A fresh approach to fees

A fresh approach to fees

The interests of our clients are at the heart of all we do, without conflict or compromise. As a direct result, Capital have adopted a position of total fee clarity and this makes us different to the majority of financial … / More
Why the advice market is heading towards flat-fees

Why the advice market is heading towards flat-fees

Alan Smith, CEO, Capital Asset Management This article was first published by CityWire – New Model Advisor, 10 January 2017   In 2014, and in the healthy spirit of challenging some of our own long-held beliefs, … / More
Wellbeing creation and what makes us happy

Wellbeing creation and what makes us happy

As the comedian, Spike Milligan once said “Money can’t buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy.” This is linked to the debate as to whether having more money makes people happier than they previously were. / More
James: Rising Star 2016

James: Rising Star 2016

Capital are delighted to announce that James Greenly has been recognised as one of the UK’s top young advisers by New Model Adviser, the publication of choice for financial services professionals in the UK. New Model Adviser recently showcased … / More
Investing; a timely reminder

Investing; a timely reminder

At this time, as we reflect on the year just past, it can be helpful to take a moment to remind you of the nature of Capital’s philosophy on investment advice. Over the years, our experience has been that the … / More
Q&A with Emily Corck

Q&A with Emily Corck

We asked one of our directors, Don Fraser, to ask a few questions of a slightly random nature to help uncover the other side of Emily Corck, our Client Services Manager. Q: What is your favourite carpool karaoke song? Well, … / More
High flyers and soaring costs – the education dilemma

High flyers and soaring costs – the education dilemma

A dilemma faced by many families today is – do we educate our children or grandchildren in the state or independent sector – and the decision isn’t getting easier or more affordable. If the cost of a full private education … / More
Gone Skiing

Gone Skiing

If you love mountains, we’ve rounded up the best paces to head for ski and après-ski in the world. Val d’Isere, France This resort in the French Alps has the charm of a typical Alpine village, and is linked to … / More
The Mayor of Trumpton

The Mayor of Trumpton

Lovers of the television series Camberwick Green and Trumpton know that the townsfolk go about their daily business and the day’s events would unfold; the Trumpton clock tells the time, sensibly and steadily; and all domestic problems are cheerfully resolved … / More
Across the border

Across the border

One of our mottos at Capital is ‘When was the last time you did something for the first time?’ Well recently I visited Scotland for the first time. It is remarkable how we put off doing things that are so … / More

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