Christmas greetings from all at Johnston Campbell.

From everyone at Johnston Campbell we hope you have a fantastic Christmas and a great New Year. Thank you to all our clients for your support throughout 2019 and we look forward to being your first choice for financial advice during 2020.

iCare at Christmas

Johnston Campbell is supporting Homecare Independent Living and the ‘iCare at Christmas’ Campaign. The iCare campaign aims to provide gifts to disadvantaged or vulnerable children, teenagers and adults. When we met with iCare committee member Joanne Murray she said ‘Recent research highlights that 32% of those who presented as homeless are families meaning that there … Continued

Changes to reviews at Johnston Campbell

2020 will bring a welcomed change in the way in which you receive your annual review document. Behind the scenes, we have been working on a new way to deliver your review documents. From the new year, we will be providing your review in an electronic format, both on-screen and securely stored via a private … Continued

Can you time the market?

    Is now the right time to invest? Should I move to cash with all the bad news out there? Should I really be looking at equities now? What about moving it all to the bank?     If you’ve ever chatted about investments with one of our advisers, I’m sure one or more … Continued

Help for the Welcome Organisation

Over the past number of years we have been involved with The Welcome Organisation in Belfast, and the important work that they do towards easing the suffering of local homeless people. Recently, on social media, they have been appealing for help with shortages they have in providing the basic necessities for daily living. Our team … Continued

Scheduled Maintenance

Due to some essential maintenance and an upgrade to our email server, we will have no access to emails from 5 pm on Friday 1st November to 8 am Monday 4th November. If you are in touch during this weekend and require a response we will be back in touch when we are back up … Continued

Going Green with reusable bottles

What a fantastic idea from our social responsibility committee. We’ve given up using disposable plastic cups and replaced them with our own reusable metal bottles which hopefully will be kinder to the environment. You might notice the logo which will be appearing more and more on our media. As a team, we’ve been working on … Continued

How safe are Government Bonds?

It is widely held that government bonds are a safe investment – after all, you get your money back at the end of the term plus interest, fact. This is certainly true in the actual pounds and pence you will receive, but what is the real return, relative to the latest UK inflation figure of … Continued

Support for SANDS

Our team was delighted to be able to present a cheque to Steven Guy of Sands Northern Ireland today. Pictured are Beverly Reid and Ray Hall from Johnston Campbell and Steven (centre) from Sands. As you may be aware we have a social responsibility committee at Johnston Campbell that can offer support to those organisations … Continued

Let’s Look At The FTSE 100

Most people probably believe that the FTSE 100 is a reflection of how well the UK economy is doing, but in fact, FTSE 100 performance is driven by just a few parts of the global economy, as opposed to being diversified across multiple sectors and companies. Also, the larger the company in the FTSE 100 … Continued