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The post-covid economic recovery in the UK is being channelled towards regional cities, according to Martha Peyton, managing director and head of global applied research at Aegon Asset Management. The long-term structural trends of demographic change and Brexit are having a transformational effect o

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Ian McMonagle, chartered tax adviser who sits on the Scottish Committee of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, and taxation director at Russell & Russell, business advisers, warns opportunistic landlords of HMRC's interest in letting property to accommodate delegates at forthcoming COP26 in Gla

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Tom Dorner and Stuart Brown, managers of the Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) Europe ex UK Equity Income Fund (OEIC), make the case for European Equity Income, assess what is driving the market and discuss the outlook for the sector and recent fund activity. European equity markets continued thei

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Andrew Pollard, director of Falkirk-based Ahead Business Consulting, offers practical tips to businesses to avoid cyber attacks. What do Hackney Council, Amex, Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, Foxton's Estate Agent, Mersey Rail, Furniture Village and the Salvation Army all have in common? T

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Mark Sterritt, UK network director, Scotland at the British Business Bank, discusses the growing appetite for equity finance among Scottish small businesses. It can be a difficult experience for any entrepreneur to sell part of the company they have built over years and decades of hard work. Yet, by

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Jack Anderson, financial and professional services consultant at Core Asset Consulting, discusses the importance of transferable skills. Sometimes overlooked, transferrable skills are a key part of your development and career – and often you have far more to showcase in your CV or at an interv

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John Rodger, partner and property specialist at accountants Chiene + Tait, discusses the potential consequences of the new Residential Property Developer Tax (RPDT). As the inquiry into the 2017 Grenfell fire continues, so too do financial repercussions from the tragedy which left 72 people dead.

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Michael Reid, insolvency practitioner and managing partner Aberdeen-based chartered accountants Meston Reid & Co, puts the spotlight on wrongful trading. When the Insolvency Act 1986 became the principal law applicable to corporate insolvency in April 1986, there was much discussion around secti

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Hazel Jane, convenor of the CanDo Collective, discusses how we must ensure the pandemic serves as a catalyst for increasing the level of female-founded businesses in Scotland. Scottish innovation and entrepreneurship has been put to the test since the onset of the pandemic. With many sectors being s

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