Light at the tunnel’s end

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As I look out the window of my home office and watch the brake pads of my unused cars rust away, I find myself reviewing the need for two cars in the future. My wife and I will most likely be spending more time working from home in the coming years. Since Boris, Nicola, and […]

The secret financial power of millennials

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Iona Bain, Writer, Speaker, Broadcaster and Blogger specialising in young finances   Iona is a panellist at The Scotsman’s free Annual Investment Conference on Tuesday 30th March in association with Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust and Rathbones. Register here. Other webinar panelists include David Coombs, Head of Multi-Asset Investments, Rathbones and Zehrid Osmani, Portfolio Manager, […]

Investing with a cybersecurity mindset

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Zehrid Osmani, Portfolio Manager of Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust   These days, managing cybersecurity is just as important for a high-street retailer as it is for a Silicon Valley tech giant. With technology now so embedded in the day-to-day operations of almost every company, data breaches can have a major impact on the privacy […]

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Keeping in touch as an industry is vital to its continued growth and improvement. At PIMFA, the trade association for wealth management, investment services and the investment and financial advice industry, we have long known the constant communication and continual professional development are key components for firms looking to serve their clients to the best […]

Inflation: the great debate

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Hopes for the end of lockdown are rising – and bond yields are rising with them. In the UK and the US vaccination programmes are going very well indeed. Infection rates have plummeted, the strain on hospitals is easing and people are yearning for even the smallest taste of freedom. I know I am, at […]

Scottish business community can deliver a sustainable future

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Later this month CMS is joining forces with The Scotsman to bring together leading business and academic figures for the Leadership for a Sustainable Future event. Insights will be shared by a range of specialists including Zoë Arden, Fellow, Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership; James Withers, CEO, Scotland Food & Drink; Liz Lowe, Head Of Sustainability, Great […]