Neil Francis, interim managing director of Scottish Enterprise, looks ahead to the trade and investment environment in Scotland in 2021.
Published 15 January 2021
According to a recent survey, post-Brexit Britain is considered a prime real estate proposition by investors, developers and asset managers from across Europe, China and the US. Notably, it ranked the UK highest for future residential property investment.
Published 13 January 2021
Neil Norman, head of entrepreneurial tax and senior tax partner at Chiene + Tait, discusses the issues surrounding potential changes to taxation in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 12 January 2021
Murdoch MacLennan, a partner with Azets and a specialist in banking, is urging lenders to continue supporting businesses struggling with cash flow problems by extending for a further six-month term capital repayment holidays for debt that was arranged pre-COVID.
Published 11 January 2021
Jonathan Smith, an Aberdeen-based business coach and facilitator at The Alternative Board (TAB), provides advice on how to help managers in all business sectors in Scotland manage better.
Published 6 January 2021
Sharon McDougall, part of Begbies Traynor's Scotland Debt Solutions Team, discusses how a personal debt crisis can be handled during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 24 December 2020
Sharon McDougall, part of Begbies Traynor's Scotland Debt Solutions Team, discusses the outlook for businesses after the end of the furlough scheme.
Published 23 December 2020
Ian McMonagle, tax specialist at Russell & Russell Business Advisers based in Glasgow, discusses why UK citizens living in Europe must act now to sort their tax affairs following changes in EU residency regulations.
Published 23 December 2020
Catherine Burnet, KPMG’s regional chair for Scotland, looks back at the challenges Scotland’s faced in the last year, and what lies ahead.
Published 22 December 2020
If there is one thing the pandemic has taught company founders, it is how an unexpected event can be catastrophic to a business.
Published 18 December 2020
Richard Dunbar, head of multi-asset research at Aberdeen Standard Investments, provides the company's 2021 outlook commentary.
Published 17 December 2020
Jenny Healy, director of accounts and audit, based in the Saffery Champness Edinburgh office and a member of the firm’s Landed Estates and Rural Business Group, discusses the growing pressure on the UK Government to introduce a new wealth tax.
Published 16 December 2020
Neil Francis, interim managing director of Scottish Enterprise, outlines the support available to Scottish companies as the EU transition period comes to an end.
Published 15 December 2020
Richard Douglas-Home looks at proposed changes to the capital gains tax regime.
Published 14 December 2020
Mark Hallan, director of global investment at Scottish Enterprise, discusses why the financial services are key to attracting inward investment to Scotland.
Published 11 December 2020