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Michael Reid, managing partner, Meston Reid & Co, warns businesses to avoid using misleading advertisements. The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), the organisation that writes the advertising rules which are enforced by the Advertising Standards Authority, has issued an Enforcement Notic

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Alan McIntosh, managing director of Advice Talks Ltd, which operates the www.advicescotland.com website, is calling on money advisers to think differently about the energy debt crisis. As we all sit on a precipice waiting to find out how much the energy price cap will rise by in October, and whether

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Blair Milne, a specialist in the construction sector and head of restructuring with Azets in Scotland is warning that the construction industry – which employs in excess of 140,000 staff in Scotland – should prepare for payment freezes by clients as the risk of a cash flow lockdown looms

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Emma Reid, financial adviser at Phil Anderson Financial Services, offers advice on financial planning for women. “Being financially literate is a powerful thing, especially for women.” - Otegha Uwagba, Founder of Women Who.

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Jason Morris, regional market leader at PwC Scotland, comments on the latest Office for National Statistics figures revealing that Scotland saw the biggest increase in homeworking of all UK regions between January and March this year, compared with pre-pandemic levels. The latest data from the Offic

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Alistair Wood, an associate at Pinsent Masons discusses Scotland's corporate self-reporting regime. With our separate legal systems, the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) regime does not operate in Scotland, and as a result civil recovery remains the only option short of prosecution for Scottish

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An­drew Walker, partner and head of corporate growth at Morton Fraser, discusses the role employee businesses could have in boosting the wider UK economy. The Scottish Government’s Programme for Government included a goal to reach 500 employee-owned businesses (EOBs) by 2030. We currently

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Michael Reid, managing partner at Meston Reid & Co, passes on advice on what to look for when things are not going well in business. Whilst it is easy to say that the lack of cash to finance ongoing trading is the main reason given for many business failures, a number of operational aspects begi

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Brian McMurray, head of technology and a business advisory group partner at AAB, discusses the growing investment opportunities available to technolgy firms. The technology deals market has remained active throughout the pandemic, making the most of business that could be done virtually – but

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