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Angelique Bret, partner and specialist in consumer law at Pinsent Masons, discusses the implications for businesses who break UK consumer protection law. Businesses that breach UK consumer protection laws will be subject to fines of up to 10 per cent of their annual global turnover under proposed ch

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Angela Paterson, insolvency practitioner, at Dunedin Advisory, discusses the role of an Insolvency Practitioner. An IP is an individual who is licenced by a regulatory body to accept formal insolvency appointments and offer debt and restructuring advice. IPs work with both businesses and individuals

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Michael Reid, managing partner of Meston Reid & Co, discusses the issues surrounding fraud. It is often said that desperate times lead to desperate measures and in times of financial hardship, there always seem to be plenty people who will take advantage of a situation to the detriment of others

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Stuart Gray, senior director of investments at Willis Towers Watson and manager of Dundee-based Alliance Trust, discusses the risks of diworsification. Most investors are familiar with the term diversification – avoiding risk in an investment portfolio by ensuring a spread of assets. Diworsifi

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Several recent well-documented cases of ransomware – malicious software used by criminals to encrypt information until a ransom is paid – highlight a growing danger to both private and public sector organisations, writes James McGachie, legal director at DLA Piper. Research by

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William Cullen, senior manager of specialist firm Dunedin Advisory, discusses the options available for Scottish residents who are struggling financially. With the increasing cost of living - many facing hiked up utility bills running into hundreds of pounds per month and increases in many other ess

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Andrew McNamara, head of business services & outsourcing for Scotland at BDO LLP, discusses the impact of short-termism on Scottish firms. Scotland has a rich business history. It’s a country ripe with entrepreneurial talent, ambition and drive, and every day I see first-hand the exciting

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