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Obituary: Adrienne Airlie CA

We are very sorry to inform you that our former Chief Executive, Adrienne Airlie passed away suddenly on Thursday 5th December 2019.

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Brexit planning checklist for Scottish importers & exporters

Brexit – what now for businesses that trade with the EU?

There is still uncertainty around what Brexit will mean and planning for a “No Deal” scenario seems sensible right now given the new Prime Minister's vow to deliver Brexit 'do or die' by 31 October 2019. 

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Doctors tapering off as pension tax rules bite

Measures designed to limit the cost of pensions tax relief to the Treasury are having some unwelcome consequences, as some senior doctors have found their incomes disappearing.

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Tax Planning for Life 2019-20

Our Tax Planning for Life 2019-20 guide navigates you through a wide range of planning opportunities and strategies for all stages and facets of life: from childhood to working/business life and onwards to those happy golden years of retirement and semi-retirement.

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Dividends wobble with 40% cuts

Recent dividend announcements have been an unwelcome reminder for some investors that peaks also have downsides.

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How well do you understand inheritance tax?

A survey by HMRC published in May 2019 concluded that the public have a relatively poor knowledge of inheritance tax (IHT) rules and lack of confidence in what they do know.

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Acuity: Financial & Tax Spring 2019

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Spring Statement 2019

 

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Finance & Tax Acuity Autumn 2018-19

Our regular update on financial, investment and tax developments for investors, company directors and private clients.

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Scottish Budget 2019-20

Outlook iconDerek Mackay MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution delivered his Scottish draft budget for 2019-20 in the Scottish Parliament on 12 December 2018. 

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UK Budget 2018

The Chancellor has laid out details signalling the end to austerity in a statement delivered between key meetings in the Brexit negotiations. Expectation leading up to the Budget had been for tax rises, with various revenue raising options discussed ahead of the statement.

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MAFS at NHS Scotland Event

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We've updated our Privacy Policy

We would like to inform you about updates we have made to our Privacy Policy ahead of the new General Data Proection Regulation coming into effect on 25 May 2018.

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Spring Statement 2018

The Chancellor's first Spring Statement

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Your plans for 2018 and beyond - focus on the long game

A New Year brings a fresh mindset – an opportunity to take stock and re-focus for the year ahead, in both our personal and financial lives.

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Financial & Tax Acuity Winter 2017-18

Our regular update on financial, investment and tax developments for investors, company directors and private clients.

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Scottish Budget 2018-19

Derek Mackay MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution delivered his Scottish draft budget for 2018-19 in the Scottish Parliament on 14th December 2017.

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Tax Planning for Life 2017-18

Our Tax Planning for Life 2017-18 guide navigates you through a wide range of planning opportunities and strategies for all stages and facets of life: from childhood to working/business life and onwards to those happy golden years of retirement and semi-retirement.

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Pensions Changes - How mistakes are still being made

Thanks to the changes in pension legislation that came into effect in April 2015, those who have defined contribution pension plans have more choice available to them than ever before.

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Scott Lawson, IFA joins the team

Martin Aitken Financial Services Limited (MAFS) has appointed Scott Lawson as an Independent Financial Advisor to further strengthen its financial planning team.

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