Taxing times in the election campaign

  • Taxing times in the election campaign

    18th June 2024

    Last week marked a key milestone in the race for Number 10, with many of the major political parties releasing their manifestos for the next term of Government. Each of the parties’ fiscal projections include plans for various tax rises and cuts, inevitably stirring apprehensions around how such changes could…

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  • Anderson Strathern senior hires to bolster firm’s strategy for success

    18th June 2024

    New hires prime Scottish law firm for continued growth Independent law firm Anderson Strathern has reinforced its senior team with the appointment of one partner and a further three directors. The hires strengthen Anderson Strathern’s dispute resolution, rural, and data & technology teams, while contributing sectoral expertise spanning health &…

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  • New coastal town for the Capital reaches next major milestone

    18th June 2024

    Following extensive consultation, plans for the first phase of a £1.3bn connected and sustainable new coastal town at Granton Waterfront in Edinburgh are available to view on the City of Edinburgh Council’s Planning Portal. In partnership with Cruden Homes, the Council plan to transform part of the Capital’s largest brownfield site…

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  • Bupa launches ‘Let’s Get Growing’ campaign to unlock benefits of healthy and happy workforce which enables small business growth

    18th June 2024

    Bupa’s biggest ever SME campaign shines a light on the commercial benefits of investing in the health and wellbeing of employees 10/06/24: Bupa UK Insurance is launching a major brand campaign aimed at the UK’s 1.5m small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SME)[1] with employees, to show how proactive health and wellbeing support is…

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  • Final call for applications as key deadlines for the General Election approach

    18th June 2024

    Residents are being urged to register to vote and make sure any applications for postal or proxy votes are in this week. For new voter registration the deadline is tomorrow (Tuesday 18 June) at midnight. The deadline for a new postal or postal proxy vote – and any changes to…

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  • Paul Lawrence starts as the capital’s Chief Executive

    18th June 2024

    Paul Lawrence officially takes up the post of Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council on Monday (17 June). Succeeding Andrew Kerr, who retires this weekend after nine years in the role and 42 years of public service, Paul will work closely with the existing management team and Leader…

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  • Charity Celebrates Essential Contribution of Inspirational Edinburgh Volunteers

    18th June 2024

    Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland has thanked the 4,000 incredible volunteers who support the charity following the 40th Volunteers’ Week (3rd-9th June 2024). As well as a crucial opportunity to thank volunteers and recognise the value of their time, passion and skills, Volunteers’ Week also acts as a chance to…

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  • CHAMBER WELCOMES TWO BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS

    14th June 2024

    Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce today welcomed two significant announcements which will impact the economic growth of Scotland’s Capital. First, that a new 8500 capacity arena has been approved for the Edinburgh Park area in the west of the city, and second, that the Forth Green Freeport has officially opened for business.…

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  • NEW LEGAL DIRECTOR AND STRING OF APPOINTMENTS AT TOP SCOTTISH LAW FIRM

    13th June 2024

    Scottish law firm, Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP (WJM) has announced a legal director promotion and made four new appointments. Private client specialist Beth Fleming steps up from Associate to Legal Director working out of WJM’s Glasgow base. With more than 12 years’ industry experience, she specialises in advising on…

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  • Edinburgh bakery business causes a buzz with insect bakes following support from Business Gateway

    13th June 2024

    The Insect Café won in the ‘individual cake’ category at the National Scottish Baker of the Year Awards 2024/25 An Edinburgh bakery business that uses insect protein in its baking is looking to expand its operations after the owner accessed specialist support from Business Gateway. The Insect Café was launched…

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