Buying great companies at bargain prices can be a good strategy for investors trying to outperform, according to famous money manager Joel Greenblatt. Shares applies his methodology to the UK market and highlights four stocks which tick all the right boxes.

Also this week: UK dividends reach record highs, how deep value fund managers try to buy £1 of assets for 50p, Whitbread unveils its new hotel plan, and discover why banks are back in the spotlight.

Learn why pricing power is so important, read Shares’ sector report on recruiters, and find out why a US-focused small cap investment trust may appeal in the current climate.