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Ideas are just the start

Ideas are just the start

When Life Gives you Lemons (or Brexit...) It’s Time to get out the Gin!

When you think of all the things Scots gave the world, from TV to penicillin to the North Coast 500 (and arguably Outlander), we are a rare bunch of creative exporters.  International strategy is key for Burness Paull.  A substantial part of our business is in acting for clients doing business beyond our boundaries.

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Formal Opening Of Grenfell Tower Inquiry

The formal opening of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry takes place today (14 September) in London.  The Grenfell Tower fire is a tragedy that can be quickly dismissed as one that could not happen to you or your business.  Without a doubt it is a tragic catalyst, grabbing everyone’s attention and putting the focus back on fire safety.  However, more widely the tragedy like others which have happened before can be used as a management tool providing an opportunity to reflect on your own business, beyond just fire safety, to ensure positive influences on understanding of relevant duti

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“Come to Scotland. Invest in Scotland, and grow your business in Scotland”

The Scottish government has now formally responded on the Barclay Review report, and set out what recommendations they will seek to implement.

While Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay might fall short of satisfying every lobby group, he has recognised that Scotland’s rates systems needs modernised and in doing so, a fair and competitive environment created.  As someone who has previously toiled to praise the Holyrood government, I think they have called this correctly and Derek Mackay should be commended for doing so. 

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