ESL and ESG

ESL and ESG

I’m a season ticket holder at Leicester City and despite having a successful last few years and winning the Premier League in 2016, thankfully my club was not considered to be ‘big’ enough to be included in the horrendously badly conceived idea that is/was the...
Being the best you……

Being the best you……

This week my wife passed an exam which completed her Investment Advice Diploma qualification. It has been 5 years in the making as due to growing our family she stepped back from exams for a period of time. Doing further exams to obtain professional qualifications are...
Known knowns

Known knowns

  Donald Rumsfeld is unlikely to be remembered as a great Secretary of Defense for the US, however he probably will be remembered for his comments regarding known knowns.  He was being questioned in respect of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and commented:  “there...
Patience and conviction

Patience and conviction

We’ve benefited from some good news this week in respect of one of our holdings in the Growth portfolio, called Schroder UK Public Private Trust.  This holding has had a troubled past and it is a good example of a couple of risks in our industry that are not very...