Chadwicks Insight

Sharing things we have found interesting, surprising or that simply make life better

As a learning organisation we are keen to share our knowledge - and anything else that we've enjoyed.

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4 January 2021

2020 Hindsight

It is important not to be defined by our bad experiences. Whilst it is vital to learn lessons from powerful and extraordinary experiences, we must be careful not to learn too much from the unusual nature of these experiences.

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7 December 2020

Rishi Sunak - More Milton than Keynes?

The economy has two levers, fiscal policy and monetary policy, and one spanner, political intervention. Unfortunately, an inflationary political spanner in the form of Brexit is about to be thrown into the machinery of the economy.

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21 October 2020

If at first....

No immediate and clear good comes out of these failures. There is no progression. It just sucks. It hurts and it takes time to get over it. Life is full of these sorts of failures which are rarely mentioned because we are ashamed of them.

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9 January 2020

Not waving but drowning

In the financial world we were also staggering to our feet after two years of being tossed around by the stormy seas of the financial crisis. As Warren Buffet said at the time ‘It's only when the tide goes out that you learn who has been swimming naked’ and as the waves of the crisis receded there seemed to be an awful lot of people looking sheepishly for a pair of Speedos to hide their hubris.

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31 October 2021

Retirement Foundations

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30 September 2021

Investment Foundations

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22 April 2021

The Sounding Board - Voices of Experience

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24 March 2021

Investing After The Storm - Masterclass 24th March 2021

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20 December 2020

The long-term drivers of return in financial markets and economies

In this Research Note James Bacon and Lee Nguyen explore the factors driving growth and the implications for our investment process

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1 October 2019

Fifty shades of green: the world of sustainable investment

Investment Analyst Radostina Dencheva contributed an article on the future of socially responsible investments to the recently launched publication, 'Visions of a Sustainable Future.' (2019). This collection of thought pieces form a multidisciplinary perspective on the key challenges and transformations facing us all in ensuring a sustainable future.

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4 September 2019

Libby Toms: My Month at Chadwicks

We enjoy having young people working with us to gain experience of work in the 'real' world. Some are here for a week, some for longer. Libby spent a month with us over the summer and here are her reflections.

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27 February 2019

A World of Milk

Content Consultants, are committed to developing a full understanding of their target audience as the first step towards building the perfect solutions for their needs. As such, they conducted focus groups with women to learn more about what was preventing Mexican women from breastfeeding. The women told them that advertisements had convinced them that formula milk is better than their breastmilk. What a topsy turvy world!

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5 December 2018

Ormiston Families MPower Project

During 2018 we've been supporting Ormiston Families' MPower project that supports parents who have had a child taken into care. The Mpower project has made a significant impact on the lives of vulnerable women who are largely forgotten in society. The grief and loss they suffer on top of the other challenges they face in their lives is hard to bear.

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5 November 2018

A hut at night? Shepherd's delight!

For those fond of glamping, the answer can be delivered to your doorstep in the shape of an English Shepherd Hut, and you don’t have to tend a herd of sheep to get one. The huts combine the timeless traditional charm of a historic hut with countless modern innovations to make them both beautiful and functional.

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18 October 2018

The Funding Conundrum

For our May 2018 Insight Masterclass we were delighted to be joined by Nick Harding. We have worked with Nick for over twenty years and watched him build a series of successful businesses, starting with a management buy-out of a division of Rank in 1996.

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23 November 2017

Vanessa Pooley

Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol are a few of the artists said to have had dyslexia. Vanessa Pooley, the Norwich-based sculptor, feels it can be alienating...

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