We engaged with Eckoh, a secure payments company held in our Castlefield Sustainable UK Smaller Companies Fund, ahead of their AGM on a number of governance issues including remuneration and board composition.

In this case study, David Gorman details how soft drinks producer Britvic is embracing sustainability and addressing some of the challenges faced, while seeking to make their product range healthier for consumers.

David Gorman introduces AIM-listed Learning Technologies Group (LTG) - a leader in the fast-growing markets of e-learning and people management software, and aligned to our Education positive investment theme.

These days, we pay for more and more things remotely, either online or over the phone. However, these transactions are susceptible to cybercrime. David Gorman explores how Eckoh PLC are helping to combat this problem.

Spring Budget 2023

March 16/03/2023

Castlefield's Hugh Austin summarises Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Spring 2023 budget and outlines some of the key points investors should be aware of. 

Following Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's Spring Budget, Castlefield's Matt Ralph examines the effect it may have on the Capital Gains Tax and dividend allowances for thoughtful investors.

In this piece, Eleanor Walley summarises the February 2023 Advisory Committee meeting

In this book review, Castlefield's George Williams discusses Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens, which charts the progress of the human species from our hunter-gatherer past to the world-domination of today

This month, Rory Hammerson examines Belgian listed Ion Beam Applications (IBA), an extraordinary company involved in cancer treatment for extremely sensitive areas such as the brain and other vital organs.

Technology has enabled clients the ability to view finances whenever and wherever suits them. Mundia Oluda introduces Castlefield's Personal Finance Portal that delivers all this plus a lower carbon footprint as well.

European Stock Story - Durr

January 09/01/2023

Here Rory Hammerson examines German engineering group Durr's approach to Net Zero and some of the interesting incentives they have devised within their supply chain to decarbonise.

Christmas is a wonderful time of year for many people, but can also be a period of excess waste. Here, we've looked at a few ways to help reduce the amount of waste whilst keeping that festive feeling going.