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HM Revenues and Customs (HMRC) has come to the end of its financial year, so an opportune time to check back on its Scottish insolvency activity based on the previous year.
As you may recall, Insider featured a piece back in January in which a number of Scottish-based insolvency specialists all told a similar story: HMRC had run out of budget to pay insolvency practitioners in the autumn of 2012.
The original article can be found here
HMRC, in a roundabout way, denied it had run out of budget for insolvency work but admitted to having received additional funding in December of 2012.
In January a spokesman for the revenue told Insider: "HMRC do not lack funding to pay for insolvency services.
Rather than go through the big stories and events I want to do it a bit more personally and look back at the large profile interviews I did during the year.
Each chunk below has a link to the interview if you want to read a bit more.
The first one I did in 2009 was appropriately enough, given the current weather, in a snow covered Falkirk industrial estate with Jamie Rae of Redeem. He was extremely honest and open which for an interviewer is great.
Then I was off up to the Raploch to speak with Campbell Christie about the regeneration in Stirling, football and politics.
A slightly shorter journey saw me going downstairs from my office to spend an hour with Margaret Laidlaw from Tenon to discuss accountancy, entrepreneurs and the recession.
I was at the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants 90th anniversary President's Lunch this week.
Held in the Edinburgh International Conference Centre it was a mix of business people and members of the trade body.
After the event he took the time to sit down with me for a short interview.
For the sake of full disclosure Business7 is the media partner for the event.
To set the scene I dumped my car at Linlithgow Train Station on Wednesday and made my way through to Glasgow for an 8.30am kick off.
Deloitte's office on George Square was to be home for the day.