Commercial tenants in Scotland are about to experience a shake-up in their tax returns. Revenue Scotland have published new guidance over the past week to help explain how leasehold interests are affected, Gregor Duthie, senior associate, real estate at Gilson Gray, takes a look at the changes
Published 20 February 2018
David Alexander, a partner at Gilson Gray LLP comments on a recent case on the recoverability (or otherwise) of VAT on expenses from the unsuccessful party
Published 19 February 2018
Alasdair Green, a senior manager within Aberdeen-based accountants Anderson Anderson Brown's consulting divison, makes the case for not allowing uncertainty to stifle growth
Published 16 February 2018
Andrew Howie , managing partner of Grant Thornton in Scotland finds reasons to be cheerful for Scotland’s business community at the start of a year of unknowns
Published 14 February 2018
Kirsty Lister, financial planning associate at Chiene + Tait Financial Planning, explores the possible impact of interest rate rises on pension transfer values
Published 12 February 2018
Insolvencies are down in Scotland but all might not be as it seems, argues Matt Henderson, head of restructuring, at Johnston Carmichael
Published 6 February 2018
To mark Scottish Family Business Day, Robert Burns, partner at Scottish law firm Burness Paull, takes a look at how a business can be structured to suit your family’s needs.
Published 6 February 2018
There needs to be a fundamental reappraisal of the way public contracts are awarded to ensure the uncertainty facing Carillion workers and sub-contractors is not repeated, according to the architects behind a host of Scottish university buildings.
Published 30 January 2018
In the wake of Carillion's collapse, Shona McCusker, a solicitor at Scottish law firm MacRoberts, looks at the contractual protections available to construction parties
Published 26 January 2018
Blog: Scotland’s churches are part of our national treasure, but valuation presents a professional challenge
Chartered surveyor Adam Jennings based in the Glasgow North office of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors on the intricacies of valuing churches
Published 25 January 2018
Eric Curran, managing partner of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, based in the firm’s Glasgow North office, talks about how the Scottish property market is shaping up in 2018.
Published 24 January 2018
Alan McIntosh (LLB Hons) who blogs on debt at www.advicescotland.com makes the case for the defence of the Accountant in Bankruptcy in the wake of this week's BBC bankruptcy revelations
Published 10 January 2018
After a snap general election, the beginning of Brexit and Bank of England interest rates rising for the first time in 10 years, the economy saw its share of surprises in 2017.
Published 5 January 2018
With no elections and no referendums in the diary, The Scottish Chambers of Commerce sees 2018 as a year to focus on growing Scotland’s economy, writes its president, Tim Allan
Published 4 January 2018
Published 20 December 2017