Investment Outlook November 2020
In the November issue of Investment Outlook, we discuss: how the global economy shows resilience to COVID-19 headwinds.
Smith & Williamson continues to monitor developments related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Enterprise: Profit with purpose…
In this issue, we interview entrepreneurs who are changing the world for the better - whether that is electrifying the emerging world, tackling homelessness or making us all feel a little more calm.
Law firm survey 2020
Now in its twenty-sixth year, our 2020 law firm survey, developed in association with The Lawyer, reveals many law firms were ill-prepared for the seismic shock from the coronavirus outbreak. The crisis has cast an uncomfortable light on firms with poor financial management or without the necessary technology infrastructure. The pandemic already appears to be widening the gap between law firms, with some now under real pressure.
Top 50 UK law firms: accounts analysis
The legal market saw another strong year, with buoyant demand for legal services driving strong revenue and profit growth across the sector. However, with little improvement in lock-up or cash levels, the sector looked vulnerable as it headed into the COVID-19 crisis.
Family Business Survey
Engaging the next generation for business-owning families has always been necessary; now it has the added context of increasing human longevity. Our survey aims to reveal a range of insights into the challenges faced by families in their intra-generational planning.
Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame
Meet the entrepreneurs who have aimed higher and worked smarter.
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Tilney and Smith & Williamson complete merger
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