Consilium Chartered Accountants and the ICAS Foundation have announced a partnership aimed at fostering social mobility and inclusion within the accountancy profession. The collaboration seeks to create a "staircase of talent", providing financial support, mentorship, and training opportunities to y
Following HMRC’s announcement that it will not appeal against Loose Women presenter Kaye Adams’ court win over IR35 rules, Wylie & Bisset, Accountants and Business Advisers, has noted that the case illustrates the uncertainty surrounding agreeing an IR35 determination with HMRC. TV p
Aberdeen-based accountancy firm Hall Morrice has bolstered its leadership team with the appointment of Jack Borg-Delaney as a new audit director. Mr Borg-Delaney, with a wealth of experience in audit and compliance, previously held senior audit roles at Deloitte and Ernst and Young.
Accountancy group MHA has solidified its presence in Scotland with the merger of Geoghegans, a prominent Edinburgh-based accountancy firm. The move marks the second merger in Scotland for MHA, the first being with Aberdeen-based accountancy firm Meston Reid & Co in October 2023.
Ross Foley has been appointed as cyber practice leader at PwC in Scotland, succeeding Colin Slater following his recent retirement. Ross Foley, a director based in Glasgow, joined PwC Scotland’s Cyber Security Practice eight years ago and has played a key role in the expansion of the team - wh
A new survey by accountancy firm Azets has revealed that despite 58% of businesses considering succession planning, the high levels of awareness about succession are not being matched with formal planning. The latest Azets Barometer survey – which measures the opinions of business leaders acro
Trojan Energy, the on-street electric vehicle charging specialist, has appointed Chris Waples, Terry Hart and Keith Barclay to the company’s board of directors. These appointments follow £26 million of funding secured by the company in a raise supported by lead investors BGF and The Scot
Scotland's listed companies experienced a notable increase in profit warnings during Q4 2023, surpassing the combined warnings of the entire preceding year, as revealed by EY-Parthenon's latest Profit Warnings report. Ten profit warnings were issued in 2023, with six in Q4 alone. The number of Q4 wa
Emergency Repair, Scotland’s first all-trades national emergency repairs company, is on track to record a turnover of £1 million in its first six months of trading. With 2000 emergency trade specialists and experienced engineers on call across the UK, the firm covers the length and bread
Award-winning Aberdeen entrepreneur Andrew Smith has recently launched his latest venture, KLT Networking, aimed at empowering companies and individuals to enhance their business-winning capabilities. Previously the owner of Aberdeen Business Network (ABN) for 14 years, Mr Smith successful