The rise of the DIY investor

DIY Investors

Self-directed investing, where investors create and manage their own portfolios via an online platform, continues to grow as individuals are able to better control their investments and save on costly advisory fees

Why deal-making keeps getting harder

M&A deal making

Identifying, valuing and integrating targets for mergers and acquisitions is becoming an increasingly complex process for finance leaders

The rise of the robot mediator

An app is helping to solve common legal and co-parenting issues, but it remains to be seen whether robo-mediators will become the norm

The truth behind eye health vitamins

The vitamins and supplements market can be a crowded and confusing place for patients in search of products to aid eye health

Can money buy happiness after all?

Behavioural economics can reveal useful insights into our motivations and feelings when parting with hard-earned money

Should robots be expected to make ethical decisions?

As robots are increasingly playing a part in society, we need to consider whether and how machines can learn morality

Five myths about leaving money to charity in your will

In the UK, more than £10 billion was donated to charity in 2018, according to the Charities Aid Foundation. Gifts that have been left to charities in wills tend to account for about a third, but a number of myths remain around legacy gifting...

Could AR and VR transform surgery forever?

Virtual and augmented reality headsets may currently still be a novelty in the healthcare realm, but they have the potential to completely transform how surgeons operate