ICG ENTERPRISE TRUST: Private equity is often a force for good, it says

ICG ENTERPRISE: Private equity management does not have a good reputation – but this trust isn’t an asset stripper By Jeff Prestridge, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:53 BST, 6 April 2019 | Updated: 10:45 BST, 9 April 2019 Private equity management does not have a particularly good reputation, given its ruthless pursuit of profits … Read more

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Even under a Labour Government you can still make tasty profits

‘Sell everything and leave the country!’ That was the immediate response from a well-known City stockbroker to the notion of a Corbyn-led government. He is not alone. Millions of investors, large and small, are terrified by the idea of a Labour victory at the next General Election. Their fear is understandable. Labour intends to force … Read more

We’re in the grip of a diabetes epidemic, four people reveal how you can tell if you’re in danger

At crisis levels — that is how some experts describe the increase in the numbers of people being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. New data published last week revealed there were more than 200,000 new cases diagnosed in England and Wales alone in 2017, the equivalent of one diagnosis every three minutes. ‘In an average … Read more

Is your man in a style rut? Give him an upgrade with some new spring essentials

If you’re like us you’ll have been busy putting together your new spring wardrobe for weeks already and with each tiny glimpse of sun, breaking out your new season looks. Even if it’s not quite warm enough yet… Fashion waits for no one am I right? But, without wishing to make sweeping generalisations, it’s likely … Read more

From avoiding a cricked back to swarms of insects to…we reveal a guide to being a healthy gardener

Research has linked being green-fingered to everything from higher vitamin D levels to lower blood pressure. And last month, a study in the journal Neurology listed gardening as one of a handful of activities that could lower the risk of dementia in old age. This is thought to be down to the combination of physical … Read more

Chanel releases new ‘playful’ side-pack that is worn over shoulders and lets a bag rest on each hip

Is this the new IT bag? Chanel releases new ‘playful’ side-pack that’s worn over both shoulders and sees a bag rest on each hip – but it will set you back £5350 Chanel’s new side-pack straps are clipped together in middle with brand’s logo Handbag comes in variety of colours, sizes and a lambskin or … Read more

Stunning photos show Africa’s VERY varied landscapes

From golden safari plains to lush valleys and otherworldly deserts, Africa boasts some of the world’s most varied landscapes as these stunning photographs show. In Egypt, the White Desert is home to a collection of bizarre wind-eroded rock formations, while Ethiopia’s Danakil Depression is one of the hottest, driest and lowest places on the planet.  Other … Read more

Millionaire looking for a ‘personal assistant’ has had 40,000 applications

An Australian millionaire who is searching for a ‘personal assistant’ to travel the world with him as he grows his online businesses has received a staggering 40,000 job applications. Matthew Lepre, who makes $120,000 a month from four successful e-commerce stores, wants to hire someone to oversee his companies while enjoying luxurious travel arrangements for … Read more