“Lies, damned lies, and statistics”

“Lies, damned lies, and statistics”

You might recognise the famous quote in our headline. It’s been attributed to various people, including Mark Twain, but the truth is that no-one knows who said it first. Like the quote itself, you can’t believe everything you see. However, you can believe...
What a wind up.

What a wind up.

As you may know, we are always attending events as part of our Continuous Professional Development and to ensure we have the latest information to share with our clients. Last week, I was at an estate planning seminar where we heard that some solicitors are still...
“Highly illogical”

“Highly illogical”

Do you remember the Vulcan character, Mr Spock, frequently saying “highly illogical” on Star Trek? It’s such a famous line that someone even wrote a song about it, as shown in the fun video below. It’s true that human beings are sometimes...
Hot off the press

Hot off the press

We’re always saying that active fund management doesn’t work. And a recent news story supports that message. For years, Neil Woodford was renowned as one of the UK’s most successful fund managers. He got it right more than most. (Or maybe he kept up...