Insight, news and updates from the OLIM team

‘Charity Trustees in a Changing World’ The 2019 OLIM Conference took place at the Royal Automobile club on Thursday 6th June. We would like to thank all those in attendance, and a big thank you to our wonderful guest speakers. We would like to take this opportunity to request your ideas on how we can […]

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, […]