Equity income has become coterminous with the UK stock market, such is the prevalence of dividends offered by British companies to investors.
But it has taken something of a back seat in recent years, as values of growth stocks have ballooned, and investors have been able to get returns through capital growth.
But we are now entering a new phase, with high inflation providing a more benign climate for value stocks. Rising interest rates also have implications for bond investors, which means that the corcumstances may be right for equity income.
There are plenty of equity funds offering investors income, but what is the best way to find a fund, and what are the factors investors should consider?
This report is worth about 30 minutes' CPD.