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South: Principles for effective wealth planning

At the heart of Kleinwort Hambros’ investment philosophy are three simple objectives: Get the big decisions right, take risk only when risk is well...

Coronavirus: What will the future look like?

With the pandemic continuing to impact professional services firms, in this insight Andrew Edmonds, managing partner, Southampton office, Smith & Williamson, assesses potential long-term...

South: Manufacturing on slow path to recovery

Manufacturing output across the UK increased significantly in May from its record low level as manufacturers started to emerge from the coronavirus lockdown, according...

Hampshire: Business survey launched by university

The coronavirus pandemic is having an exceptional impact on the economy across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. In response, the University of Portsmouth, on...

South: RSM says BoE ‘over-optimistic’

RSM has voiced concern over what it called the Bank of England’s (BoE) overly optimistic economic outlook at a time when businesses need to...

South: Nearly half SMEs planning redundancies

Nearly half of SMEs are planning redundancies in the next three months, despite the government assistance through the furlough scheme. That's according to a tracker...

South East: Digital tech attracts most foreign investment

Digital tech generated the largest number of Foreign Direct Investment (‘FDI’) projects across the South East (36) in 2019, according to the EY 2020...

Bicester: 1,750 jobs planned in sustainable community

Plans for a new sustainable business community including a David Lloyd Club in Bicester, Oxfordshire, have been approved by Cherwell District Council. Catalyst will provide...

South: R3 welcomes insolvency law shake-up

Legislation lodged for the biggest shake-up of insolvency laws for 20 years – including measures to protect businesses during the COVID pandemic – has...

Reading: Energy company to close offices

OVO Energy is to cut 2,600 jobs across the UK, including hundreds in Reading. OVO acquired SSE's retail division four months ago. It will close...