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Below you will find the latest articles covering a wide range of issues and topics relevant to financial advisers. Articles are written by contributors from Embark’s businesses as well as other partners and providers and are not promotional or sponsored.

These articles are intended for regulated financial advisers and intermediaries only.

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Choosing to challenge yourself – mentoring

By Kate Webber, Founder WiAS Networking Group

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A few years ago, I accepted a challenge and set up a women’s network called Women in Asset Servicing (WiAS).  I have enjoyed the experience and have been honoured to support women and men to discover what it means for them to be personally brave, how to properly assess skills and importantly to network.  WiAS’s work is now entering it’s next stage.

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New evidence of the value of advice

By Scott Sinclair, Embark Group

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What does investor behaviour during the pandemic tell us about the value of advice? Are advisers’ views on virtual meetings shared by clients? Why should ad-hoc advice be a menu option for some firms?

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Helping advisers manage investment risk

By Scott Sinclair, Embark Group

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Even seasoned investors were spooked by the market turbulence of the last 12 months, but who can blame them, when global stocks had their best and worst sessions in a decade on consecutive days, as they did a little under a year ago?

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Greenwashing – what it is and how to tackle it

By Andrew Mason, Senior ESG Investment Analyst, Aberdeen Standard Investments

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'Greenwashing' is when a company deliberately overstates its green credentials. Unfortunately this is common in today's corporate landscape, but perhaps understandable?

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BlackRock: an open letter to CEOs for 2021

By Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock

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For many years, BlackRock’s CEO Larry Fink writes an annual letter to other business leaders that is eagerly anticipated by investors and companies alike. Read his latest letter here.

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Looking forward to a recovery with 'Green Collar' jobs

By Simon Bond, Director of Responsible Investment Portfolio Management, Columbia Threadneedle

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When UK Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced in November his plans to issue the UK’s first green gilts in 20211 it was a significant step. The announcement not only signalled the government’s intent, but also set an example that is likely to spur further issuance of green bonds and galvanise the development of green and social finance in the UK.

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