The Budget 2012 - Our response

George Osborne presented his third Budget on Wednesday 21st March 2012. The Chancellor started by reaffirming the need for stability in the UK economy and finished in Churchillian style.Towards the...

Budget 2012 reaction: Douglas Connell on Gift Aid concerns

Joint Senior Partner Douglas Connell comments on this afternoon's Budget, specifically looking at the potential impact that changes to tax reliefs will have on Gift Aid.To view the video, please...

Budget 2012 reaction: Ian McGowan on the tax implications

Director of Tax Services, Ian McGowan, comments on this afternoon's Budget and looks at the tax-related implications of some of the changes announced.To view the video, please click on the...

Charities concerned at Chancellor's Gift Aid cap

One of the biggest concerns for the charity sector in today's Budget is the Chancellor's announcement of a cap on income tax reliefs, including Gift Aid. From April 2013, the...

Scottish Parliament breached human rights says Court of Session

The Court of Session, in a landmark judgement, has decided that the Scottish Government acted illegally in introducing legislation relating to agricultural tenancies in 2003. The legislation retrospectively prejudiced a...

Turcan Connell respond to the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 consultation

Turcan Connell's Charities team is pleased to present a response to the consultation on the draft Charities (Scheme for the Transfer of Assets) (Scotland) Regulations and the draft Charities Restricted...

Donald Simpson writes on 'Tax rules for returning expats'

Donald Simpson, a Partner specialising in advice on international tax and trust issues, writes for The Expat Channel about the tax rules affecting returning expats and why they should take...

Haig Bathgate writes on "the mother of all rigged markets"

Chief Investment Officer, Haig Bathgate, writes in Citywire's Wealth Manager magazine on why"he believes that the UK's day of reckoning is fast approaching". Haig also discusses his thoughts on the...

Arbitration: Keeping Family Law cases out of court

Divorce and Family Law Partners, Alasdair Loudon and Gillian Crandles, today comment in The Scotsman on the implementation of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 and how it may allow the...

How can charities benefit from a range of investment opportunities?

In an article in today's The Scotsman, Head of Charity Investment Richard Hyder talks about the pressures that the current financial environment are placing on charities. However, he suggests that...