Britain ranked as 5th most charitable country in the world

The UK is the 5th most charitable country in the world, according to Charities Aid Foundation's World Giving Index 2011 which has just been published, an improvement on 2010 when...

Haig Bathgate asks whether it is time to embrace the euro in Citywire

Following Britain's veto on a new treaty for Europe, which was rooted in Europe's increasing debt problems, Haig Bathgate, Chief Investment Officer, discusses the arguments for and against joining the...

Haig Bathgate comments on the FSA’s report on RBS

Following the recent probe into The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) by the Financial services Authority (FSA), small shareholders have announced that they plan to launch a legal action, despite...

Simon Mackintosh discusses the need for a review of the 2005 Charities Act

Partner, and Head of Charities, Simon Mackintosh comments today in The Scotsman on the need for an independent Scottish review of the 2005 Charities Act following the English Charity Commissioners'...

Alison Paul wins STEP Lifetime Achievement Award for the UK and Celtic Regions

Alison Paul, a Partner in our Tax and Trust team, has won a STEP Lifetime Achievement Award for the UK and Celtic Regions, which was announced at the STEP Chairman's...

Our response: The Chancellor's Autumn Statement

The Chancellor's statement contained no real surprises given that much of it had been trailed in the media in advance. The fact that the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) figures...

Douglas Connell named as one of 'The 50 Most Influential 2011'

Joint Senior Partner, Douglas Connell, has been named by Private Client Practitioner on their 'The 50 Most Influential 2011' list. The list recognises those private client practitioners from the UK...

Turcan Connell issue guidance on Junior ISAs

Following the recent launch of Junior ISA's, Turcan Connell's Financial Planning team have published a Briefing Note to provide guidance on the structure and opportunities presented. To read the Briefing...

Haig Bathgate talks to Bloomberg about Irish debt

Chief Investment Officer Haig Bathgate comments on what effect the Italian turmoil may have on Ireland's borrowing costs in an article for Bloomberg. He notes that current debt levels are"probably...

Turcan Connell leading the way on ABS in Scotland

In a recent article in The Lawyer magazine on Alternative Business Structures, Turcan Connell's intention to be one of the first Scottish firms to take advantage of the new legislation...

Shares in British banks surge - Haig Bathgate comments in The Scotsman

Chief Investment Officer Haig Bathgate talks to Nathalie Thomas of The Scotsman as it emerged that UK institutions would escape a major recapitalisation agreed by European leaders in Brussels. Haig...

Haig Bathgate discusses QE on Citywire TV

Chief Investment Officer, Haig Bathgate took part in an interview for Citywire TV with Charlie Parker, Editor of Citywire and Leigh Harrison, Head of Equities at Threadneedle. He posed questions...