As Gourmet Burger Kitchen announces the closure of 17 restaurants in a Company Voluntary Arrangement, the number of empty units on our high streets increases by the day. But when most retail premises are occupied under ten or fifteen year leases, Gregor Duthie, Senior Associate, Real Estate, at Gilson Gray looks at what these insolvency arrangements mean in practice.
Published 16 November 2018
By Arlene Ewing, Investment Manager, Brewin Dolphin Glasgow
Published 14 November 2018
Alan McIntosh writes on problem debt ahead of tomorrow's meeting of the Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee
Published 12 November 2018
Bob Fraser, a director in the Dundee office of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, assesses the V&A effect on the City of Discovery's property market
Published 8 November 2018
This week the Supreme Court handed down a judgement in the case of Dooneen v Mond, upholding the judgments of the Inner House and the Lord Ordinary (the late Lord Jones) before it. The claimants were therefore successful before all three courts. So what was their claim about? Cat Maclean examines the case.
Published 2 November 2018
Scottish business leaders Lord Willie Haughey OBE and Charles Hammond win at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 UK final
Lord Willie Haughey OBE, co-founder and chairman of City Holdings Group and Charles Hammond, CEO of Forth Ports have been named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 UK winners in two separate categories at an awards ceremony held in London last night.
Published 2 November 2018
Senior Money Adviser Alan McIntosh (LLB Hons), investigates the implications of today's changes to the Scottish Debt Arrangement Scheme
Published 29 October 2018
By Rodney Whyte, Partner and property and planning specialist at legal firm Pinsent Masons
Published 26 October 2018
Jo Douglas, Financial Planner at Brewin Dolphin in Edinburgh, explores whether a generation caricatured as idle are actually facing an entire lifetime of toil
Published 25 October 2018
With third-quarter corporate insolvency statistics to be published this week and likely to show a continued rise in the number of business failures in Scotland, Eileen Blackburn, head of restructuring and debt advisory at French Duncan, looks at what the trend can mean
Published 22 October 2018
Stephen Martin, head of office at Brewin Dolphin Glasgow, warns against investing in technology that's been developed for its own sake.
Published 17 October 2018
Greg McNally, a VAT Partner at Campbell Dallas looks ahead to the implications of new VAT laws set to come into force in 12 months time
Published 11 October 2018
Neil Greene, Senior Consultant – Financial Services, HRC Recruitment
Published 10 October 2018
By David Gourlay, Partner in MacRoberts' IP, Technology and Commercial team
Published 4 October 2018
Published 28 September 2018