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Insight, news and updates from the OLIM team

Charity OLIM Conference

Following the success of the OLIM Charity Conference in 2018 we are delighted to invite all charity trustees and those interested in the sector to join us at this year’s event. The 2018 OLIM Charity Conference attracted over 150 Trustees from a wide variety of charities and the feedback on the whole event was very positive. 2019 OLIM […]

Patrick Harrington, Investment Manager at OLIM, discusses the investment merits of equities, explaining why companies can be expected to generate attractive positive returns for their shareholders over the long-term. You can view the full article here. Read coverage from the Civil Society 

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, […]