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Michael Reid, managing partner at Meston Reid & Co, gives his take on how changes to insolvency law could come into play for one key industry sector – the fishing industry. Whether it is the continuing impact of COVID-19 or the more recently reported effects of Brexit, media comments proli

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Ben Ritchie, head of European equities at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses the growing investment opportunities available in Europe and provides an outlook for 2021. For many years the narrative on Europe as an investment region has been a tale of caution. The perception of the continent bei

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Kristy Fong, investment director of Aberdeen New India Investment Trust, the £360 million investment trust managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), discusses the investment potential of the Indian economy. Not new to crises, India has shown resilience in such challenging times. Its econ

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Michael Reid, managing partner Meston Reid & Co, discusses the next steps a personal services company (PSC) can take in relation to the introduction of the IR35 rule. For many years in the North East of Scotland, the personal service company (PSC), otherwise referred to as a one-man company, has

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Rodney White suggests that Westminster and Holyrood should "step up to the plate" and fund infrastructure specifically for housebuilding projects. "Build back infrastructure" is not as snappy or alliterative as the build-back-better mantra favoured by politicians who believe that post-Covid-19 there

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Roger Mayor, director, Advisory Corporate Finance at Deloitte, discusses the key trends driving spring optimism within the Scottish M&A market. At the start of 2020, M&A activity looked like it would continue to meet the high levels achieved in 2019. However, the COVID-19 pandemic led to an

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Stuart MacPherson, senior business services manager at Aberdeen-based chartered accountancy firm Meston Reid & Co, gives advice on VAT changes in the construction industry. A change to VAT collection arrangements is finally heading the way of the UK construction industry.

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Harry Nimmo, investment leader, smaller companies at Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), discusses why active investing outperforms passive. There are 172 actively managed funds with a track record over a 10 year period with combined assets under management (AUM) of around £156 billion. 73 (4

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