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Christine Convy, specialist restructuring and insolvency practitioner at Dunedin Advisory, discusses options for companies who are questioning their viability. With the ending of government covid support measures and govt backed loan schemes now having to be repaid, it’s no surprise that compa

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Michael Reid, managing partner, Meston Reid & Co, offers advice on how to manage personal debt. Personal financial difficulties can sometimes arise quickly and without warning. Sometimes it’s down to matters outwith the control of the individual: redundancy, perhaps, or a relationship brea

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Tom Dorner and Stuart Brown, managers of the ASI Europe ex UK Income Equity fund, which is run by abrdn, discuss how European equity income can offer help in an uncertain global market. 2021 was great for equity investors. The strong economic recovery from Covid-19 supported significant positive ear

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Duncan Cockburn, chief executive of One Banks Hub, discusses how the bank is trying to bridge the growing digital divide in Scotland. There used to be three banks on the high street of Kilwinning, a small town in Ayrshire. However, three years ago the last branch, the Royal Bank of Scotland, closed,

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The gambling industry awaits the outcome of an imminent white paper which is sure to deal operators a fresh deck of cards which may not all be to their liking, writes Audrey Ferrie, legal director and licensing specialist at Pinsent Masons. The existing Gambling Act 2005 came into force in 2007

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Michael Reid, managing partner at Meston Reid & Co, looks at the current trends in insolvencies in Scotland. I recall the harbingers of doom and their forecasts that 2021 would bring large-scale corporate and personal insolvencies.

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Ross Stupart, tax partner at RSM UK, discusses the potential impacts of the Scottish Framework. The Scottish Government wants to create a sustainable fiscal environment in Scotland that embodies fairness and equality. The recent Scottish Framework for Tax sets out a plan to achieve this; but is it p

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Donald Yellowley, partner in DM Hall’s country department based in the Bridge of Allan, Stirling, highlights the possible rewards for farmers looking to sell land. While demand for all manner of land in Scotland has rarely been more urgent, the farm sales market remains stubbornly quiet, and s

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Iain Drummond, a partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn, considers a recent case that provides lessons for the construction sector concerning the enforcement of adjudicators’ decisions by companies in liquidation. The recent case of John Doyle Construction (JDC) v Erith Contractors Limited provide

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Susan Love, strategic engagement lead at ACCA Scotland, writes on the need to support SMEs ahead of this week's Scottish budget announcement. Scotland’s small businesses and those that will consider Scotland as their destination need the right support to navigate the challenges and opportuniti

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