Have your trade and eat it

In an attempt to move Brexit talks along, the UK government has released a series of position papers outlining its stance on issues crucial to negotiations. The papers range in topic (and depth) and have...Read more

With big data comes big responsibility

With big data comes big responsibility Every week we’re seeing new warnings about how Brexit will impact different parts of the UK economy. Proposed changes to data protection rules have been highlighted as the latest...Read more

Just one more election, I promise

Just when you thought things in Westminster might be quietening down for the summer, the Prime Minister has surprised politicians and commentators alike by calling a general election for 8 June despite explicitly ruling this...Read more

The Brexit betrayal or a sense of reality?

Earlier this month, the government’s rhetoric on Brexit signalled its ongoing commitment towards delivering a hard exit from the EU. Theresa May warned EU leaders that no deal was better than a bad deal, and...Read more

Trigger Happy

In January this year, Theresa May stood up in Lancaster House outlining her twelve negotiating priorities for Brexit talks, emphasising the need for a “new partnership” and finding a deal that worked for both sides....Read more

Brewing up a storm: Sturgeon’s bid for indyref2

This month, we have seen the debate on Scotland’s independence remerge as Nicola Sturgeon indicated intentions to agree a section 30 order with the UK government, effectively creating the pathway for another referendum. Sturgeon has...Read more

What does the Budget mean for UK investors?

With the release of the government’s Budget yesterday, WA’s Investor Services team takes a look at some of the major announcements and what the impact could be for the UK investor market. Overall, Philip Hammond’s...Read more