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Haddington-based investment management firm McInroy & Wood has appointed David Cruickshank, the former global chairman of Deloitte, as its new non-executive chairman. Mr Cruickshank replaces Simon Fraser, who died suddenly in August 2021. Tim Wood, the firm’s chief executive, served as int

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Vicki Bibby has been appointed as the new chief operating officer of Audit Scotland. Ms Bibby is an experienced leader in Scotland’s public sector and joins Audit Scotland from her current role as director of strategic planning and performance at Public Health Scotland, a post she has held thr

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Chiene + Tait (C+T) has announced the appointment of Grant Mackay, a VAT specialist with more than 25 years’ experience, to its Inverness team. With experience across in a number of core sectors including agriculture, landed estates, charities, public sector and owner-managed businesses, Mr Ma

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Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB), the tech-enabled business-critical services group, has announced the appointment of Doug Michael as partner and United States (US) tax practice Lead, based in the business’ London office. Mr Michael joins AAB to launch a brand-new US tax service as part of

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Company directors who either commit VAT fraud or fail to demonstrate procedures to prevent VAT fraud in the supply chain are being targeted by HMRC with a trader monitoring campaign shaped by The Kittel Principle. This principle defines whether a director has been fraudulent, knew about a fraud or,

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) is set to receive the entire £14.4 million fine imposed on KPMG last week for its role in the Carillion scandal. Last week, Scottish Financial News reported that KPMG was set to be fined after a Financial Reporting Council (FR

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Edinburgh-based financial services training provider Redmill Advance has entered into a partnership with True Bearing Chartered Financial Planners (part of the Amber River Group), providing digital learning solutions across the entire business. Under the new partnership, True Bearing benefits f

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Amity Fish Company, a Peterhead fish firm that switched from wholesale to e-commerce landed the FSB Small Business of the Year 2022 award at a special ceremony that took place in Glasgow yesterday. The firm, led by Jimmy Buchan star of the BBC’s Trawlermen TV series, netted the overall prize a