There is a well-established formula to find the best companies on the stock market called return on capital employed. Shares explains how it works and provides examples of relevant stocks including a FTSE 100 leisure giant and a FTSE 250 chemicals expert.

Do you have a fluctuating income? If so, Shares discusses the best ways in which to approach investing and the key issues to consider.

Also this week; discover why two infrastructure and property companies heading for the UK stock market have different propositions than their peers. Shares also debates the UK banks’ latest stress tests and discusses the risks to Centrica’s dividend following its profit warning.