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Creating Shared Value in South Africa

Creating Shared Value in South Africa Written by Tim Hughes, Director of Corporate Affairs Warwick Capitalism is the worst form of economy, except for all the others. This may have been how Sir Winston Churchill would have captured the myriad challenges facing most social market economies, including that of South Africa. The dilemma we face […]

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Is robo-advice the future?

Is robo-advice the future? By Marc Wiese, General Manager of Warwick Corporate Services The rise of financial technology (Fintech) throughout the financial services industry has promulgated many new and exciting opportunities, one of them being robo-advice. Robo-advice is a type of financial advice that is provided to the investment and wealth management industry via an […]

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Responsible Business Is Good Business

Responsible Business Is Good Business By Tim Hughes, Non-Executive Director, Warwick There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free […]

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African elephants helped this businessman settle in SA!

CAPE TOWN – In the late 1980s, Africa had lost half its elephant populations due to the onslaught of poaching. You couldn’t help but be affected. So Ian Kilbride, who admits to being “hung up” about ellies, and a few like-minded friends decided in 1989 to drive from London to Cape Town to see for themselves what […]

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Whither or wither South Africa?

Whither or wither South Africa? By Tim Hughes, Non-executive Director, Warwick Wealth Former Finance Minister Derek Keys told me in 1994 that the best thing he ever did was to arrange for the then ANC economic policy unit to travel to foreign capitals, particularly of communist countries, to better understand how modern economies are run […]

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It’s the politics stupid

It’s the politics stupid! Written, by Tim Hughes, Non-Executive Director Warwick Wealth We all remember the famous phrase, “It’s the economy stupid!” which largely explained Hillary Clinton’s husband’s 1992 Presidential election victory. In South Africa the relationship is reversed. For us, it’s the politics stupid! The South African economy and financial markets in particular are extraordinarily […]

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Warwick expands JHB office to accommodate IFAs

Warwick Wealth opened new offices in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg a few months ago and we have already had to increase the size of these premises to accommodate the growing number of Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs) who are choosing to align with Warwick Wealth. The reason for this expansion is to house our unique concept – […]

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Bloomberg, blondes and free lunch!

Born in Warrington Lancashire England, a good working class town of steel wire and chemicals, we were taught basically that the more you want something, the less likely you are to get it. Hence, you never wrote a letter and sent it up the chimney to Father Christmas, well certainly not with anything on it […]

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Warwick Wealth sponsors Everton Football Club

As a proud supporter of both education and sport, Warwick Wealth is honoured to be Everton Football Club’s official cup sponsor. This partnership was formed earlier this year and will continue throughout the 2014/15 season. The sponsorship covers both domestic cup competitions during the 2014/15 season and Warwick Wealth will be advertising around the perimeter […]

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Advertising is about selling yourself, not your competitors

I am busy finalising a new marketing campaign on behalf of Warwick Limited, it is not a revolution of their market positioning but rather, as Mercedes may say, “an evolution” of an existing theme. The problem is, as it has always been in marketing, that of uniqueness. What does an international investment institution do and say, […]

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