New Official Investment Partner of West Ham United
We're particularly proud to announce our partnership with West Ham United, becoming their Official Investment Partner for the upcoming 2018/19 Premier League season. The partnership will see our presence on the West Ham strip, as official sleeve sponsors.
Basset & Gold is proud to be selected as a co-finalist of the SME National Business Awards in the ‘FinTech Business of the Year’ category.
The category highlights up-and-coming financial sector companies that harness technology to provide end-to-end solutions to enhance user experience and support or enable banking and financial services.
We are now in the late-cycle market … and this is what PIMCO says
PIMCO, one of the biggest fund managers in the world with more than $1.7 trillion assets under management in December 2017, have recently published their 2018 Asset Allocation Outlook and believe that the US economy is now in the late business cycle (i.e. late in the expansion phase)...
What’s the difference between peer-to-peer and balance sheet lending?
Ever since peer-to-peer (P2P) lending started to take off in 2011, there has been widespread confusion about what exactly it is and how it differs from other, more familiar types of lending, such as the mortgages, personal loans and credit cards that most of us get from our bank.
Secured and Unsecured Lending
What’s the difference between secured and unsecured lending? That’s a no-brainer, right? Secured lending has a safety net; you can seize assets from the borrower if they are unable to repay their debt, and sell them to get your money back.
Economists predict no base rate rise for at least a year
Several top economists have predicted that we won’t see a rise in the Bank of England’s base rate (set at 0.25% since August 2016) for at least another year. Some think we could be well into 2019 before the BoE is ready to make a change.
Identity fraud in the UK has reached ‘epidemic’ levels
Fraud prevention service Cifas reported in August that nearly 500 identities are being stolen per day in the UK. This could be a conservative figure, as...
Inflation reaches 2.9% and hits savers where it hurts
The latest Consumer Prices Index stats show that the rate of inflation rose to 2.9% in August 2017. With no savings accounts on the UK market currently meeting...
UK Tax Levels Reach 30-Year High As Proportion Of National Income
As a proportion of national income, the level of tax in the UK has reached the highest level for 30 years, a respected think tank has found.