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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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Cutting through the Greenwash

By Marianne Harper Gow, Governance and Sustainability Specialist, Baillie Gifford

Embark Adviser newsletter

Within the context of global challenge it is easy to understand why ESG-focused funds are booming. But how do we distinguish between genuine integration and box-ticking efforts?

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Views from the house…with no house view

By Stephen Pearson, Chief Investment Officer, Jupiter

COVID-19, Embark Adviser newsletter

Long before any of us had heard the words “COVID-19,” there was a trend towards more flexible working in many sectors of the economy, including asset management. Some were embracing more flexible working arrangements, while others may have viewed them with a certain degree of scepticism.

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Continuing to fight the fashion revolution

By Peter Michaelis, Head of Sustainable Investment team, Liontrust

Embark Adviser newsletter

Since the launch of the Sustainable Future (SF) funds in 2001, the view has always been that unsafe and degrading working practices make no business, common or investment sense.

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How to make 2021 a year of growth

By Ben Peele, PortfolioMetrix

Embark Adviser newsletter

With two lockdowns behind us but the threat of more to come after the relative freedoms over the Christmas period, it’s likely that attracting new clients between now and mid-next year will continue to be challenging for advisers.

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Oh no, not another survey…but can research help with my 2021 business plan?

By Gillian Hepburn, UK Intermediary Solutions Director, Schroders

Embark Adviser newsletter

We have all been inundated with research and surveys this year. Are they simply something to read to relieve the Zoom fatigue or can they assist financial advisers with their business planning for 2021?

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Managing risk in volatile markets - Part four: The case for staying invested

By Scott Sinclair, Embark Group

Embark Adviser newsletter, Managing risk

Why the market turbulence triggered by Covid-19 reinforces a famous investment principle followed by Warren Buffett and others...This is part four in the series.

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