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Edinburgh Castle viewed from the Vennel by the Grassmarket

The easiest way to explore Edinburgh

With some of the world’s most beautiful scenery and top cultural spots on our doorstep, it’s no surprise Scots are opting to holiday at home.
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Jacqueline Cook is Head of Planning, Davidson Chalmers Stewart

Jacqueline Cook: Future looking bright for build to rent property sector

There may be no place like it but what, exactly, makes a home? Developers and planners seek to answer this question in an increasingly sophisticated residential sector, one which continues to diversify to meet evolving occupier needs. As a result, sub-sets of housing beyond the traditional owner and landlord/tenant models are emerging – with the rise of student accommodation, retirement housing and short term lets, including those administered through Airbnb.

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The all-round high design quality explains the �37,935 entry price tag

Review: Volvo S60

Pollution from motor vehicles is caused by all who use them, whether a bus passenger, motorbike rider or the driver of a grossly toxic hyperfast petrol supercar or vast limousine.

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Stuart Gillies, Associate at CMS

Stuart Gillies: Thriving fintech scene set to give business new moves

Fintech, the use of technology in the delivery of financial services, is thriving. Companies and products such as Monzo and Apple Card improve how consumers spend their money while FNZ and Money Dashboard help with managing finances. Even the very nature of money itself is evolving with Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra.

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Donna Reynolds is an Employment Partner with Blackadders

Donna Reynolds: Workplaces need a social media policy

I don’t care much for social media. I don’t agree with the school of thought that we must Instagram it or it didn’t happen. Perhaps that’s a strange admission for someone who regularly uses both Twitter and LinkedIn and records podcasts (we’re on our fifth series of Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket) for work purposes, but I personally prefer not to document what I do in my personal life.

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