Natalie Kenway: It has been a blast

A fond farewell

Natalie Kenway
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"Have you been writing about Woodward?", a relative asked me at a family gathering last week.

They, of course, meant Neil Woodford and went on to describe their take as someone who I am sure would not mind being described as an amateur investor. "The fund manager who has gone to pot and won't let investors access their money," they said, while also noting they held investments in Hargreaves Lansdown and acknowledging the platform had also been involved in some very negative headlines. The national tabloids' coverage of the Woodford fallout has been scathing. Titles have moved from calling the fund manager a "guru" or "star" to a "philanderer" and "fat cat fund boss", with stra...

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