New Model Adviser (NMA) Top 100

28th November 2019

  VWM Wealth are pleased to announce that for the fifth year running has been accredited as a New Model Adviser Top 100 firm. This is the NMA magazine list of Financial Planning businesses that […]


David Thomson – Gold may be in vogue but is it worth the risk of investing in?

14th October 2019

ALTHOUGH it acts as a good diversifier gold is notoriously unpredictable. However, it is attracting attention as it is one of the top-performing asset classes of the year so far, rising in value by over […]


Investment Update – Preparing for Brexit

18th September 2019

With Brexit emotions running high it is at times like this that investors should remember the golden rules to better investment decision making: Do have a long-term investment plan. The VWM Thrive process is geared […]


VWM Wealth’s August 2019 Newsletter

26th August 2019

Word from Lisa  Back to school, changing of the seasons, and sharpening the pencil! The leaves have yet to turn, but the new school year is upon us (it has already started for many), and […]


David Thomson: The importance of liquidity

23rd July 2019

LIQUIDITY RISK is now front-of-mind for advisers and clients following the high-profile suspension of the Woodford fund, where holders are now locked in for an unknown time. A key part of any investment process should […]


Grahame Hopper awarded a Worldwide Excellence Award

18th June 2019

VWM Wealth are pleased to announce that Grahame Hopper, Director and Chartered Financial Planner, has been awarded a Worldwide Excellence Award from STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise […]


David Thomson: The answer to the risk-on/risk-off dilemma is to hold a bit of both

7th May 2019

RISK-ON or risk-off is a relatively permanent question for many active investors that tends to have implications across the spectrum of asset classes. Certain assets, such as equities or currencies, are perceived to be risk-on […]


A Spring Statement in the eye of the Brexit storm

14th March 2019

The Chancellor rose in a parliament preoccupied with the ongoing Brexit drama to deliver a Spring Statement on the state of the economy. Mr Hammond made clear some while ago that he wanted his Spring […]


Glasgow Wealth Manager Changes Hands After Management Buy Out

28th January 2019

Lisa Johnstone, Director at VWM, discusses the recent management buy out with The Herald: “We don’t have hundreds of clients – we have 87 and the business is very relationship driven. It’s not just about the […]


VWM Wealth Completes Management Buyout

25th January 2019

The management team at VWM Wealth are pleased to announce that they have completed a management buyout led by Lisa Johnstone, David Thomson and Grahame Hopper.  The board will continue to be bolstered by the […]