Can tech really democratise investing?

Robo-advisory services are enabling investors with varying levels of capital to access financial advice, but a level playing field remains elusive

Addressing P2P lending’s wafer-thin margins

The recent collapse of a number of P2P lending firms has highlighted the fragile nature of the industry

How are millennial investment habits different?

Digital investment platforms are lowering the bar of entry for millennials and Generation Z investors, whose style of investing differs greatly from preceding cohorts

Brexit’s impact on alternative investment funds

With the UK’s exit from the European Union still unsettled, the impact on alternative investment funds is uncertain, amid the continuing rise of Luxembourg and Dublin

Enterprise is fulfilling government roles

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As governments cut spending on welfare, and a range of social and environmental services, private enterprise is stepping in to fill the void left by the state

Investing in growth has never been easier

The rise of peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding has opened up opportunities for smaller investors to get a piece of the action alongside the big players

Investment outlook in 2015

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With the FTSE 100 share index hitting a new high, passing through the previous record set in December 1999, the outlook for investors looks promising after disappointing returns in 2014

Investing in the mid-market

Investors with giant sacks of cash are eagerly eyeing up growing businesses in the UK, as Dan Matthews reports