Blogs



Simon Capaldi: COVID-19 will accelerate the evolution of office-based working

Simon Capaldi, office agency partner at Knight Frank, discusses how the coronavirus pandemic will accelerate changes to office-based working.

Published 30 June 2020

Charlotte Edwards: IR35 Reform – full steam ahead for April 2021

Charlotte Edwards, global employment taxes senior manager and head of IR35 at Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB), discusses the needs for films to plan for the IR35 changes coming into place in 2021. 

Published 25 June 2020

Martyn Paterson: ESG investing

Martyn Paterson, financial planner at AAB Wealth, discusses the intricacies of ESG investing.

Published 25 June 2020

Dawn Reoch: Business debt in the aftermath of the pandemic

Dawn Reoch, partner at Burness Paull, discusses business debt in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 23 June 2020

David Beveridge: Always be closing? Completing corporate deals during COVID-19

David Beveridge, managing director at Macdonald Henderson, discusses how corporate deals are being completed during COVID-19.

Published 17 June 2020

Jack Boyle: Another change to the job retention scheme

Jack Boyle, director and specialist in employment law at Blackadders, details the latest changes to the UK Government's Job Retention Scheme.

Published 17 June 2020

Allie McGowan: The impact of COVID-19 on UK FinTech sector

The UK is a world-leading FinTech centre, with London often being labelled the global FinTech capital. From a Scottish perspective, over the past couple of years both Edinburgh and Glasgow have been establishing themselves as FinTech powerhouses. Allie McGowan looks below at some of the ways that COVID-19 is already impacting the UK FinTech sector.

Published 16 June 2020

Andrew Hill: Why it’s more important than ever for landlords and tenants to collaborate

Andrew Hill, lease advisory partner at Knight Frank's Edinburgh office, details the importance of collaboration between landlords and tenants during the coronavirus crisis.

Published 16 June 2020

Shona Fraser: Farmers and consumers need post-Brexit protection

Shona Fraser, partner and agricultural business specialist at accountants Chiene + Tait, discusses the importance of the UK Agriculture Bill.

Published 15 June 2020

Matthew Currie: Moratoriums under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020

Matthew Currie, dispute resolution associate at Scottish law firm Jones Whyte, breaks down and reviews the moratoriums under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020, the latest new piece of legislation to come about as a result of the Coronavirus crisis.

Published 11 June 2020

Blair Nimmo: Scotland’s businesses facing uncertainty and liquidity issues

Blair Nimmo, head of restructuring at KPMG UK, details the ways in which Scottish businesses are facing uncertainty and liquidity issues in the current financial climate.

Published 3 June 2020

Kris Keane: Emerging from lockdown stronger - four principles for businesses to adopt today

Kris Keane, director at big-four audit firm Deloitte, details how firms can emerge from lockdown stronger than when they entered it.

Published 3 June 2020

Neil Mitchinson: Now is not the time for panic selling

Neil Mitchinson, director of Edinburgh Asset Finance, details why now is not the time for panic selling and ures that firm's let assets take some of the financial strain during the COVID-19 crisis.

Published 3 June 2020

Nicola Ross: What the Corporate Insolvency and Governance bill means for businesses

Nicola Ross explains the details of new legislation aimed at helping ailing businesses. 

Published 2 June 2020

Yael Selfin: We need to think again about the future of our cities

Yael Selfin, KPMG UK's chief economist, highlights how the UK needs to rethink the future of its cities in light of the current coronavirus pandemic. 

Published 1 June 2020