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Many would acknowledge that Scots law in relation to security over moveables has been behind the curve for some considerable time and that businesses based in or conducting business in Scotland have been disadvantaged as a result, writes Euan Cluness. The legal profession and Scottish businesse

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As Scotland's councils are increasingly faced with tough budget decisions, the role of the chief financial officer (CFO) is critical in ensuring financial sustainability and stability in local government, writes Jo Armstrong – chair of Audit Scotland's Accounts Commission. Our Spring budget br

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The Scottish government is seeking to address some of the overly restrictive aspects of the short-term let licensing rules, but the measures may not be enough to tackle “unnecessary” regulation and financial burdens faced by the Scottish tourism industry, writes Kirsty Gallacher. In

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Earlier this week, Buckinghamshire-based businessman Aasim Johar was jailed for seven years for his role in a £3.3 million cleaning products fraud at the University of Edinburgh which ran from 2005 until 2015. Johar had been acting together with Geoff Turnbull who, at the time of the offence,

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Employment law specialist Alison Woods takes a look at the differences in employment law reform proposals among the main UK parties, and discusses what both employees and employers should expect. As the July general election approaches, we are seeing key differences between the main Westminster part

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The accountancy profession faces a pivotal moment amidst rapid global change, writes ICAS chief executive Bruce Cartwright CA, discussing the future of the profession as the role of accountants evolves with the needs of society and stakeholders. At a time when the world is evolving faster

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