A fresh approach to fees

A fresh approach to fees

Welcome to the world of Capital. A world where you are told the truth about investment and advice costs in a way that is clear and easy to understand and compare. At Capital, we have adopted a totally new and … / 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
Letter from America

Letter from America

Although I’ve been a fairly frequent visitor to the US over the years, I had never been to Austin, Texas. I was therefore pleased to be able to schedule a visit there recently to attend a conference at the head … / More
A weekend in Oslo

A weekend in Oslo

Oslo is a wonderful weekend destination for those looking to escape the fast-paced chaos of central London. I have recently returned from a 3-day trip with my partner, Kate, and wanted to share my experience, in the hope it may … / More
More haste, less speed

More haste, less speed

Most of us will be aware of Aesop’s fable about the hare and the tortoise and the general principle still stands today – the one that rushes around in a frenzy of activity is often overtaken by the more calm … / More
Inheritance Tax: Redux

Inheritance Tax: Redux

And in eleventh place we have… Let’s start with a question: Q. Based on the amount of money it raises for the UK government, which UK tax sits in 11th place, just after Beer Duty and just before Insurance Premium … / More

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