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Avison Young completes off-market deal for £20 million

Avison Young has acted on the off market acquisition of two modern prime DPD industrial units for around £20 million, on behalf of its client Aberdeen Standard Investments. The stand-alone units were purchased from real estate investment company Riverside Capital who had previously bought the two buildings in separate transactions back ...
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Social media as communication

Social media is arguably the most important communication medium available to us today. From joining live conversations on Twitter, to sharing a in-joke between a group of friends on Instagram, social media is the communication medium that doesn’t look like it's going anywhere.   The key to social media's success however, ...

Scottish election 2021 summary

This year's Holyrood election has been waged in an environment like no other, with parties operating in a campaigning environment constrained by Covid restrictions. Against this backdrop, polls have indicated that Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP appear set to be the big winner from today’s vote. But will they secure an ...

Outlook cloudy for America and Democrats following presidential vote

“How are you feeling?”, I messaged my strongly Democratic family yesterday. “Optimism undergirded with a small spot of dread”, replied my Dad, no doubt reflecting the feeling of many Democrats across the country.  What we know of the presidential results so far appear to validate these feelings. Though it was accepted that ...

Getting your public affairs campaign back on track

Last Friday, the Scottish Government put out a paper considering options for an eventual relaxing of the nation’s lockdown restrictions.  At that day’s daily press conference, Nicola Sturgeon acknowledged what has become increasingly obvious, that without a vaccine or treatment for Covid-19, a return to normal life won’t happen anytime ...

Adapting social media strategy during COVID-19

In light of covid-19, we’re spending a lot more of our time online. Our morning meetings are now morning Zoom calls; our local pub quizzes are now streamed live on Twitch and our family gatherings take place in Houseparty. And that’s not even bringing social media into the mix. Recent ...

Despite being apart, society is coming together

Absence, they say, makes the heart grow fonder. Its new variant, ‘social distancing’, makes our hearts, society and the NHS, grow stronger. The Covid-19 pandemic has rocked the globe and we are all trying to navigate a new way of existing. The impact it has is far-reaching: from our health and ...