Holiday time!

Holiday time!

I have just had the pleasure of spending two weeks on holiday in Costa Rica.  It was my first time abroad since the start of the pandemic and I loved every minute of it.  At WKM, I think we offer a good amount of holiday allowance as it is so important to switch off...
Platitude

Platitude

Platitude ‘a trite, meaningless or prosaic statement, often used as a thought-terminating cliché, aimed at quelling social, emotional or cognitive unease’ (Wikipedia). I usually try and write upbeat pieces for our blog, however this week I need to have a whinge.  A...
Market Update

Market Update

Markets have had a rough start to the year and the pain has been created due to a change in interest rate expectations.  Investors have been fretting about inflation for some time now, however the response from central banks has been that it will be transitory, and it...
Optimistic for the future

Optimistic for the future

At this time of year you usually reflect on the past twelve months, however I’d prefer to look ahead at the challenges and opportunities that we see in investment markets.  There are always things to worry about; we’ve had plenty in the last decade such as the...
Healthcare

Healthcare

We hear pretty much every day at present that our healthcare system is close to breaking point and collapse.  The pandemic has put huge pressures on an already struggling system.  We have become obsessed with Covid cases and seem to think that it is the sole measure...