Accountancy

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PwC staff have been told they can finish early on Fridays over the summer in a renewed attempt to keep employees happy amid the shift back to working from the office after the pandemic. The Big Four firm has written to its 22,000 staff in the UK and informed them that they can finish at lunchtime on

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Foreign secretary Liz Truss has banned Russian businesses from using UK accountants as she announced new sanctions on Russia in wake of its invasion of Ukraine. The sanctions include a ban on services exports to Russia, cutting them off from doing business with UK sectors that are critical to the Ru

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Independent financial advisory firm, Phil Anderson Financial Services, has been hailed as one of the best financial advisers to work for in this year’s national Professional Adviser Awards. The Ellon-based company, which now has a headcount of 19 staff across its offices, is the only Scottish

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Accountancy and business advisory firm Henderson Loggie has strengthened its audit team with the appointment of charity specialist Keith Macpherson as its new partner. Mr Macpherson, who takes up the role from his position as audit director and head of not-for-profit at Johnston Carmichael, brings w

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Alvarez & Marsal, the joint administrator of the former private healthcare company NMC Health, has filed a High Court claim of at least $2.5 billion against the firm's former auditor, EY. Yesterday, Alvarez & Marsal revealed that as part of its "wide-ranging investigation into the situation"

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Azets, the accountancy firm and specialist business advisor to SMEs, has announced the acquisition of Tait Walker, one of the largest independent accountants and business advisors in the North East. It marks the third UK acquisition in four months as Azets continues to deliver on its ambitious growt

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Scotland has seen a 164% increase in corporate insolvency numbers (liquidations and receiverships) in the fourth quarter of 2021-22, compared to the fourth quarter of 2020-21, at 240, against 91. According to the latest figures, the number of corporate insolvencies in Scotland stayed the same in Q4

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The number of new tech companies incorporated in Scotland jumped 37% in 2021, according to new analysis by audit, tax and consulting firm RSM UK. A total of 1,055 tech businesses were incorporated in the region in 2021 according to an analysis of data held by Companies House, up from 772 in 2020.

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Henderson Loggie has announced the appointment of Gavin Black to its board, as the accountancy firm prepares for its next phase of expansion. Mr Black takes up the role with immediate effect.

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The latest SME Barometer produced by Azets has revealed ambitious growth plans among UK SMEs despite a significant drop in optimism about the economy. The Barometer revealed that 51% of all SMEs across the UK and Nordics are optimistic about the economic outlook, down from 68% last summer with UK SM

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A team of 30 eager and ever so slightly nervous people from accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael are lacing their boots to take part in the Glasgow Kiltwalk this weekend as the business aims to secure a record 100 walkers in 2022. Johnston Carmichael has been a gold sponsor of

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