How Brexit could affect your finances

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UK’s exit from the European Union after 43 years

Welcome to our Guide to how Brexit could affect your finances. The UK’s exit from the European Union after 43 years is now set to happen. The vote by a majority of British people to leave the European Union on Thursday 23 June represents a very significant decision for the UK, for the European Union and indeed for the wider global economy. The UK voted to leave the EU by 52% to 48%.

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Kubera Wealth’s seven-stage guide to physical activity for improving the health of your business

1. Build your network

Whether working out at the gym or participating in a team sport, fitness can help you network with prospective clients or strengthen existing business relationships. A lot of barriers break down when you’re working out alongside somebody: fitness challenges open a window into individuals’ personalities and allow you to communicate with others in a very different way, consequently learning more about each other than would normally be possible over a cup of coffee. Continue reading

Keeping your finger on the pulse of social media

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In the past ten years, social media has changed the way that businesses communicate with their audiences

Research shows that a significant number of people use social media to follow their favourite brands. According to a recent survey, 53% of those who follow brands on social media show more brand loyalty. This medium of communication has proven very effective and dynamic. Shifts occur so often in the world of social media that whole websites exist just to keep track of them all. Continue reading

Let’s get physical

Fitness is an important part of your business well-being

Back in 1981, Olivia Newton-John said, ‘Let’s get physical, physical, I wanna get physical’ – and she had a point. Fitness is not only important to our health; it can also be good for your business. Continue reading

Brexit

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Impact on financial markets ahead of the EU referendum

With an increasing focus on ‘Brexit’, our investment clients will naturally be monitoring the impact on financial markets ahead of the referendum scheduled for Thursday 23 June. Continue reading

Book review – The Chimp Paradox

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Kubera Wealth reads and reviews a range of books written by entrepreneurs and life coaches to help you succeed in business and life

The Chimp Paradox by Dr Steve Peters

Leading consultant psychiatrist Steve Peters, adviser to Liverpool FC, the GB Cycling Team and various business leaders, knows more than anyone how impulsive behaviour or nagging self-doubt can impact negatively on our professional and personal lives. Continue reading

Guiding principles

Dan McAlister, Senior Investment Manager, Brooks Macdonald

Most investors have a vested interest in reading market commentary, although the desire to read about investment processes is arguably much lower. However, as with most things, great benefit can be derived from understanding what most others do not. Having a well-thought-out investment philosophy and process can often be of greater value than being knowledgeable about recent market events. Continue reading