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Qatar’s Asian Cup 2019 winners – a victory for plucky underdogs, or for naturalisation?

The 2019 Asian Cup certainly caught the attention of a European football public that loves an underdog story. We saw relatively early exits from established big guns such as Australia and South Korea, unexpected progress from nations as diverse as Vietnam and Kyrgyzstan and, of course, a new name on the trophy in the form of Qatar.

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Registered Social Landlords – Do you have the information?

Since around 2015 there have been discussions and consultations around extending Freedom of Information legislation in Scotland to include Registered Social Landlords (RSLs). At the start of February, the Scottish Government published a draft statutory instrument which, if adopted, will mean RSLs will be required to comply with Freedom of Information legislation in Scotland. 

This anticipated change has been announced at a time when Scotland is taking measures to deregulate RSLs including giving them the power to sell homes and land without requiring approval from the Sco

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Building For The Future Should Start Now

Whilst there is no single key that unlocks success for a business, planning for the future must be one of the most pivotal considerations. It is forward-thinking and proactive businesses that are profitable and succeed, even in the tough times. It is not easy to weather the uncertainties that the economy can throw up or to even try to pre-empt market trends before the crowd, but those businesses that try to do this are more prepared and more resilient when faced with challenges.

The construction sector knows all too well how quickly challenging trading conditions can arise.

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