advantage of valuable state pension perk

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 | News

Thousands of grandparents who look after their grandchildren are missing out on a national insurance credit, figures from Royal London show.

Retirees withdrawing too much from their pensions, HMRC figures show

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 | News

Britain’s retirees are withdrawing above the suggested 4% annual withdrawal rate from their pensions, according to figures released by HMRC.

Uber IPO: should you invest?

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 | News

The firm is set to list on the US stock exchange on Friday. 

Baillie Gifford to shut down direct investment trust savings schemes and move investors

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 | News

Baillie Gifford has joined the growing number of investment trust managers moving to offer a new home for holdings invested directly with them. We explain why.

Financial watchdog to highlight underperforming funds but stops short of naming and shaming

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 | News

The financial watchdog says it plans to publish statistics on active funds that have provided long-term underperformance.  

Inflation flatlines despite strong UK wage growth

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 | News

The UK economy continues to undershoot its inflation target despite record low unemployment.

Brexit-weary London drags down UK house price growth

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | News

Annual house price growth in the first quarter of 2019 stood at just 0.4%, according to the latest house price index figures from Nationwide – way below the annual growth rate of 2.5% seen at the same point in 2018.

The UK investment funds that minimise Brexit risk - and some that could gain from maximising it

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | News

Which investment funds in UK equity sectors have the lowest and highest exposure to UK revenues?

Investing platform interactive investor introduces "Netflix-like" monthly fee model

Monday, 08 April 2019 | News

Online investment platform interactive investor has announced the introduction of a new monthly fee structure.

Winners and losers of the FTSE 100 in the first three months of 2019

Wednesday, 03 April 2019 | News

The first three months of 2019 the blue chip index has managed to return investors an impressive 8.2%.