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Wealth of Nations

Wealth of Nations Written by Andrew Wilson, founding partner29 May 2021 I was recently driving through Gogarburn – home to the mesmerically-scaled headquarters of what was once RBS Group at the edge of Edinburgh. Opened in 2005 by Her Majesty The Queen, many analysts and journalists pointed out that a new shiny – and in …

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New beginnings

New beginnings Written by Andrew Wilson, founding partner 17 April 2021 In my corner of the world, spring is in full swing. Edinburgh has been resplendent in sunshine all week and that is a tonic. Last week we had snow. This is how it rolls on the 56th parallel. We are on the same circle of …

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I missed a “worldy” before everything changed – how about you?

I missed a “worldy” before everything changed – how about you? Written by Malcolm Robertson 9 April 2021 In early March 2020, along with 67,143 other people, I watched Scotland play (and beat) France at Murrayfield. I remember that day well, because my son James scored what his coach described as a “worldy” goal (world-class) …

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Change is endemic

Change is endemic Written by Sabina Kadić-Mackenzie 13 March 2021 There is no doubt that the last year has had a profound impact on all aspects of our lives.   From the way we connect with one another, to the way we prioritise our relationships, to leaps forward in science and technology, not least the development of vaccines. It’s been enlightening.  …

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