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 […]

The skills to meet global challenges and industry ambition

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Dr Ronnie Palin, Life Sciences sector manager at Skills Development Scotland, explains how Scotland’s skills and learning system is responding to the COVID-19 crisis. News of the recent breakthroughs of COVID-19 vaccines and announcements of significant growth in testing capacity are hugely encouraging and represent a striking reminder the crucial role Scotland’s life science sector […]

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 […]

Courageous collaborations required to help shape a positive future

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Ahead of The Scotsman’s free to attend webinar Leadership for a sustainable future on Wednesday 25th November we hear the thoughts of its keynote speaker Zoë Arden, Fellow of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Four words that sum up these unprecedented times. A second UK lockdown underway, […]