Tech & Tonic

Tech & Tonic: High Court burns fund, pension havoc and charity bid

Tech & Tonic: High Court burns fund,  pension havoc and charity bid

Hello, Friday! This week’s cheeky cocktail should be taken with a side of caution about public sector pension chaos and a £2.7m “unauthorised” shopping bill, a dash of glee at how much some of our fave City boys have raised for charity this week, plus more (that’s the cherry on top)!

Tech & Tonic: Advice service hits roadbump, Slack shares and care costs

Tech & Tonic: Advice service hits roadbump, Slack shares and care costs

We’re not going to pretend that Love Island has been offering us a distraction from the impending realities of a Johnson-run number 10, so much so that we’ve discovered that a cast member has ties to AJ Bell, as well as some more suitably serious stuff - get your umbrellas on cocktail sticks out for this week’s measure of Tech & Tonic!

Tech & Tonic: Gender pay gap widens, the contradictions of Sir Philip and Bank Hols blues

Tech & Tonic: Gender pay gap widens, the contradictions of Sir Philip and Bank Hols blues

Before you log off, here’s what you might have missed this week - Sir Philip Green has seemingly gone from rags to riches in one week, MP Nicky Morgan closes in on gender pay gap and the Government are criticised for taking ‘74 years’ to prepare for something, literally! It’s all here for you in this week’s Tech & Tonic!

Tech & Tonic: IFA breakthrough, conspiracies examined and Fenty's fortune

Tech & Tonic: IFA breakthrough, conspiracies examined and Fenty's fortune

We’ve spent the week chanting ‘All hail queen Robin’ and every last one of her $600 million dollars, witnessing a first for UK advice and laughing at Trump-related conspiracies (obvs) - here’s your Tech & Tonic, freshly served!

Tech & Tonic: Blockchain biz, steeled for disaster and a motley 10

Tech & Tonic: Blockchain biz, steeled for disaster and a motley 10

We commemorate a week to remember during this edition of Tech & Tonic - May spawns 10 worse options (if that’s possible) after her farewell, blockchain does it again, why we’re unpalatably lukewarm about British Steel and Trump’s reported clown phobia - it’s all here!

Tech & Tonic: The new talent magnet, a crypto summer and Uber woes

Tech & Tonic: The new talent magnet, a crypto summer and Uber woes

Friday frippery is in fact upon us - we salute the young CEO attracting all the tech bigwigs, dip our fingers into the Marmite that is crypto, then commiserate with Uber, all before getting some vicarious Champagne jollies!

Tech & Tonic: ‘Not so sexy’ investor tip-offs, the £5.4bn tax coup and female founders

Tech & Tonic: ‘Not so sexy’ investor tip-offs, the £5.4bn tax coup and female founders

Yes, it’s nearly the weekend, but before you get distracted by any upcoming pub jaunts; find out how to be a sexually-appealing investor, save a chunk of £5.4bn, learn why girls = more ROI than guys and have a laugh with Danny Wallace! Here’s what you might have missed last week:

Tech & Tonic: ANNA opens up and Guardian Angel closes pre-seed round

Tech & Tonic: ANNA opens up and Guardian Angel closes pre-seed round

Helping you squeeze five days into four and get up-to-speed faster on the latest fintech news, check out this week’s Tech & Tonic. There’s further evidence of the Open Banking revolution and proof Guardian Angels really do exist!

Tech & Tonic: Levelling up with investment and ‘curious’ recruitment

Tech & Tonic: Levelling up with investment and ‘curious’ recruitment

Helping you level up as you head toward the weekend, the latest Tech & Tonic courtseys crowdfunding success and gawks at pensions relief scandals. What more could you want!?

Tech & Tonic: First Direct gets social and the perils of preconceptions

Tech & Tonic: First Direct gets social and the perils of preconceptions

In this week’s tech and tonic, the art of story-telling delivers a powerful punch for financial advisers and First Direct impress with their new approach to payments. Forget the freeze and outside and warm yourself up with a cuddle of comfy news!

Tech & Tonic: Biggest ever robo-adviser fund and investing in Singapore

Tech & Tonic: Biggest ever robo-adviser fund and investing in Singapore

Farewill looks to dominate the death industry and we look at the Dyson domino effect; is Singapore the new tech-destination for UK business? All this and more in this week’s Tech & Tonic!

Tech & Tonic: Tech & Tonic: Snoop Dogg gets smooth and sunshine up north

Tech & Tonic: Tech & Tonic: Snoop Dogg gets smooth and sunshine up north

Snoop Dogg does fintech (yes, we are being entirely serious) and Money Marketing question diversity from financial advice firms. It’s all going off in this week’s Tech & Tonic, out now!

Tech & Tonic: Countingup a bright future for advisers and challenger banks

Tech & Tonic: Countingup a bright future for advisers and challenger banks

Challenger banks continue to leave the big five in the cold while financial advisors look towards a rosy year ahead. This and more in this week’s Tech & Tonic!

Tech & Tonic: A Starling takes flight and what financial planners want for Xmas

Tech & Tonic: A Starling takes flight and what financial planners want for Xmas

Barclays shows it’s taking challenger banks seriously by recruiting Starling’s Megan Caywood, plus what do financial planners want most for Christmas? All this and more in the final Tech & Tonic of the year! 

Tech & Tonic: Revolut-ion in Europe and subjective advice

Tech & Tonic: Revolut-ion in Europe and subjective advice

It’s all about challenger banks in this week’s edition of #techandtonic with Revolut-ion in Europe and Tide breaking 1% of the SME banking market. Neither can help us with today’s bitter weather, sadly…

Tech & Tonic: Monzo rides high on crowdfunding wave and IT fails

Tech & Tonic: Monzo rides high on crowdfunding wave and IT fails

Monzo rides high on the investment wave and financial advisers reveal they’re miffed with MiFID II directive. Sit down and get comfy, it’s this week’s #techandtonic comin’ atcha!

Tech & Tonic: hedging bets with mental health and wrap platform perils

Tech & Tonic: hedging bets with mental health and wrap platform perils

Challenger banks go all in for mental health and the perils of outsourcing wrap platform tech revealed. Go on, get out the rain, put your feet up and check out this week’s #techandtonic

Tech & Tonic: digital bank roosts offline and young advisers chirp

Tech & Tonic: digital bank roosts offline and young advisers chirp

The trend for online courting offline continues with Starling bank and 35 young financial advisors are awarded by New Model Advisor. Crack open your refreshing #techandtonic today and take a SIPP.