News & Views

Chelsea’s mini-manifesto to boost Britain's markets

29 May 2024 — In the last decade, the UK’s economy and its stock market have been tarnished by a faltering economy and volatile politics. The economy has lost £140bn since Brexit*, global allocators have taken flight from the UK market, and London’s status as the global financial hub has been undermined. 

Strong performance of VT Chelsea Managed Monthly Income recognised

19 April 2024 — We are delighted that our popular VT Chelsea Managed Monthly Income fund has been featured in a recent Trustnet article: 

Spring Budget 2024: UK ISA announced

8 March 2024 — Facing an upcoming election and a fragile UK economic climate, the Chancellor of the Exchequer was challenged with crafting a Spring Budget that balanced voter appeal with a perception of responsible fiscal management.   Therefore, while the tax landscape is set to be altered significantly, the government took no chances with a budget that is expected to do little to change the fundamental economic picture.   The list of tax reforms started with a further 2p cut to National Insurance contributions, marking one of the largest individual tax reductions in UK history. Additionally, the non-domiciled resident “non-dom” tax regime is to be replaced with a new system, while adjustments to the child benefit system will see the High-Income Child Benefit Charge threshold lifted.

Chelsea research team makes changes to Chelsea Selection

16 February 2024 – Chelsea’s research team has made a number of changes to its Chelsea Selection[assets/Documents-and-Guides/Viewpoint/Issue-57/Viewpoint-57-Selection.pdf].

Alex Savvides announced as replacement on Jupiter UK Special Situations

12 January 2024 — It was announced that Ben Whitmore, manager of Jupiter UK Special Situations fund, will be leaving to pursue his own venture. Jupiter have named Alex Savvides as his successor on the flagship fund. Alex has spent his entire investment career at JO Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM), managing the £1.2bn JOHCM UK Dynamic fund.

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