Henderson Loggie has appointed of Fiona Doctor and Jacqueline Watson as new partners, reflecting the accountancy firm’s commercial focus on driving growth. These are specialist non-accounting appointments, unusual in accountancy firms, and bring the number of women partners in the 18-strong le
Tech-enabled business critical services group AAB have launched their newly expanded office in the heart of Edinburgh. The move to their George Street new base comes as the Edinburgh team celebrate the milestone of their 5th year of supporting clients in the city. AAB first opened an office in the c
KPMG UK has announced that Paula Holland will take on the leadership of its Aberdeen office, as Martin Findlay retires following 31 years with the professional services firm. Ms Holland will take up the post of office senior partner from 3 April, leading 125 colleagues in the city. Ms Holl
AAB Group has announced their largest promotion round to date, with the appointment of four new partners, a new managing partner and four existing partners taking on additional responsibility as business unit heads. The promotion round reflects the rapid growth of the business-critical services grou
The new Finance Bill published yesterday introduces three new taxes, taking the total number of taxes introduced this century to 24. Apart from two one-off levies, and the Health and Social Care Levy (which was repealed before it came into effect, and is not included in the total above), none of the
The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) has warned companies claiming R&D tax relief, and their advisers, that they will soon need to provide extra information in order to make a claim. In the latest Finance Bill, the government confirmed it is bringing forward a requirement to provide add
Pupils from across Scotland got an early glimpse into the world of business at an online careers event hosted by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). School students aged from 13-18 joined with teachers and parents to tour virtual displays and chat to employers and further
Big four firm PwC has said it is reviewing its hiring and training procedures to accommodate recent school leavers and graduates affected by the lockdown and missed out on taking exams under normal conditions due to Covid.
Scottish firms had over 1.2 million overdue invoices on their books this winter, new research from insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 has revealed. R3’s analysis of data provided by Creditsafe shows 1,231,703 invoices were overdue in Scotland over the winter months – with 416,856
Shona Campbell, insolvency partner at business advisory and accountancy firm Henderson Loggie, has been appointed as liquidator of Holoxica, the Scottish-based holographic 3D visualisation company. Global supply chain issues, changes in trading conditions because of Brexit and the pandemic have crea
Professional accountants must help drive the migration to sustainable economies and businesses by becoming experts in green finance, according to the latest report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) — Green finance skills: the guide.
EQ accountants partner Mark Gallacher has announced he will be retiring from his position the tax and business advisory firm on 31 March 2023. After 32 years with the firm, Mr Gallacher has made a significant contribution over that period, starting his journey with JLM, one of its predecessor practi
ICAS: Global study identifies the key to fostering female ambition in the chartered accountancy profession
New research launched today from the Chartered Accountants Worldwide global ED&I task force, chaired by ICAS executive director of member engagement and communications, Sarah Speirs, has identified the key to fostering female ambition in the profession. The CAW global ED&I task force partner
A Caithness-based mortgage adviser is celebrating after having passed her final exam to gain the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning. Kayleigh Ross works at Phil Anderson Financial Services in Wick as a mortgage adviser has passed the Chartered Insurance Institute Exam R06 – Financial plan
North-east accountancy firm SBP Accountants and Business Advisers has appointed a tax specialist to support its clients across the firm’s four offices. Mark Rhynas has joined the 34-strong SBP team as a tax manager following eleven years working within accountancy in the Aberdeen area.