James Lloyd, partner at Harper Macleod, explains how the requirement for homeowners to remortgage or sell their property at the end of a trust deed to realise the capital is catching people out
Published 23 April 2019
Eleanor Mannion and Laurie Anderson look back on the last 20 years of the minimum wage.
Published 16 April 2019
By Alasdair Steele, head of Scotland Commercial at Knight Frank
Published 12 April 2019
Tom Stocker contrasts English DPAs and the Scottish civil settlement regime in the context of a parliamentary inquiry into bribery legislation, at which he himself gave evidence.
Published 22 March 2019
Blog: Law Firm Survey: Taking stock of the past five years – and building resilience for the next five
By Leon Hutchinson, senior manager at PwC
Published 15 March 2019
Neil Mitchinson, director of Edinburgh Asset Finance, says his firm has identified a gap within a saturated market
Published 13 March 2019
Chris Sanger, EY’s head of tax policy, provides his predictions in advance of the Chancellor's Spring Statement tomorrow
Published 12 March 2019
By Jackie Waring, founder & CEO of Investing Women
Published 8 March 2019
A year on from the introduction of MiFID II, it appears that the burden of complying with the regulation is putting pressure on small broking firms, writes Emma MacArthur, Assistant Manager at accountants Scott Moncrieff Re
Published 1 February 2019
With a significant portion of attention focused on the potential problems which UK companies will face in the event of a hard-Brexit, it is important to note that these changes are not just a British problem, writes Jeremy Glen, Partner at BTO Solicitors.
Published 31 January 2019
Suzy Thomson, investment manager at Brewin Dolphin in Dundee, suggests five things lawyers should consider in managing trusts.
Published 18 January 2019
Growth or value? That has been the question on many investors’ minds as markets took a turbulent turn through the autumn months. They represent the two main schools of thought when it comes to investing and investors often try to lump stocks into one or other of the two categories. Of course, it’s not so clearcut as Box A for fast-growing glamour stocks and Box B for dowdy, old cheap shares – the lines are often blurred. Both have their draws, writes Alasdair McKinnon, manager at The Scottish Investment Trust.
Published 8 January 2019
With Brexit producing a year of twists and turns, the only certainty about 2019 is that the outlook for businesses across Scotland remains uncertain, according to independent Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers Johnston Carmichael
Published 3 January 2019
In the Federation of Small Businesses in Scotland’s seasonal message, the small business campaign group’s Scotland policy chair, Andrew McRae, urges MPs to be ready for business in 2019
Published 3 January 2019
As 2018 draws to an end and the New Year approaches, William Wallace, VAT Manager at French Duncan, considers what is happening in the ever-changing world of VAT
Published 21 December 2018