French Duncan shortlisted for Large Accountancy Firm of the Year award

French Duncan 1French Duncan has been shortlisted in the prestigious Large Accountancy Firm of the Year category at the Scottish Accountancy and Finance Awards 2016.

The firm, which has with 18 partners, a fee income of over £10 million, nearly 200 employees and a network of offices spanning Scotland’s Central Belt, said being shortlisted “demonstrates the progress French Duncan has made in growing and strengthening its business in Scotland”.

Five years ago the firm’s management team embarked on a strategy to completely transform the business into a “dynamic, technology-led and market-leading independent forward thinking Scottish practice”.

A statement from the firm said: “As a Scottish domiciled firm, intrinsically linked to the Scottish economy, French Duncan is now synonymous with quality client service and widely known for attracting top performing staff. It currently serves over 7000 clients, employs 200 highly skilled professionals across Scotland and continues to grow its domestic and international business.”

Graeme Finnie
Graeme Finnie

Commenting on being short-listed managing partner Graeme Finnie said: “What we have achieved in the past five years could not have been fulfilled without a strategic shift to change the culture of our business. Our forward thinking approach means that the French Duncan of today is positive, progressive and fun.

“Five years ago we had 133 staff and now employ over 200. Our revenues and profits have increased as a result of our deliberate efforts to change direction and create a market leading offer. We are delighted to be shortlisted for the Large Accountancy Firm of Year award as this shows that our efforts are continuing to pay off.”

The awards take place in Glasgow on 16 June.

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