Family businesses are a significant proportion of the Scottish economy so we’re delighted to continue our support of research by Family Business United (FBU) Scotland, which highlights their valuable contribution. Our own initial involvement with family businesses typically happens at … Continued

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Carbon has once again won the Gold Standard Award for Independent Financial Advice. The 2018 win means that Carbon has now achieved the Award six years in a row. Learning of the win, Managing Director Gordon Wilson said: “It’s great … Continued

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CARBON European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay’s bid to retain his playing card and steer clear of Q-School went down to the wire in Valderrama. But the Edinburgh-based professional dug deep to claim 115th place in the “Race to Dubai” and … Continued

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On 29th October 2018, Philip Hammond presented the Government’s Autumn Budget. This was his third Budget since becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer and the first Budget not to take place on a Wednesday since 1962 – no doubt to avoid … Continued

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One of the many reasons for indexing is that it eliminates, at a stroke, one of the biggest risks that active investors face, namely manager risk. We’ve explained many times how the odds of beating the market through active fund … Continued

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CARBON European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay dug deep and tapped into every ounce of his experience to sign off the regular season on a high in Spain. With the all-important Tour card on the line, the Edinburgh-based professional clawed his … Continued

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We certainly live in interesting times. At the time of writing, nobody knows what’s happening with Brexit. Will a deal be reached to prevent a disorderly exit? Either way, what will be the impact on the UK and European economies? … Continued

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THREE times European Tour winner Richie Ramsay thrilled young members at Blairgowrie Golf Club. Carbon Financial enjoys a corporate partnership with Blairgowrie Golf Club and our Tour ambassador was taking a break from the build-up to the Dunhill Links Championship. … Continued

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In our final blog offering ‘top tips’ for clients looking to pass money on to their children, we finish with tips 6 and 7:   ‘Bring the kids to the meeting’ and ‘It’s not about the money’. Top Tip 6 … Continued

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Following on from our last blog which featured ‘top tips’ numbers 2 and 3 for clients looking to pass money on to their children, we continue today with tips 4 and 5, ‘Don’t give cash’ and ‘The gift of giving’. … Continued

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