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by Alexander Beard, on Nov 21, 2018 9:10:50 AM

Hello everyone I write the foreword to the final 1/4ly bulletin of the year with the UK on the brink of either a change of Prime Minister, a change of …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jul 31, 2018 5:24:10 AM

Hello! It’s been a beautiful summer here in the UK, the World Cup is over and our colleagues in the Lyon office had plenty to celebrate, Allez les Bleus!! Politics …

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by Alexander Beard, on Apr 24, 2018 9:32:09 AM

Hello Welcome to our Spring edition newsletter, although the last 3 months here in the UK have felt like an eternal winter. There isn’t a great deal to report upon …

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by Alexander Beard, on Feb 8, 2018 5:07:07 AM

My comments are intended to provide a sense of perspective on recent stock market events. I believe that they key factor driving markets at the moment is expectations of interest …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jan 24, 2018 6:53:27 AM

Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed a peaceful and happy Christmas; it’s a time for family and friends to reflect on another year past As ever here at …

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by Alexander Beard, on Nov 1, 2016 6:58:01 AM

Sadly many countries once considered to be safe and conflict free, can now no longer make those claims. As global citizens you may be committed to live and work in …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jul 29, 2016 5:21:42 AM

Hello, Lesley from the Alexander Beard Group here. I am the group’s International Schools and Aid Agencies Director. We are proud supporters and sponsors of both CHSAlliance and InsideNGO who …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jul 29, 2016 5:05:22 AM

According to personal security experts “red24”, last year, 4 out of 5 business travellers went to medium, high or extreme risk destinations, yet just 46% of employees worked for firms …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jun 29, 2016 9:44:34 AM

Britain Takes Back Control. Or Does It? This somewhat, necessarily, lengthy note covers the likely consequences of Britain’ historic decision. It our attempt to give you an overview of how …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jun 27, 2016 5:24:58 AM

Sliding Doors Yesterday we saw a rising pound and markets shored up by polls indicating that Remain was likely to prevail. Then, like the plot in “Sliding Doors”, an alternate …

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by Alexander Beard, on Apr 26, 2016 5:48:20 AM

Good news - the impossible task of predicting the future just got easier! Usually there are many different potential outcomes to events making it hard to say exactly what will …

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by Alexander Beard, on Jan 19, 2016 10:34:16 AM

I will of course begin by wishing all our clients and business partners a happy, healthy and successful 2016. A new year is always a time for reflection as well …

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