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Eilish McColgan’s training blog - May 2016

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23 May 2016

With the Olympic Trials only a matter of weeks away, Eilish has achieved the second of her two required qualifying standard times in the 5000m and has set a new personal best at this distance and getting her name into the UK All-Time Top 12 for her 3000m time at the Diamond League event in Doha.

A new Director joins our Commercial Property team

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13 May 2016

The growth of our Commercial Property team continues with the appointment of Dawn Anderson who joins as a Director in our Edinburgh office.

Bonds of Caution - another reason to have a Will?

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12 May 2016

A Bond of Caution (pronounced ‘kayshun’) is type of insurance policy which executors are required to submit to obtain Confirmation on most estates the deceased did not leave a Will. There is a cost involved which could be avoided if a Will had been left.

Our Private Client team in Glasgow welcomes Peter Murrin as a new Associate

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12 May 2016

We are delighted to announce the expansion of our Private Client team with the appointment of new Associate, Peter Murrin.

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Tweedie as Chairman

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9 May 2016

Peter Tweedie (left), corporate partner who joined the firm with the Shield & Kyd merger four years ago, has been elected chairman.

Help your family by having the right papers in the right places

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5 May 2016

Sorting through piles of paperwork is an unwelcome task for Executors – either because they cannot find key documents, or because there are mountains of superfluous papers. You can greatly ease their task by having the right papers in the right places.

Lindsays has cemented Dundee presence according to The Courier

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3 May 2016

The Courier today (Tuesday 3 May 2016) published an article describing our ongoing growth in Dundee following an interview by Andy Argo with Alasdair Cummings, Managing Partner and Peter Tweedie , Chairman.

A governance health check could help protect your charity’s reputation

Image for article: A governance health check could help protect your charity’s reputation

3 May 2016

To maintain your charity's reputation these days relies on trustees, chairs and chief executives being aware of the risks they face and ensuring the organisation observes good governance guidelines. A health check to review your current position is a great place to start.

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