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Edinburgh Streetname Derivations

Do you know the story behind the name of the street you live on? Streetnames, or odonyms, can present all sorts of interesting historical portraits and anecdotes. Here are the stories behind five well known Edinburgh streets: 1. The Royal Mile -...
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Cyclists, pedestrians and those who use public transport received a boost this week as Edinburgh Council announced that more money will be put towards their needs. The council has pledged to raise another 2 million on top of its annual budget to...
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Edinburgh a Hit with Foreign Investors

Edinburgh has been named top mid-sized city in Europe for inward investment, economic development and business expansion by Foreign Direct Investment Magazine. The awards use official statistics and expert opinions to establish the best European cities for foreign investment. It is the...
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Scottish Economy Gains Momentum in January 2014

It is great to see a bit of optimism surrounding the UK economy again. Consumers are spending more and small business owners are beginning to emerge from a period when banks were unwilling to lend and growth was almost impossible. The latest...
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Business Focus: Are Money Worries Draining Your Graduate Employees?

The average student loan debt for those who graduated in 2012 is £19000, with an average payback period of 11 years for men and 16 years for women. To illustrate the scale of our academic debt, in England alone there is an...
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10 Inspirational Quotes for Start-Ups

Sir Richard Branson "Don't look for quick and easy fixes. Find the right people then find the right solution together." Bill Gates "If you mess up, it's not your parents' fault, so don't whine about your mistakes, learn from them." Steve Jobs...
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Helping Others can Help Your Business

Last month Blair Cadell Solicitors donated a bench to Harrison Park. You can find it just around the corner from our Harrison Gardens property centre. Handcrafted by the finest artisan craftsmen and installed by Edinburgh Council, the bespoke pew has already become...
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Scottish Independence: Business & Economy High on Agenda

Most of us will have given at least some thought to the consequences of what will happen should Scotland become an independent country later this year. What will happen to our relationship with the EU? To Trident? To Eastenders? There are many...
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Need Help with Commercial Property?

Whether you are starting up a new business venture, looking at buying premises, taking on a commercial lease or developing a new business strategy Blair Cadell will be able to assist you. We deliver Big Firm Service at a Competitive Small Firm...
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1 in 10 Scottish Business Owners to Vote Yes

Only one-in-ten scottish business owners intend to vote yes in this year's independence referendum, a new poll has revealed. Fewer than that, actually, as it turns out. Just nine per cent of Scots business owners, operators, investors and funders plan to vote...