Brexit



Anderson Strathern's Brexit advice services facilitates 28% profit increase

Scottish law firm Anderson Strathern has posted record results with a 28% increase in profits largely due to its Brexit-related advice services.

Published 10 December 2019

Aberdein Considine: Scottish property market set to break 2018 record despite Brexit fears

The value of Scotland’s property market is on course to top £18 billion for the second consecutive year – despite rising homeowner anxiety over Brexit, according to new figures from Aberdein Considine.

Published 18 November 2019

BCC: Parties must reignite business confidence and investment at this election

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said that avoiding a no-deal Brexit and delivering an urgent confidence boost through action on infrastructure, immigration, skills and business costs must be at the forefront of the next government’s agenda.

Published 14 November 2019

Wylie & Bisset advises SMEs to apply for Brexit Support Grant

While uncertainty about the exact timing of Brexit looks set to linger on into 2020, chartered accountant Wylie & Bisset is advising Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to prepare for change now by applying for a Brexit Support Grant.

Published 5 November 2019

Scottish commercial property market perceived to be in 'downturn phase'

The Brexit impasse is contributing to perceptions that Scotland's commercial property market is in the downturn phase of the property cycle, according to a new survey.

Published 31 October 2019

Brexit deal predicted to hit Scottish economy

Scotland’s economy would suffer significant damage under the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal, according to Scottish Government analysis.

Published 31 October 2019

Scotland suffers £3bn Brexit blow

The Scottish economy has suffered a £3 billion hit as a result of Brexit as uncertainty has led to a decrease in investment and growth, the Fraser of Allander Institute has found.

Published 23 October 2019

DJ Alexander: Johnson's Brexit deal unlikely to stabilise UK house prices

Apropos by DJ Alexander has said that Boris Johnson’s EU deal is unlikely to stabilise UK house prices.

Published 18 October 2019

Barratt shrugs off concerns about political and economic uncertainty

Housebuilder Barratt Developments has moved to reassure investors it has the “resilience and flexibility” required to deal with the potential effects of Brexit. 

Published 17 October 2019

Three-quarters of Edinburgh businesses fear impact of no-deal Brexit

Three-quarters of Edinburgh businesses fear the negative impact of a no-deal Brexit, a new survey carried out by the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce has revealed.

Published 16 October 2019

And finally... Euro de change

A Glasgow nightclub is to accept Euros at its Brexit-themed Halloween party.

Published 16 October 2019

Survey reveals Scots are less concerned with financial impact of Brexit

PwC's latest consumer sentiment survey has found that Scots are becoming less worried about the impact of Brexit on their spending, but more believe they will be worse off in 2020 with retail and socialising expected to take the brunt of the cutbacks as operators ramp up their festive plans.

Published 8 October 2019

FCA publishes draft directions under the Temporary Transitional Power

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has updated and published draft directions under its Temporary Transitional Power (TTP).

Published 27 September 2019

ABI warns of the insurance implications of a no-deal Brexit

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has today reminded consumers and businesses of the insurance implications if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Published 27 September 2019

Scotland could face recession if Brexit uncertainty continues

Scotland faces the prospect of a recession in the coming year if a No Deal Brexit occurs with £2 billion of investment aligned to be eradicated if uncertainty continues, warns Scotland's chief economist.

Published 24 September 2019