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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.

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AIM for flexibility in Inheritance Tax planning

By David Holmes, Head of Business Development, Thorntons Investments

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Taxation has existed almost as long as civilisation itself, with earliest records dating back to 3300 BC. Throughout history there have been countless ways of raising tax, ranging from the fairly obvious to the downright peculiar.   

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How an equities bias tempers inflation in the long term

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

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When considering the long term, it pays to consider riskier asset classes. Following months of warnings, rumour and speculation, investors are keeping an eye out for signs of higher inflation.

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New ways of accessing and exploiting space could spell future opportunity

By George Saffaye, MD, Global Investment Strategist, BNY Mellon

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We can expect the space economy to grow at a rate of between 6 and 8% or higher in the next decade, driven by rapidly falling launch costs, especially as we move toward the commercialization of space, where private/public companies become far more involved.

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Embracing the inflationary narrative (in the short term)

By Juan Valenzeula, Fund Manager, Fixed Income Team, Artermis

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Are growth and inflation back and set to stay? Read why a temporary increase in inflation should not be confused with a persistent pricing problem.

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Building enduring client relationships through professional risk management

By Asim Javed, Alpha Beta Partners

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Bull markets breed investor complacency. Comforted by market euphoria, investment managers and financial advisers often forget lessons learned from previous downturns and high-risk trades tend to become more commonplace.

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COP26: The last chance saloon

By Stephanie Kelly, Head of Asiri, Aberdeen Standard Investments

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We identify why progress towards the Paris goals has been insufficient and what needs to change in Glasgow in November 2021 to put things right.

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