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Lee Corr, senior solicitor at Thorntons, is reminding new business owners to ensure they have completed all their due diligence and remain respectful of their neighbours in order for their businesses to thrive. Many people have embraced opportunity and pursued monetising their hobbies by launching n

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With June marking the start of the European Championships, Ben Ritchie, head of European equities at Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), discusses why investing in Europe remains an attractive proposition, opportunities available and the outlook for the rest of 2021. Asset management – like f

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Ian Marshall, head of tech strategy at Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB), details why Scotland's tech sector is leading the way to stability. LinkedIn and newspaper business pages are awash with articles claiming to wisely summarise the learnings from the last 12 months, so I’m not going to

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Luke Hickmore, investment director fixed income at Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), discusses the likely trajectory for inflation and interest rates in the coming months and the inevitable effect on credit markets. In the first five months of the year, inflation has become a growing concern for

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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 imposed a temporary halt on the use of statutory demands and winding up petitions where the tenant is unable to pay its bills because of coronavirus. As a result two uniquely Scottish remedies available to landlord creditors have come into the spotlig

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Anjli Shah, co-manager of the $50m Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) Global Mid-Cap Fund, discusses opportunities within the global mid-cap sector and why it remains an interesting investment proposition. Measured by the MSCI World Index, mid-caps have outperformed their larger peers by around 10%

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Louise Laing, senior associate at Brodies, details the intricacies of a pre-pack administration. Pre-pack is the term used to describe an arrangement whereby the sale of all or part of a company’s business and/or assets is negotiated and agreed before an insolvency practitioner (IP) is appoint

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Paul Reilly, director in the Glasgow office of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, says the residential property market in the West End of Glasgow is losing none of its allure, with quick sales and rising prices. The west end of Glasgow is, in normal times, variously described as busy, buzzing, vibrant and

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Shirley McIntosh, RSM's head of tax in Scotland, discusses whether Scotland can afford the financials of independence. The Scottish people have elected their new Parliament and pro-independence parties have increased their majority. The independence debate often runs on emotion, but cool heads will

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