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Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker

Chief Executive

6 January 2020

The top Scottish business predictions for 2020

So, what will 2020 hold for Scottish businesses? Experts from Johnston Carmichael, map out what 2020 could hold for the country’s business sector.

Andrew Holloway

Andrew Holloway

Entrepreneurial Taxes Director

15 May 2018

Update: EU reaffirms State Aid approval for EMI share options

Following the uncertainty over the renewal of EU State Aid approval for the HMRC approved Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) scheme, this has now been granted.

Shaun Millican

Shaun Millican

Business Advisory Partner

18 April 2018

Online guide powers up support for tech sector

Hotspots from Oban to Orkney have been tracked as part of a new interactive guide to the growing Scottish technology sector produced by Johnston Carmichael.

Kirsty Irvine

Kirsty Irvine

Business Development Senior Manager

12 March 2018

Talking Tech: events to help you start up & stay up

Join us for a series of events aimed at helping you start up and scale up. There’s workshops, pitch rehearsal panels, a fireside chat with one of Edinburgh’s most exciting tech stories, and even a tequila tasting. If you want to get together with like minded entrepreneurs, register now.

Sandy Manson

Sandy Manson

Chair, Head of Client Service and Partner

3 January 2018

Top 10 business predictions for 2018

After a snap general election, the beginning of Brexit and Bank of England interest rates rising for the first time in 10 years, the economy saw its share of surprises in 2017.

So, what will 2018 hold for Scottish business? Here’s our top ten predictions for the year ahead: