Blogs



Blog: Forestry is an investment where money does grow on trees

Gail Clarke is director of rural land and business, at Blackadders

Published 3 November 2015

Blog: Switching on to greener office policies

Paul McCluskey is head of professional practices at Bank of Scotland

Published 5 October 2015

Blog: delinquent directors face tougher sanctions

Directors who act inappropriately now face a tougher disqualification regime, as David Menzies, a director of insolvency at ICAS, explains.

Published 2 October 2015

Blog: The mortgage market – quarterly review

David Lauder of ESPC Mortgages writes his quarterly review of the mortgage market below.

Published 28 September 2015

Blog: How can a company in liquidation make a claim for swap misselling?

New scheme aims to persuade Insolvency Practitioners to pursue claims for a company in liquidation or administration, against banks.

Published 21 September 2015

Blog: The infinite possibilities of FinTech

With its dual talents for finance and technology, Scotland is increasingly becoming the location of choice for businesses says Sharon Hamilton, international sector head of financial services at Scottish Enterprise.

Published 17 September 2015

Blog: The Scottish rate of income tax

Isobel d'Inverno of Brodies LLP explores the potential ways the new Scottish Rate of Income Tax (SRIT) could be employed on its introduction next year.

Published 7 September 2015

Blog: Get ready for SRIT part II - Four steps you can take ahead of April 2016

Ian McCall is a Partner at Deloitte

Published 25 August 2015

Blog: Edinburgh property market is gratifyingly active, but shortage of stock is still a major issue

Nick Hancock is an Associate in the Edinburgh office of DM Hall chartered surveyors

Published 24 August 2015

Get ready for SRIT part I: what does it all mean?

Ian McCall is a Partner at Deloitte

Published 17 August 2015

Blog: Proposed PRA changes will affect all credit unions, the time to make the sector's voice heard is now

Steven Cunningham is a partner in Alexander Sloan Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers.

Published 11 August 2015

Blog: The grey area of pensions liberation and bankrupts

Eileen Blackburn is partner and head of Business Recovery at French Duncan, and chair of R3’s Scottish Technical Committee

Published 4 August 2015

Blog: Senior Insurance Managers Regime: four things you need to do ahead of Solvency II

Mick Campbell is director of risk and regulation at Deloitte in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Published 31 July 2015

Blog: A tax on all your houses - Is Land and Buildings Transaction Tax affecting prices across the board?

Eric Curran is managing partner of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, based in the firm's Glasgow North office

Published 29 July 2015

Blog: Chancellor’s additional nil rate band Budget surprises

John Cairns is a tax partner at French Duncan Chartered Accountants

Published 16 July 2015