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The price of everything the value of nothing
Oct 22/10/2021

In this piece Simon Holman discusses COP26, climate change and how the costs of action towards net zero are often attacked while a blind eye is frequently turned to the costs of inaction

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The importance of writing a will and the tools to help
Oct 15/10/2021

This article highlights the importance of writing a will and introduces other basic financial planning tools that everyone should consider, to ensure their estate is organised simply and efficiently for the benefit of their beneficiaries and family.

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UK Stock Story – Greencoat UK Wind PLC
Oct 14/10/2021

With the COP26 Climate Change Conference almost upon us, our UK Stock Story this month looks at Greencoat UK Wind which operates 40 wind farms and is playing an important role in Britain’s transition to a low-carbon future.

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What is COP26? Your guide to the UN climate change conference 2021
Sep 13/09/2021

This guide provides a brief overview of the 26th United Nations’ climate change conference taking place in Glasgow at the end of 2021, including what it is, what to expect and why are you should be paying attention.

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UK Stock Stories - Alumasc
Sep 09/09/2021

What connects the Royal Albert Hall and a surf school in Swansea? The answer is Alumasc, subject of this month’s UK stock story, which is a UK market leader in the type of high-quality products which greatly enhance a new building or, when retrofitted, really improve an older building.

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European Stock Story of the Month – Melexis
Sep 02/09/2021

September’s stock story belongs to Belgian company Melexis, a microelectronics engineering company.

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The Castlefield B.E.S.T Sustainable Screening Policy
Aug 31/08/2021

In the name of transparency, we’re pleased to publish the screening policy for our B.E.S.T Sustainable Fund Range including negative and positive investment themes.

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UK Stock Stories - National Grid
Aug 11/08/2021

Busy keeping the lights on and the gas flowing so we can go about our daily lives, this month’s UK stock story features National Grid; not just a company but a great British institution. The company is working to build a cleaner, fairer and more affordable energy system and is a main sponsor of COP26.

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European Stock Story of the Month – Schneider Electric
Aug 10/08/2021

Castlefield B.E.S.T Sustainable European Fund Manager, Rory Hammerson, comments on August's European stock story - Schneider Electric.

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Thematic Report: Palm Oil
Aug 05/08/2021

We've created a thematic report which outlines a number of ESG issues associated with the production of palm oil. We look at the steps that thoughtful investors can take to encourage sustainable practices and minimise the environmental impact.

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