A new survey of accounting professionals has shown that the accountancy industry will undergo a major digital transformation. The survey by Moss, a fintech specialising in finance management of SMEs, showed that more than half of respondents (57%) predict that accountancy will become completely clou
Azets, the accountancy firm that specialises in the SME market, has announced plans to boost staff numbers by 50% in Stirling after investing in new offices in the city. The new open plan offices are based in Kings Park House, Laurelhill Business Park and will feature the latest IT and communication
As inflation reaches 10.1% in the UK, mid-sized business leaders in Scotland are bracing for the impact of further financial strain, with more than 1 in 4 respondents to Grant Thornton UK LLP’s August Business Outlook Tracker saying they would not have sufficient working capital to manage infl
Donald Trump and his accounting firm Mazars USA, have been forced to hand over key financial records to lawmakers as part of a three years investigation into his disclosures and conflicts of interest. Carolyn Maloney, chair of the House Oversight Committee, said: “After numerous court victorie
Accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael has appointed Stephen Oates as its new head of entrepreneurial taxes. Mr Oates, who joins Johnston Carmichael from French Duncan, has more than 17 years’ experience in tax, with significant expertise in working with owner-managed busin
Aberdeen Retail 1 Limited and Aberdeen Retail 2 Limited, the Guernsey-based owners and operators of the Bon Accord shopping centre in the centre of Aberdeen, have been placed in administration.
Dundee-based printing business Tayprint Ltd has been placed into liquidation. Ken Pattullo and Kenny Craig of Begbies Traynor have been appointed as joint provisional liquidators.
Yorkshire based commercial finance consultancy, ABL, has grown its operations in Scotland with the appointment of Neil Kindness as regional managing director. The hire follows the commercial finance consultancy’s announcement in April of a major recruitment drive as joint managing directors Al
Independent financial advisory firm, Phil Anderson Financial Services, has signed a one-year contract to sponsor the home strip of Sunnybank Football Club for the 2022/2023 season. The Aberdeen junior team recently kicked off the McBookie.com NRJFA Championship in their new home strip featuring the
Store closures by multiple retail operators have stabilised to the lowest rate in over seven years but openings have yet to recover to pre-pandemic highs, suggesting retailers are exercising strict caution in the current trading environment. This is according to PwC’s latest Store Openings and
EQ Accountants has welcomed eight new graduates as they begin their journey to become chartered accountants. Each year, EQ Accountants provides training contracts to graduates who want to train to become a chartered accountant, delivering an intensive, diverse three-year training programme across ac
Deloitte: Lockdown tech glee ends as device fatigue and cost of living hit device usage and adoption
Growth in adoption of most digital devices has hit a plateau and, for some categories, has declined for the first time since Deloitte began surveying UK digital device ownership in 2011. This follows a record-breaking year for device adoption in 2021.
Restructuring and insolvency specialists Dunedin Advisory discuss the issues surrounding cash stuffing.
A Rosyth campervan firm, Big Sky Campers, is thriving thanks to support from Russell & Russell Business Advisors. When, back in 2015, Rob Dawkins felt he was in a position to afford to fulfil a lifetime ambition by buying a campervan, he was taken aback by the cost. Even a second-hand
Business confidence in the UK has fallen in the last quarter as companies struggle with the rising cost of doing business, a survey of chartered accountants by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has found. Business confidence has slumped to its lowest level since the