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Ideas are just the start

Ideas are just the start

Let's Start At The Very Beginning - A New Solution To Current Pension Difficulties

Observing significant shortfalls in existing public and private pension arrangements, the think-tank Reform Scotland has recently published a proposal to completely overhaul the UK pension system.

The proposal focuses on three areas of perceived weakness within the existing pension framework – uncertainty, insecurity and cost:

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LChalmers

Creative. Collaborative. Can Do. New World of Regen Funding

Traditional funding packages will not deliver speculative regeneration projects, so developers must look at a wider basket of financial products to make ambitious schemes work.

That was the view of award-winning developer Chris Stewart, whose company spent £45 million rejuvenating a warren of passageways and a jumble of buildings dating from the 14th century onwards around Advocate's Close in Edinburgh's Old Town.

Stewart told Burness Paull’s seminar on urban regeneration in Edinburgh that he had raised £20 million in debt at the height of the recession around 2010, whi

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Burness admin

Beware The Recall Sprawl

In the difficult and challenging world of product recalls, a report has been produced in which the new concept of “recall sprawl” has been explored and its impact upon the product recall environment been examined.

Recall sprawl is a designation for the increased severity and complexity of product recalls.  The report prepared by American recall management firm ExpertRECALLTM lists a number of factors which have contributed to this recall sprawl such as the number of events, geographic expansion, the amount of affected units, the adverse impact on consumers and the challenges in

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LChalmers