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
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
The 7 steps to car purchase

The 7 steps to car purchase

The emotions of car purchase are usually at their highest in the gleaming showroom, at the very time you need a cool head. This article explains how to avoid some common buying pitfalls. We frequently get asked by our clients … / More
Monkey Business in Borneo

Monkey Business in Borneo

Diana and I had talked back in 2015 about how we wanted to do a special holiday next year. I told her to “leave it with me”, 2016 was going to be my choice. I was quite surprised when she … / More
It’s not rocket science

It’s not rocket science

Your life involves making decisions, some frequent and trivial by nature (such as your choice of tea and coffee each day) and others more infrequent and important (such as selecting a life partner, buying a house or choosing a job). / More
Fine (weather) dining

Fine (weather) dining

Well, summer is finally here and you may want to grab the chance to dine al fresco while you can. There’s something rather fun about having lunch, cocktails or even just sipping a coffee outdoors in the open air. And … / More
Give well to live well

Give well to live well

Helping others is a crucial – but often overlooked – part of living a good life. One way you can help is by giving to charity. Some organizations, however, help much more than others with the same amount of money. / More
So it is ‘leave’

So it is ‘leave’

The UK has woken up this morning to a vote to leave the EU, the Prime Minister is set to leave office in October and the markets are suffering a bout of jitters. We all knew that these were possibilities. / More
Graham McCulley

Graham McCulley

I was after a little inspiration for what to write for this piece, “that should be easy” my colleague Fiona said, “you’re fairly old and must have lots to write about!” So there you have it, 45 … / More
The June EU Referendum

The June EU Referendum

The impact of a leave vote on your portfolio As the referendum to remain in, or leave, the European Union approaches, we wanted to provide some reassurance that the investment portfolio we look after for you is well positioned to … / More
72 Hours in Bordeaux

72 Hours in Bordeaux

Bordeaux is an ideal short-stay destination, whether for the Unesco World Heritage status, a relaxing weekend or of course a visit to the many famous vineyards in the immediate locality. In my opinion the pace of Bordeaux is … / More

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