Markets pause for breath; UK banks coming out of crisis – Haig Bathgate on Good Morning Scotland

The slight dip in equities at the end of last week was purely a sign of markets pausing for breath after very strong returns this year, and the outlook, particularly...

Gillian Crandles: Divorces in Scotland are to be made quicker, cheaper and easier

Gillian Crandles discusses the new"happy divorce" with Kate Foster in the Mail on Sunday. This growing trend gives separating couples the option to avoid a lengthy legal battle. Husbands and...

UK Supreme Court's Salvesen v Riddell judgment

The Supreme Court has, this morning, handed down its decision in the case of Salvesen v Riddell and another. The full decision and a Press Summary by the Supreme Court...

New Scottish property tax affects UK-wide charities

A new property tax to be introduced in Scotland from 2015 could have an impact on the work of legacy managers and charities which are based in England and Wales...

Turcan Connell named in UK's Top 25 Private Client Law Firms

We are pleased to announce that Turcan Connell has been named as one of Private Client Practitioner's Top 25 Law Firms for 2013. Private Client Practitioner is part of eprivateclient,...

Haig Bathgate on BBC Radio Scotland: IMF UK downgrade no surprise given OBR Figures

The International Monetary Fund's decision to cut its growth forecast for the UK to 0.7% for this year is no great surprise given the fact that the Office for Budget...

Derek Blaik on saving for your children's future in Scottish Field's Ask the Expert

We have an 18 month old daughter, Emma, and are concerned about the future costs of university and getting on the housing ladder. How can we best prepare for these?...

New Quantitative Research Manager appointed

Tom Pitchforth has been appointed as a quantitative research manager within the Turcan Connell Asset Management internal risk control team. Tom was latterly a lead engineer at Edinburgh-based Selex Galileo,...

Alexander Garden discusses ISAs in The Scotsman's Wealth Matters

For the vast majority of the UK working population, there are a few obvious ways of mitigating the amount of tax that you pay. All of these, however, mean giving...