Opportunities for UK Stock pickers

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The stampede into index and exchange traded funds has set up favourable conditions for active stockpicking. Momentum buying of huge multinationals might be a low risk approach in a stagnant world without competition, where brand and business scale are allowed to create huge entry barriers. However, we live in a world with increasing disruption that […]

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Home or away?

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On a visit to Florida, I was reminded of the term “snow birds” – older citizens of the northern half of the US who flock south for the winter deciding, based on past experience, that there is a fair chance the weather will be warmer. The majority of their peers endure the cold winter, sure […]

Scottish fish farming at the forefront of innovation

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The success of Scotland’s food and drink industry is well known. However one sector has been making something of a splash in recent months. The Scottish fish-farming industry has been vocal of late celebrating its success. A recent report published by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, (SSPO) showed employment in the Scottish salmon farming industry […]

Sustainable production is necessary for the growth of Scotland’s Life Sciences industry

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Making the production of pharmaceuticals more efficient will enable life-changing drugs to reach patients sooner. There are many healthcare challenges that societies, insurers and governments now face, including the increasing cost of healthcare and an ever-aging population requiring long-term care. The proliferation of chronic diseases, which require continuous medication, is also putting healthcare services under […]

Improving collaboration would boost innovation and commercialisation of Life Sciences sector

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Successfully blending the skills, needs and goals of academia, the NHS and Scotland’s Life Sciences companies is key in ensuring the country maintains its global leading position in innovation and commercialisation. Enhancing collaboration will be key in driving innovation and ultimately in providing better healthcare solutions to the public as well as generating profits for […]