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Planning a sustainable future for the family farm

Posted, 05 April 2017 by Linda Tinson in Views
Categories: Family law | Private client | Rural

Proper planning, together with professional legal and financial support can ensure a smooth transition into the farm business for the next generation.

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The times they are a fluctuating

Posted, 03 April 2017 by Jennifer Young in Views
Categories: Construction | Corporate

The established political and economic norm may be about to dramatically change. Does our approach to construction contracts need to make a similarly radical shift?

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The Young Farmers Overwintered Cattle show and sale - and its vital role in the future of the sector

Posted, 30 March 2017 by Allan Collie in Views
Categories: Private client | Rural

Retiring partner Allan Collie explains the importance of events such as the Young Farmers Overwintered Cattle show and sale to the farming sector.

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The ten million dollar comma

Posted, 29 March 2017 by Jody Mitchell in Views
Categories: Corporate

A fascinating judgment came out of the United States last week: fascinating, at least, for those of us with an interest in grammar and punctuation.

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Inverness Business Briefing - when uncertainty's a certainty

Posted, 27 March 2017 by Jennifer Young in Views
Categories: Corporate | Employment

With days to go until Theresa May triggers Article 50, and persistent uncertainty around an evolving political landscape at home and abroad, there’s no doubt we’re living in interesting times.

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The HBW annual awards - celebrating business women in the Highlands

Posted, 23 March 2017 in News
Categories: CSR

Newly-promoted Ledingham Chalmers partner, and current Highland Business Woman (HBW) president, Victoria Leslie, shares her thoughts on last week’s hugely successful HBW awards.

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The business rate revaluation - fair or foul

Posted, 21 March 2017 by David Scott in Views
Categories: Commercial property

With a deadline of 30 September, ratepayers should waste no time in appealing against their new valuation if they feel it’s incorrect, or excessive.

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Ledingham Chalmers eyes sustainable growth with raft of promotions

Posted, 16 March 2017 in News
Categories: Us

Ledingham Chalmers announces seven promotions across its Inverness, Aberdeen and Stirling offices.

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