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
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.
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
Scottish SMEs have 6 months in which to prepare for the looming recession and build resilience or be increasingly exposed to the risks of soaring inflation, rising interest rates and contracting demand, accountancy firm Azets has warned. James Fennessey, restructuring partner with Azets, highlighted
The new Prime Minister’s inbox may well overflow with priorities, but the latest research from Grant Thornton finds that Scotland’s business community sees Levelling Up and boosting investment in Scotland as vitally important. The policy agenda, the most recent take on decades of debate
Morgan Stanley has reported its biggest ever recruitment programme for University Graduates, Graduate Apprentices and University Summer Interns in Glasgow. Over the next few months, the bank will recruit 75 University Graduates, 25 Graduate Apprentices and 104 University Summer Interns.
Almost a third (28%) of affected mid-sized businesses in Scotland have yet to register for the newly-introduced Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT), more than four months since it came into force. According to research by accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO LLP, 15% of those yet to register use more
Stuart Robb and Michelle Elliot, partners with FRP Advisory, have been appointed joint interim liquidators of Andrew Wilkie (Accountants) Limited. The business previously traded as an accountancy and taxation practice from its premises at 6 Church Street, Uddingston near Glasgow.
North-east accountancy firm SBP Accountants and Business Advisers, is continuing to expand its team with the appointment of a Jamie Smith as business development manager. Jamie Smith joins the SBP team following 25 years with RBS, taking on the role of business development manager for the firm