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NATO at 75

Sweden’s recent accession into NATO may have set Vladimir Putin’s teeth on edge, but he knows as well as any leader that if the growing western military alliance really was a global aggressor, we would all be radioactive ash by now. On April 4th this year, The...

London Gatwick switches from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil

London Gatwick has cut carbon emissions from its fleet by 90% by transitioning from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), saving 950 tonnes of carbon emissions a year. All of Gatwick’s 300 diesel vehicles, 85% of the airport’s fleet, are now powered by...

Motoring: Ferrari 296 GTB

My favourite Ferrari of all time is the Dino, so named in honour of Enzo Ferrari’s late son, Alfredo Dino Ferrari, credited with designing the V6 engine used in the Dino. It was a mid-engined, rear-wheel drive beauty, produced from 1957 to 1976. In my eyes, it is one...

Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast

There are two very distinct sides to Costa Rica, with the western coast on the north Pacific Ocean and the eastern coast being part of the Caribbean Sea. The latter is often overlooked in favour of the Pacific side, which has more infrastructure and is more easily accessible,...

A victory for free speech

A cosmetic surgery chain has sparked a backlash after suing customers who left bad reviews online. Signature Clinics, one of the largest cosmetic surgery chains in the UK, has come under fire after threatening to silence critics and disgruntled former patients. Kate Kronenbach...

Cleankill scoops Silver Sustainability title at awards

Cleankill Pest Control has added to the company’s accolades for its efforts to be more sustainable with a win at the inaugural London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Awards   Cleankill won the Silver in the South Western Railway Sustainability Award category...

What is corporate finance?

Michael Pay, award-winning financier and co-founder of EMC Corporate Finance takes us through the basics of what a corporate finance company does   Over the past year (or maybe that should be 30 years), I have written numerous articles along similar lines: “How...

What does a campus address do for your business?

Since it first opened in 1996, Sussex Innovation has been based on campus at the University of Sussex. But what does that actually mean for its tenants? Joseph Bradfield explains some of the advantages of an academic address   Why might a business owner look to be...

Future employment versus settlement agreements

Employers typically want to compromise as many claims as possible in settlement agreements offered to employees including future claims. Clarifying some uncertainty about the ability to compromise future claims, the Court of Session in Scotland confirmed in Bathgate v Technip...

An introduction to Business Property Relief

Business Property Relief (BPR) is a valuable tax relief provided by the government to encourage investment in certain business assets. It can be a crucial aspect of estate planning and Inheritance Tax (IHT) management. Established in the United Kingdom in 1976, BPR aims...

Navigating UK Corporation Tax payments

Sam Jones, Corporate Tax Partner at Kreston Reeves, takes you through the Corporation Tax ‘dates for your diary’ – the dates you need to know   As the tax landscape continues to evolve, staying abreast of essential statutory obligations is imperative...

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