22nd December 2017

A Carbon Christmas Carol

A Carbon Christmas Carol In Charles Dickens’s timeless story, the protagonist Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. These three ghosts highlight the mistakes that Scrooge has made in his past, his … Continued

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On the final day of our series of encounters with Christmas financial ghosts – Past, Present and Yet to Come – we steel ourselves once more to focus, perhaps, on the most terrifying spectre of all: the Ghost of Financial … Continued

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Continuing our Carbon Christmas Carol, in which the three ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come pay us visits to give timely warnings, we adjust our eyes to focus on our second spectral visitor: the Ghost of Financial … Continued

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In Charles Dickens’s timeless story, the protagonist Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. These three ghosts highlight the mistakes that Scrooge has made in his past, his present and how, if … Continued

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The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution, Derek Mackay (not quite yet a household name), has unveiled his first Scottish Budget. There were no great surprises, with the UK Government’s reduction (in real terms) of the discretionary block grant … Continued

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The influence of Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend isn’t restricted to the national team. Scottish rugby is on a high after impressive autumn tests performances against Samoa, New Zealand and Australia, with a highest ever world number five ranking secured. … Continued

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CARBON’S European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay leapt to number 32 in the rankings after a successful 2017 season. Here, Richie reflects on a year when he played 27 tournaments, including The Open and the US Open – and savoured a … Continued

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STRATHALLAN School is heading for Scotland’s Home of Rugby! Their 1st XV saw off George Watson’s College 21-3 in a hard-fought encounter at Myreside to book a much coveted place in the final of the Scottish Schools Under 18 Cup. … Continued

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We are delighted to announce that we have once again been awarded the Gold Standard Award for independent financial advice, making it the fifth year in a row. Gordon Wilson and Darren Lees at Carbon, were thrilled to collect the … Continued

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This was Philip Hammond’s second budget and the first one to be delivered in the Autumn rather than the traditional Spring, and that is about as interesting as it gets. There was nothing of any real significance from a financial … Continued

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