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Susan Nightingale gives businesses advice on how to build resilience when dealing with external challenges. During challenging times, access to insight and expertise is more important than ever for small businesses facing external pressures. The British Business Bank recently launched two new guides

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Looking forward to next week's budget announcement, Vishal Chopra writes on what to expect from the Spring Statement in the current economic climate. With snow forecast to fall across the central belt this week, spring isn’t quite in the air. Indeed, the months since the Autumn Statement have

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Chris Skidmore MP discusses the implications of the Energy Charter Treaty and why the UK should leave it to make progress towards its net zero goals and energy policy. In the Net Zero Review, published earlier this year, I called for the UK to respond to increasing global competition on net zero wit

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As we mark International Womens day, Carol Flockhart discusses how more women can be supported to succeed as both entrepreneurs and business leaders. It’s International Women’s Day today. This global event celebrates women’s achievements and highlights some of the core challenges f

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Jeremy Glen and Erin Findlay take a look at the state of the UK fintech sector and discuss its future potential. The UK fintech sector is the largest in Europe, second only to the United States globally. As the UK Government aims to strike a balance between innovation and the maintenance of a secure

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As implementation of the Deposit Returns Scheme (DRS) moves forward and the August deadline approaches, the Scottish Government must address business' concerns, bring clarity over logistical issues, and listen to the experience of industry before pushing forward, writes Laura Tainsh. The Scottish Go

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Michael Reid, managing partner, Meston Reid & Co, discusses the ways to deal with an overdrawn director's loan account in the case of insolvency. As the number of formal insolvencies begins to increase and there are signs that recessionary pressures in 2023 will witness a further wave of company

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With Scot­land and the rest of the UK con­tin­u­ally miss­ing house­build­ing tar­gets, Fraser Mitchell, part­ner in Shep­herd and Wed­der­burn's Prop­erty and In­fra­struc­ture team, asks: what are the road­blocks to build­ing?

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Alison McRae, senior director of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, discusses the expected negative impacts of the Scottish Government's proposed alcohol advertising ban. Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement that she intends to step down was certainly a notable moment last week and it has brought with it

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The publication of the 2022 edition of the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) highlights that the perceived risk of bribery and corruption in many countries has shown no improvement — and in some important markets such as the UK is unfortunately worsening — which highlights the

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Angela Robertson, an associate within the dispute, resolution & litigation team at Shoosmiths, discusses the outcome of an appeal on a hire purchase motor finance agreement in the case of Alan King v Black Horse Limited and Park’s (Ayr) Limited. The Sheriff Appeal Court in Edinbu

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