Our latest thoughts, opinions and guidance in the realms of investment and finance
3rd Jan 2018
Setting your targets for 2018 – and making them achievable
Happy New Year! Three days in, your inbox has no doubt been inundated with wishes for an amazing and prosperous 2018.
13th Dec 2017
MiFID II: What you need to know
MiFID II, coming into place on 3 January 2018, is an updated package of regulatory reforms that will require changes to certain elements of our platform and the data that we hold for investors.
1st Nov 2017
MiFID II: A brief introduction for investors
MiFID II - the second iteration of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive - will be rolled out on 3 January 2018 and will drive some important changes to the UK Bond Network platform.
11th Apr 2017
Investing for all: The end of the closed shop
Nowadays, in investment as in life, one size doesn’t fit all. With the internet opening investment avenues for investors of all standings, the onus is on the providers to offer transparency and ensure the appropriateness of their clients.
28th Mar 2017
The Innovative Finance ISA: An introduction
The UK Bond Network Innovative Finance ISA is now available. Find out what the IF ISA is, how it works and what it means for your existing ISA allowance.
31st Jan 2017
New year, new ideas
As we move into the second month of the new year, you may be considering some emerging trends and opportunities to diversify your portfolio and grow your capital.
18th Nov 2016
Mini-bonds vs Corporate Bonds: Balancing Risk with Reward
What are mini-bonds and how do they differ from traditional corporate bonds? This blog posts discusses the structure of the two instruments, why companies would decide to issue one or the other and what investors should look out for.