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Who are the ‘winners’ of Covid-19?

To talk in terms of ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ around the topic of a global crisis certainly risks downplaying the human impact of the pandemic.

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How will retailers have to adapt to Christmas under Covid?

As we approach the first, and hopefully last, Christmas period to be directly affected by the pandemic, there are novel challenges faced by those in the retail sector.

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December Market Commentary

Is the end of November a time to celebrate? All the stock markets we cover in the Bulletin made significant gains in the month; Scotland have moved out of Tier 4 and, as we write, Christmas is a little over two weeks away.

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Human Rights Day 2020

Today, the 10th of December, marks the 72nd Human Rights Day. Established in 1948, Human Rights Day marks the UN General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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How long term home working will affect your finances

There’s a chance that many workplaces may never return to the office. Several prominent tech firms have already said that their staff can continue to work from home even after the pandemic and the evidence suggests that a large number of other employers are thinking the same thing.

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Are ESG funds set to become the new normal?

The adoption of Environmental, Social and Governance funds has been rising steadily for some time now, and yet the question has lingered of whether they are to be a flash in the pan or the centre of our financial future.

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Take Care - Be Scammer Aware

As if dealing with impacts of Coronavirus is not enough, the crime economy seems to be thriving – at your expense.  It is more important than ever not only to wear a mask and socially distance to avoid Covid-19 – but be very wary of unsolicited calls and emails to avoid getting scammed.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued 1,031 scam warnings so far this year, which is already…

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Employee Wellbeing During Lockdown

The way companies prioritise wellbeing has changed hugely since the start of lockdown.

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Green Light For Climate Policies

What a Biden win will mean for ESG investors

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The Path to COP26

In just 12 months’ time, the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) comes to Glasgow. The conference, organised by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – will take place in Glasgow, Scotland in 2021.

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November Market Commentary

The end of October brought plenty of bad news for Western economies as scientists stood in front of graphs and talked of ‘inexorable rises’ and ‘exponential increases.’

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Retired women could be owed millions in underpaid state pensions

Older women are being warned that they should check for a missing ‘marriage uplift’ that could be worth £10,000 or more, following a series of mistakes. 

Under old state pension rules, there was a promise to pay married women a basic state pension worth 60% of the full rate based on their husband’s contributions if their husband’s contributions were worth more than their own.

Women…

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