Ceris Hymas, Author at Partridge Muir & Warren Ltd (PMW)

Ceris Hymas

15th September 2020
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Are You Financially Fit?

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at PMW, considers the importance of health and wealth and how you can ensure your finances are in the best shape possible.  There is nothing like a global pandemic to make us take stock of the things that are important to us and, for many […]
9th September 2020
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Where There’s a Will There’s a Way

This article shines a light on the importance of having a will and keeping it up to date in a ‘socially-distanced’ world. We have experienced a significant increase in requests for wills to be reviewed and redrafted as now more than ever, people seek the peace of mind in knowing […]
8th September 2020
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Humming Along

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at PMW, interviews Ramón, the owner of Hummings Bar in Esher, to find out how he saved his newly acquired business from an unexpected lockdown.  I don’t think any of us could have predicted or imagined being sat in a café surrounded by signs telling […]
7th July 2020
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Virtual Escape Rooms

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at Partridge Muir & Warren, continues her series of articles aimed at providing inspiration whilst in isolation. In this article she looks at the fad of virtual escape rooms that has emerged as a result of the lockdown. Virtual Escape rooms are a new fad […]
30th June 2020
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Virtual Theatre: Cirque du Soleil

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at Partridge Muir & Warren, continues her series of articles aimed at providing inspiration whilst in isolation. In this article she looks at the productions available through Cirque du Soleil YouTube Channel.  If the weird and the wonderful is something that interests you then these […]
30th June 2020
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Virtual Theatre: Digital Theatre Productions

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at Partridge Muir & Warren, continues her series of articles aimed at providing inspiration whilst in isolation. In this article she looks at the productions available through Digital Theatre.  This website requires either a monthly subscription (£9.99) or a one off payment (£7.99) per production, […]
30th June 2020
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Virtual Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at Partridge Muir & Warren, continues her series of articles aimed at providing inspiration whilst in isolation. In this article she reviews her virtual experience of The National Theatres adaptation of Shakespeare’s, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  I must profess to being somewhat of a Shakespeare […]
26th June 2020
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Would You Like Cream With That?

To coincide with National Cream Tea Day today, Head of Marketing, Ceris Hymas, provides a selection of scone recipes to keep you busy in isolation.   Whether you are cream first and jam second or jam first and cream second, or perhaps you just like a savoury scone, there is […]
19th June 2020
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Poor Relation

Simon Lewis, CEO of Partridge Muir & Warren, explains why the UK stock market is an international laggard.  Investors who have followed a UK-centric approach to investment have been served poorly so far this year. Financial markets are global in nature and the performance of the UK stock market has much […]
16th June 2020
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Virtual Globetrotting: The Statue of Liberty

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at Partridge Muir & Warren, continues her series of articles aimed at providing inspiration whilst in isolation. In this article she reviews her virtual experience of The Statue of Liberty. If you have an interest in engineering, then this tour is certainly for you. It […]
15th June 2020
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Virtual Globetrotting: Anne Frank Secret Annexe

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at Partridge Muir & Warren, continues her series of articles aimed at providing inspiration whilst in isolation. In this article she reviews her virtual experience of Anne Frank’s Secret Annexe. This experience is simply brilliant and, in my opinion, the best virtual experience so far. […]
15th June 2020
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Virtual Globetrotting: Machu Picchu

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at Partridge Muir & Warren, continues her series of articles aimed at providing inspiration whilst in isolation. In this article she reviews her virtual experience of Machu Picchu.   If stunning views are more your thing, then a virtual tour of the Inca ruins of Machu […]
11th June 2020
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Virtual Globetrotting: The Vatican

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at Partridge Muir & Warren, continues her series of articles aimed at providing inspiration whilst in isolation. In this article she reviews her virtual experience of the Vatican.  Home to the Pope, the Vatican offers a trove of historical artwork, sculptures and architecture. You don’t […]
10th June 2020
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Virtual Globetrotting: The Great Barrier Reef

Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing at Partridge Muir & Warren, provides her first in a series of articles aimed at providing inspiration whilst in isolation. In this article she reviews her virtual experience of the Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough.  Firstly, I have to admit to being a bit […]
12th March 2020
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The Budget 2020

If ever we needed a competent and reassuring performance from a UK Chancellor, it was yesterday and to his credit, Rishi Sunak delivered. In practical terms, this was two budgets in one – the first a series of measures to ease the escalating economic squeeze resulting from the coronavirus (Covid-19) […]
16th September 2019
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SLFD Awards 2019

We were delighted to support the Surrey Life Food and Drink Awards 2019 as headline sponsor for the fourth consecutive year. The awards ceremony took place at G-Live in Guildford and showcased some of Surrey’s most talented individuals and teams from the food and drink industry. Simon Lewis was delighted […]
17th June 2019
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PMW Celebrates 50 Years

<p>2019 marked half a century of providing financial advice to our clients and it would be remiss of us to let it go by unnoticed. In the 50 years that the company has been in business, the world has changed dramatically.</p> <p>Partridge Muir & Warren was established in 1969, the […]
24th May 2019
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Financial Market Commentary May 2019

Simon Lewis, CEO of Partridge Muir & Warren, considers the likely impact of monetary policy, protectionism and populist politics on inflation and explains why it is important to consider these influences when structuring investment portfolios. Watch the video to find out more.
22nd May 2019
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The Inheritance Tax Bite

Simon Lewis, CEO at Partridge Muir & Warren, provides an overview on a tax that to many is becoming one they would prefer to nullify as much as possible. One thing I have noticed over recent years is that a lot more people are becoming concerned about the impact of […]
19th March 2019
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An Award Winning Team

The team at PMW were extremely proud to be awarded Wealth Manager of the Year: Southern Region at the City of London Wealth Management Awards 2019. Ceris Hymas, Head of Marketing, considers what it means to be part of a winning team.  As the PMW team entered the remarkable Guildhall, […]
28th February 2019
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Financial Market Commentary February 2019

Simon Lewis talks about the the recent recovery in investor sentiment, provides an insight into PMW’s approach to asset allocation and reveals some of the investment themes currently under consideration. Watch the video to find out more or download the transcript here.
1st February 2019
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Financial Market Commentary January 2019

Simon Lewis talks about the main factors currently influencing the behaviour of financial markets and concludes that despite the prevailing doom and gloom, the future outlook is brighter than you might think. Watch the video to find out more or download the transcript here.
24th January 2019
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Outlook for 2019 – A Melting Pot of Negativity

Simon Lewis, CEO at Partridge Muir & Warren, looks at the causes behind the volatility in financial markets at the end of 2018 and considers what’s in store for 2019.  2018 was the worst year for investors since 2008. The year started badly when investor sentiment deteriorated as a consequence […]
20th December 2018
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Financial Market Commentary December 2018

Following another increase in US interest rates this week, financial markets continue to be volatile. CEO, Simon Lewis, considers the cause of this volatility and explains why PMW clients should leave the worrying to us; whilst also wishing them all a Merry Christmas. Watch the video to find our more […]
29th November 2018
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A Rollercoaster Ride

Simon Lewis, CEO at Partridge Muir & Warren, explains the reasons behind ‘Red October’ and why far more significant matters than Brexit are currently occupying the attention of global financial markets. 2018 has provided a rollercoaster ride for investors and following what pundits have now labelled ‘Red October’, the dips […]
29th November 2018
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Has the Bitcoin ‘Bubble’ Burst?

Following a volatile year for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, Ceris Hymas reflects on the advice given by CEO Simon Lewis in his article ‘Bitcoin – Fairy Tales Don’t Always Have a Happy Ending’ and explains why she believes the Bitcoin ‘Bubble’ may have finally burst. You may recall that in […]
30th October 2018
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The Budget 2018

Delivered on Monday 29 October 2018, between key meetings in the Brexit negotiations and amidst turbulent times in Westminster, you could be forgiven for losing track of the 2018 Budget. Despite the disruption, the Chancellor’s statement brought more focus to the pledged ‘end to austerity’, along with details of an […]
28th June 2018
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A Recipe for Success

Simon Lewis, CEO of PMW, was delighted to be part of the Young Enterprise business competition once again this year. The South East has more business start-ups than anywhere else in the UK and the Young Enterprise South East Regional Final certainly showcased our region’s entrepreneurialism. The final, held at Guildford […]
31st January 2018
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Are you feeling inflated or deflated?

Remember a few years back when we were all worried about deflation, or stagnation as some coined it? How economists were banging on about deflation would be the ruin of us all and that it was a sure sign of a stagnating economy and that inflation was now good, and […]
11th January 2018
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The Banking Revolution is Upon us

You may not realise it, but a banking revolution is about to start in the form of Open Banking. And it will affect you, eventually. It would be fair to say that the majority of people don’t realise that come Saturday 13 January, the concept of Open Banking is upon […]
23rd November 2017
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The Budget Autumn 2017

Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Budget to Parliament on 22 November 2017. In the circumstances, his Budget was both politically adept and correctly balanced to deal with the deteriorating economic position forecast by the Office for Budget Responsibility. He demonstrated the intent of Government to win back support from […]
10th June 2017
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The Budget March 2017

Philip Hammond delivered his first (and last) Spring Budget to Parliament on 8 March 2017 and demonstrated that he is a Chancellor capable of restraint. In addition to resisting the temptation to spend the windfall provided by the Office for Budget Responsibility’s higher forecast for economic growth, he reduced the […]
21st March 2017
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The Budget March 2017

Philip Hammond delivered his first (and last) Spring Budget to Parliament on 8 March 2017 and demonstrated that he is a Chancellor capable of restraint. In addition to resisting the temptation to spend the windfall provided by the Office for Budget Responsibility’s higher forecast for economic growth, he reduced the […]
9th July 2015
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The Budget July 2015

George Osborne introduced the first wholly Conservative Budget to parliament on Wednesday 8 July. He announced that the UK economy was “fundamentally stronger than it was five years ago”, with a strong rise in living standards. Mr Osborne told MPs his Budget set out “a plan for Britain for the next five years […]
11th December 2012
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Banker Bashing is Bonkers

There is no doubt that our banks behaved badly. Investment banks manipulated financial markets and retail banks provided loans that could not be repaid and peddled products that were not fit for purpose. In essence, there was a culture of greed and short term-ism which ultimately led to dishonesty if […]

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