Blogs



Blog: ACCA Scotland offers 3 wishes for business success in 2017

The Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) has published a checklist of 3 key priorities that will underpin the success of the accountancy profession in 2017.

Published 22 December 2016

Blog: Predictions for 2017 from Brooks Macdonald

Investment firm Brooks Macdonald’s head of research Richard Larner outlines the firm’s predictions for 2017.

Published 21 December 2016

Blog: Small print can be critical to pop-up success

Making a success of a pop-up store involves more than good location and footfall: retailers and landlords should also avoid some legal pitfalls, writes Stacy Campbell, Director in Lindsays’ Commercial Property team.

Published 14 December 2016

Blog: Have businesses got the cashflow for the Christmas economy?

Colin Walls, Head of Global Transaction Banking at Bank of Scotland discusses how the retail and other industries can keep on top of cashflow while meeting demand during the festive season.

Published 14 December 2016

Blog: Avoid falling foul of the taxman this Christmas

By Andrew Carson, senior personal tax manager at mid-tier accountancy firm, French Duncan.

Published 9 December 2016

Blog: Telling 12 months ahead for Glasgow property market

By John Rae, Capital Markets Partner and Head of Glasgow, Knight Frank

Published 8 December 2016

Blog: Cybercrime - it's time to make the protection as real as the threat

By Gordon Duncan, partner and head of corporate at Lockton Companies LLP

Published 30 November 2016

Blog: Big business rate changes on the horizon for Scotland

By Iain McGhee, Valuation and Rating Partner at Knight Frank LLP

Published 15 November 2016

Blog: The new Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 – what it means for the insolvency sector

Judith Howson, Business Recovery Manager at French Duncan, provides some background on the new legislation and what it means for Scotland.

Published 4 November 2016

Blog: Bankrupts cannot be forced to draw down pension to satisfy debts

Gemma Lampert and Will Anderson of CMS look at whether a lump sum can be extracted from a pension and treated as income to pay creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

Published 2 November 2016

Blog: Edinburgh's commercial property market is booming - but apathy over managing buildings will store up problems for the future

By Jill Armstrong, head of commercial management, Speirs Gumley

Published 2 November 2016

£120m legal claim launched against Tesco over accounting irregularities

A legal claim has been launched by around 125 institutional funds against supermarket giant Tesco’s over its accounting irregularities.

Published 1 November 2016

Blog: The Gig Economy

By David Morgan Partner at Burness Paull

Published 27 October 2016

Blog: Sandbags at dawn – administration of Scottish company prioritised over foreign liquidation

Sian Aitken and Graeme MacLeod of CMS look at a case confirming the precedence of domestic administration proceedings in a multi-jurisdictional winding-up, marking the first time “modified universalism” has been recognised in Scots law.

Published 27 October 2016