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Be Sure of Your Numbers…

It has been said that one of the first lessons in leadership is ‘to make sure your numbers add up’. The irony of this is not likely to be lost on Theresa May who, just as her predecessor David Cameron did with the referendum on...

CDC Wealth Management … Welcomes two new team members

Our continued expansion means CDC has once again been on the acquisition trail, with two additions to the team. Neil Briggs has joined us as an Adviser. He is well known to CDC and joins us bringing 20 years’ of experience in providing top quality...

CDC Wealth Management … Big in the City!

We are delighted to announce one of the most significant and exciting developments in our recent history – the opening of a London office. From 31st March CDC will be opening a ‘flagship’ office at No1 Cornhill, London. Cornhill is regarded as the nucleus of...

The Epitome of Style Over Substance

The final Spring Budget was always expected to be a low-key affair and so it proved, with Chancellor Philip Hammond delivering a polished performance, but one which lacked anything of real magnitude. Whilst the pre-budget forecasters pontificated that most of the weightier issues wouldn’t be...

CDC sponsor young snooker star

We are excited to announce that CDC have entered into a sponsorship arrangement with snooker player John Astley. John Astley is a local young snooker talent who turned pro in 2013. He earned the Rookie of the Year award after some impressive performances during his debut...

Autumn Statement 2016

Wednesday saw Phillip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement and the first major pronouncement of the state of the nation’s finances since Brexit. Last weekend the New Chancellor said his plan will not include a big new spending push due to the high levels of public debt...

All Trump but very little Fanfare

2016 will undoubtedly be remembered for being a year of surprises, and perhaps none more so than Donald Trump’s march to the White House. Once again, as witnessed with the General Election in the UK and the Brexit vote, the most striking feature is perhaps how...

An Interesting Decade

Robert Louis Stevenson once said “don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” It is hard to believe that the seeds of CDC were planted back in Autumn 2006 and as we have now reached our tenth anniversary,...

Property Fund Update

Despite the positivity displayed by recent FTSE 100 movements, the repercussions of the Brexit vote gathered speed this week as Standard Life Investments announced a suspension of their UK Real Estate Fund.  This move was quickly followed by a slew of others including Aviva, Columbia...

Be careful what you wish for…..

The UK population has spoken and once again confounded both bookmakers and pollsters with a vote to leave the EU. The initial reaction was of course negative, with Sterling reaching lows against the US Dollar not seen since 1985, whilst the FTSE 100 was initially off...