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Delivering on the Deal

The conference last week on “City and Growth Deals – Unpacking the steps for successful planning and delivery” was a model of how these things should run – with a succession of excellent presentations addressing the topic from a wide variety of perspectives, but with each one providing its own valuable insights; and with lively round-table discussions between each session.

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Scottish Succession Law – What Next?

The law on succession in Scotland, which deals with the rules around inheritance, has been the subject of review, consultation and discussion for almost 30 years.  In 2016, a new piece of legislation (the Succession (Scotland) Act 2016) introduced a number of updates – largely technical amendments, rather than radical changes.  Separately, in 2015 the Scottish Government carried out a consultation on more substantive changes to the law in this area.  The response to that consultation has now been published by the Scottish Government.

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LChalmers

Experts on Brexit - Financial Services

Financial services is one of the most important sectors to Scotland’s economy, employing 161,000 people and providing £12bn of GVA.

Brexit means different things to different companies in Scotland’s financial sector, but irrespective of what happens, how do we ensure we continue to be successful in the global market? What are this risks and what can be done to mitigate them? Graeme Jones, CEO of Scottish Financial Enterprise discusses this as part of our Experts on Brexit series.

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