Blogs



Blog: The appointment of administrators and “improper motives”

By Steven Jansch, Partner and head of insolvency at Gilson Gray solicitors

Published 24 April 2017

Blog: Partnership Reform: The introduction of the Private Fund Limited Partnership

By Neil Kennedy, Partner, Corporate Group at Glasgow headquartered law firm MacRoberts

Published 21 April 2017

Debt Arrangement Scheme: is it broken?

Alan McIntosh, money advice trainer and consultant at Advice Scotland, summarises his new report on the Scottish government's faltering Debt Arrangement Scheme.

Published 20 April 2017

Just a Minute - Gary Tracey - FD, City Gate Construction

Our latest Just a Minute series continues with Gary Tracey, Financial Director with Paisley-based construction business City Gate Construction (CGC).

Published 13 April 2017

Blog: All bets are off

A ruling made last month by the Court of Session shows that betting does not always pay, even when the outcome you wagered on is realised, writes Emma Boffey of CMS

Published 6 April 2017

Blog: Diversifying for long term stability in unstable times

As Britain prepares for its exit from the European Union, and Scotland petitions for a second referendum, the economy is facing an ambiguous future.

Published 4 April 2017

Blog: Get prepared for a new world of data protection

Alison Bryce (pictured) outlines a new EU regime set to overhaul data protection.

Published 27 March 2017

Blog: Retail Bonds v Mini Bonds

Stephanie Baynham, senior solicitor in MacRoberts' Glasgow office analyses the pros and cons of innovative 'mini bonds'

Published 22 March 2017

Feature: Brewin Dolphin triumphs in Business Fives Professional Services heat

Scotland’s golf coast is one of the gems of East Lothian and action for Scotland’s national business golf tournament got underway at the stunning Craigielaw golf club. Players from Edinburgh's Professional Services sector gathered in the new clubhouse which offers panoramic views over the Firth of Forth towards Fife.

Published 20 March 2017

Blog: Cursing Cupid: Money & Love

By Jamie Kerr Immigration specialist at Thorntons Law

Published 14 March 2017

Blog: Fintech sector preparing to fight financial crime

David Horne of HBJ Gateley takes a look at how fintech, the application of technology to the financial industry, is addressing crime and corruption.

Published 13 March 2017

Blog: Is the devalued pound an opportunity for IP-rich M&A?

By Stephen Robertson, founder of Glasgow-based international intellectual property (IP) consultancy firm Metis Partners.

Published 3 March 2017

Blog: Granite City introduces fresh thinking with bond issue

Michael Watson, head of finance and projects group at Pinsent Masons, discusses an innovative approach by Aberdeen City Council to raising cash.

Published 27 February 2017

Blog: The great business rate debate continues to rage on

By Iain McGhee, valuation and rating partner at Knight Frank LLP

Published 27 February 2017