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Insight, news and updates from the OLIM team

Bull Points: Low relative valuation of UK stockmarket. The UK market provides a high yield with dividends growing strongly. Bear Points: Brexit uncertainty may continue to depress share prices. Potential impact of Labour Party policies if elected. Investors should be looking hard at UK equities – in particular, the high-yielding end of the market. According […]

The feasibility of drawing a comfortable income from the dividends paid on mid-sized share portfolios has reduced dramatically in recent years. In April 2016, the Government replaced dividend tax credits with a £5,000 dividend allowance, whereby the first £5,000 of dividend income was tax free. The change, while welcomed by those with the smallest portfolios, […]

OLIM Charity Conference 2018 – Many thanks to all those who joined us at the RAC for our second conference ‘Charity Trustees in a Changing World’. The response to the event was excellent and the audience praised the quality and content of the presentations. Many attendees asked for access to the slides to share with their […]

  By: Dr Matthew Partridge – as seen in MoneyWeek Magazine.      Angela Lascelles’ stockbroker father told her that she could never do what he did, as she was female. She decided to go into investment management anyway. After graduating in philosophy from Kings College London, she began as a graduate trainee at stockbroker Phillips & […]