Bruce Davis

Bruce Davis is co-founder and joint managing director of Abundance Generation. He was also a co-founder of Zopa and writes regularly on finance and energy policy. Abundance NRG Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Posts from Bruce Davis

News , Small Caps

Cynical versus ethical investing

Although received wisdom suggests that people are naturally cynical investors, shelving any ethical concerns in a lust for profit, this is largely a myth. It is also a myth that

Alternative Investments , Analysis

Put your money where your values are

The first, reported by Business Green, involved an investor meeting with the Apple CEO, Tim Cook. The second involves a lot of politicians wearing wellies. A number of high profile

Analysis , Small Caps

A nicer ISA?

Making ISAs easier to understand and simpler to switch between cash and shares makes a lot of sense, as does raising the ISA limit, as for younger savers and investors

Analysis

Are you a rational or social investor?

So said the chief executive of the biggest spender on market research in the world, Procter and Gamble; a company whose very existence depends on understanding how we tick. As

Alternative Investments , Analysis

FCA risks oversimplifying crowdfunding badly

Sadly though, the Financial Conduct Authority’s initial proposals out today have taken a one size fits all approach to regulation of a sector which is made up of a range

Alternative Investments , Analysis

Prince Charles was right – it’s time to change

Prince Charles is understandably moving his gaze away from greening the present to wondering about his grandson’s future. He has thrown down a direct challenge to the investment industry to

Analysis

Is switching reform a question of hope or outrage?

As someone who is on record encouraging people to move their money somewhere better and to take responsibility for how their money is invested, I should see this as a

Alternative Investments , News

Viewpoint: Diversity matters for democratic finance

Don’t believe it when you are told the world of finance is necessarily slow to change and adapt. The past ten years have seen a revolution in the choice available