British investors have flocked to DIY platforms with the coronavirus shaking global markets, but financial advisers warn of big risks

15th May 2020

Global stock markets have been turbulent during the coronavirus pandemic. Multiple UK platforms that cater to inexperienced investors have reported a surge in new accounts being opened. Financial advisers, who compete for business with such […]


Look past the coronavirus to see global fund opportunities

31st March 2020

David Thomson was featured in Money Observer on 27th March 2020. Markets have been hit hard by the virus, but a broader picture suggests the global sector will throw up opportunities. The global bull market […]


DAVID THOMSON – Coronavirus: Three mistakes investors can make

30th March 2020

Recent portfolio falls can be difficult to stomach and are unfortunately sometimes viewed through the media prism of what can feel like mass hysteria. In these difficult times it pays to keep a cool head […]


3 Mistakes Investors Make

18th March 2020

We are very aware that recent portfolio falls can be difficult to stomach and are unfortunately sometimes viewed through the media prism of mass hysteria. After all we invest in our own portfolios so have […]


Budget Summary

12th March 2020

A surprise mention in the Budget was the government’s announcement that it intends to introduce a levy to be funded by firms subject to Money Laundering Regulations. Doctors, judges and a good many businesses will […]


Coronavirus COVID-19 and Oil Price Fall

10th March 2020

Over the weekend we have seen a large part of Italy quarantined in response to a sharp rise in reported Coronavirus cases. It is now expected that many western countries will adopt similar action with […]


Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19)

27th February 2020

There have been alarming headlines regarding the spread of the Coronavirus with outbreaks in Italy, South Korea, and Iran causing particular concern. We are not epidemiologists and not in a position to predict the final […]


Where next for oil, gold and other metals in 2020?

20th January 2020

Against an uncertain backdrop, we assess the outlook for commodities, and highlight some ETFs to consider. If geopolitical developments had the effect on equity markets that’s so often feared, recent years might have been much more volatile. […]


General Election Result Commentary

13th December 2019

As you will no doubt know, Prime Minister Boris Johnson led the Conservatives to victory with a strong majority in the UK’s third general election in less than five years. A clear Conservative majority was […]


VWM Wealth Awarded Chartered Financial Planning Firm of the Year

29th November 2019

We are delighted to announce that VWM Wealth have been awarded with the highly prestigious Chartered Financial Planning Firm of the Year by our professional body, The Personal Finance Society (PFS), at the Personal Finance Awards. […]