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Capital growth, income production, complete control, fully liquid and no Inheritance Tax to pay - sound interesting?

Why you should consider investing in AIM shares for your inheritance tax plan.
April 25, 2018

Rate rise reality rattles markets

Interest rates move higher to combat inflation representing a big macro change to the low rates, stimulus heavy environment of the 9 years since the GFC.
February 15, 2018

2018 : Omens look promising for further market gains

The challenge entering 2018 for UK focused portfolio managers will be to assess risk reward potential by scrutinising significantly differing stock valuations.
January 5, 2018

AIM for Capital growth and with no inheritance tax to pay

The thought of having to pay over nearly half of one’s accumulated wealth in tax on one’s death is not good news that is for sure. I have one solution.
November 10, 2017

Rate rise reality props pound but mutes market

Time will tell whether we have seen the best of sterling’s rally. Short termers will be banking profits having taken contrarian buys in sectors such as retail.
September 26, 2017

BHP Billiton to sell US shale business

Mining giant BHP Billiton will sell its US shale assets after pressure from shareholders to offload the underperforming business.
August 22, 2017

Market drifts as spectre of monetary tightening impacts

How confused do UK investors (and savers for that matter) currently feel courtesy of our central bank?
July 14, 2017

Election shock completes year of the totally unpredictable

It has been an amazing time to be at the coalface talking to clients about markets which are rising when many have dared to turn on their computers to look.
June 15, 2017

Listed shares : the best investment option or least worst?

Over the long term, it is well documented that equities have significantly outperformed alternative asset classes...
May 11, 2017

Tax free returns during life and on death: time to take AIM

By holding AIM shares in an ISA, an individual is able to have a tax free portfolio during life which turns into IHT free money on death.
April 11, 2017

Trump trade unrelenting as market maintains momentum

The Dow Jones has appreciated a further 5% since my report last month as investors continue to buy into the positive economic potential.
March 9, 2017

Trumponomics stirring market as equities slip lower

Less than two weeks into his tenure and the initial positivity relating to the Trump administration is seemingly on the wane.
February 14, 2017

About the author

Philip Scott

Head of Equities, Director

Philip has worked as a Private Client Stockbroker for nearly 20 years, commencing his career in Operations with Rensburg Sheppards (now part of Investec plc) before spending 9 years with Killik & Co advising on and directly managing portfolios. He joined SI Capital in 2006 to head up the Private Client Advisory desk.

Philip is a regular contributor to local media commenting on stock market dynamics and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (MCSI). His RDR qualification gained special recognitionfrom the CISI for achieving the highest combined pass mark in the country for the Investment Advice Diploma in 2012.

“At SI Capital I enjoy being part of a talented team who collectively share the same desire to provide excellence in service.  My focus is to ensure that each client receives effective and optimal management of their assets.”

Philip lives locally, is married with 2 daughters and is an avid sports fan (if now predominantly from the sidelines).  His other interests include music and film.

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