BURNS SUPPERS AND BRANDS

Scotsman Piers Currie, who was the former Global Head of Brand at Aberdeen Asset Management, reminds us of the cultural pitfalls that can arise when talking to foreigners!

BANNED WAGON

Simon Clark, the Director of FOREST, marks ten years since the smoking ban in 2007 and demands that genuine liberals must be prepared to fight against further attacks on our lifestyle choices, by the “bully…

HOLD YOUR NERVE

The UKs most insightful economist and Chairman of Capital Economics, Roger Bootle argues that no Brexit deal is better than a bad deal. His latest brilliant book, “Making a Success of Brexit and Reforming the…

THE LAMENT OF THE RELUCTANT REMAINER

In his youth Bruce was a devout Marxist and civil rights campaigner in Northern Ireland. In maturity his political direction veered right and he became Political Editor of The Spectator and regular contributor to both…

AUTUMN STATEMENT PROPERTY TAX

Haysmacintyre’s Head of Tax, Katharine Arthur, outlines some announced changes that affect property, including freezing indexation allowance for corporation tax, which will see corporates joining individuals in paying tax on gains arising from inflationary uplifts…

MY (SMALL) PART IN THE DOWNFALL OF SOVIET RUSSIA

Celebrated author, historian and conscientious campaigner Nikolai Tolstoy, reflects on his personal protracted crusade against Bolshevism, ironically resulting in his arrest by the British Police and what it means to carry the Tolstoy legacy

STURGEON’S GAMBLE

In the wake of the Catalonian crisis, former Minister of State 1997-2003 and Energy Minister 2001-2003, the Right Honourable Brian Wilson believes that Sturgeon’s demand for a second Scottish referendum has monumentally backfired. He also…

SECOND WIND

TV and radio presenter Nick Ferrari argues that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s recent elevation to political rock star has a limited shelf life and should not be taken too seriously. Nick hosts the weekday breakfast…

FAMILY INVESTMENT COMPANIES

Family Investment Companies have seen something of a resurgence recently and though not the panacea that they are sometimes thought to be, they can be very effective in the right circumstances. Haysmacintyre’s Head of Tax,…