Blogs



Blog: Plot thickens on returning abandoned land to use

Kirsty Glennan, senior solicitor at Burness Paull, writes on impending changes to Scottish land law

Published 26 June 2018

Blog: A director's liability when the liquidator comes calling

Michael J M Reid, licensed insolvency practitioner and partner of Meston Reid & Co, chartered accountants in Aberdeen explores the impact on directors when firms go under

Published 20 June 2018

Blog: Flurry of deals indicates trickier times lie ahead

Stephen Martin, head of office at Brewin Dolphin in Glasgow warns not to be complacent as mergers come thick and fast

Published 18 June 2018

Blog: Can classic cars accelerate your returns?

Johnny Fleming, Assistant Director (Investment Management) at Brewin Dolphin in Edinburgh gets motoring with a novel investment concept

Published 14 June 2018

Blog: Is time up for Scottish Limited Partnerships?

Bonar Mercer, a solicitor at MacRoberts in Edinburgh, looks at a fresh consultation on on proposed reforms to the limited partnerships regime

Published 6 June 2018

Blog: Scotland’s surge in SME equity raising

Paul Mason, head of corporate finance at Chiene + Tait, talks us through what he says is a resurgent investment climate for SMEs

Published 25 May 2018

Blog: What research should you do before saying yes to a charity trustee role?

Thinking of taking on a trustee role? Euan Morrison, head of charities at Edinburgh accountancy firm Chiene + Tait, talks us through the potential pitfalls

Published 14 May 2018

New laws on shared parental leave “needed to close gender pay gap”

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Published 10 May 2018

Blog: CVAs and what it means for commercial landlords

Addi Speirs, a partner in Addleshaw Goddard’s restructuring team, says more businesses are looking for alternatives to administration

Published 8 May 2018

Blog: Asda-Sainsbury’s deal shows corporates are ready to go shopping

Alasdair Ronald, Senior Investment Manager at Brewin Dolphin in Glasgow, looks at what this week's retail mega merger says about the current M&A climate

Published 3 May 2018

Blog: What to do when an offer is put on the counter

Linda Currie, Managing Consultant, Accountancy and Finance, HRC Recruitment, takes a look at the the counter offer for those looking to move on

Published 2 May 2018

Blog: Charities must tackle vulnerability to fraud – it could be you next!

Alastair Keatinge, Partner and Head of Charities and Social Enterprises at law firm Lindsays, warns charities of all sizes are struggling to deal with the tide of attempts to defraud them, posing a serious and very prevalent risk issue for trustees

Published 26 April 2018

Blog – Understanding the tax treatment of Bitcoin

Cryptocurrencies are currently something that everyone is talking about. In this blog, Richard Clarke of Edinburgh accountants Chiene + Tait's Personal Tax team looks at the tax treatment of virtual currency Bitcoin

Published 25 April 2018

Blog: Time to increase our efforts to attract young people to Scotland’s flourishing food and drink sector

Claire Martin, an advisory manager at Grant Thornton UK in Scotland makes appeal for youthful entrepreneurial input into Scotland’s vital £14 billion industry

Published 24 April 2018

Blog: The impact of Brexit on the hospitality industry

Louise McCosh, HR Director at accountancy firm French Duncan, sees reason for optimism despite Brexit uncertainties

Published 20 April 2018