Lindsay Leask

I joined Scottish Renewables as a Policy Manager. Scottish Renewables was a good fit because of my previous experience working with the LINK – another membership based organisation. I have no technical engineering or energy background so have had to learn a lot on the job.

Will European financial services M&A in 2015 be driven by politicians or business leaders…or both?

A review of European financial services mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal activity in 2014.

Brigade SROI: Valuing social impact

We’ve evaluated the impact of our social enterprise Brigade, which has had a social return on investment (SROI) of £1.57 for every £1 invested in its first three years.

Pension freedom: PwC consumer survey of retirement guidance and funding choices

What consumers think about the quality of guidance and how they will fund their retirements, in light of the new pension freedoms from 6 April 2015

IPO Watch Q1 2015

PwC European IPO Watch Q1 2015 report, trends and analysis of Q1 2015 European IPO activity

IPO Watch 2014 annual review

2014 - the most successful year since 2007

Decommissioning: A new era for oil and gas

Decommissioning of assets is becoming one of the most significant and uncertain projects for today’s oil & gas industry.

Solvency II Long Term Guarantee Package Update

A summary of the PRA's latest regulatory developments on Supervisory Statement on transitional measures and the consultation paper on supervisory approval for the volatility adjustment

Raising the bar – The state of executive pay in 2015

Executive pay is falling in real terms as 45% of chief executives receive no salary increase, says PwC research.

New iXBRL taxonomies

HMRC has new rules and taxonomies for the iXBRL tagging of financial statements from 1 April 2015.

Unified communications – Collaboration simplified

Report on the digitisation of previously analogue telecommunications networks

CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey – March 2015

UK financial services firms report profitable growth, despite a moderate rise in business volumes.

PRA publishes final rules and supervisory statements on Solvency II

PRA has published final rules and supervisory statements ahead of Solvency II going live. This hot topic provides a summary of the areas that may be of most interest to insurers.

Local State We’re In 2015

Our fifth annual local government survey looks to the future of the council in 2015 and beyond.

Managing in the new normal

Our annual survey, produced in partnership with the Institute of Fundraising and the Charity Finance Group collates the views of nearly 500 senior fundraising and finance professionals.