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The Age of the Entrepreneur

It has never been a better time to start your own business. Developments in technology mean that becoming an entrepreneur is easier than ever, and everyone from fresh-faced graduates [...]
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Many Happy Returns

This is the season when investors begin to take stock of the year quickly coming to an end. It is also the time of year for market and economic outlooks for the approaching annum.
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Do you react to new financial information like a meerkat or an ostrich?

In this new age of social media, information overload prevails and financial market news has followed this trend. The wealth of market commentaries and economic bulletins can feel like a constant flood of information.
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All that glitters

Referendums are a way for democracies to put an issue directly to the electorate to decide. The issue might be a constitutional amendment; a vote on independence; the legalisation of marijuana; or the legality of bear baiting.
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A multispeed world

The notion of a “two-speed world” is coming closer to fruition, judging from data released in the United States and Continental Europe. In the US, employment levels have surpassed the peak of the prior expansion.
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The Rise of the Global Philanthropist?

As wealthy donors become more globally mobile, does this spell the end for the “charity starts at home” mentality and the beginning of “causes before borders”? And what does this mean for charities and donors alike?
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