Accountancy professional body, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), has observed a cautious return of confidence to the economy after months of economic turmoil.
Opulus has broadened its reach by acquiring George + Co, a firm of Chartered Tax Advisers and Accountants located in Edinburgh's West End. The acquisition is part of Opulus's strategic plan to extend its geographic footprint throughout Scotland, and it marks the company's entry into the east of Scot
Scottish consumers are prioritising everyday essentials, like food shopping and spending on children and pets ahead of beauty, home improvements and nights out when it comes to managing finances.
The median FTSE 100 CEO package increased by 12% last year, from £3.72 million in 2021 to £4.15m in 2022 – based on Deloitte's analysis of data from the first 55 companies to publish their 2022 annual reports.
EY has abandoned its current plans to split its audit and consulting businesses, codenamed Project Everest, following months of internal conflict and opposition from US executives.
Chartered Accountant Richard Patterson has this month celebrated a full year back with his old firm, Robb Ferguson. Returning as a director in the firm where he was a partner for five years between 2002 and 2007, Mr Patterson, 55, has assisted the partners in achieving a range of business wins for t
EQ Accountants has supported Surface Heating Systems Ltd (SHS) with a vendor-initiated management buyout (VIMBO), allowing the owners to release some value from their business and put a robust succession plan in place. Founded in 1997 by directors Mick & Helen Cummings and Andrea Blyth, SHS
Johnston Carmichael, the firm auditing the SNP's finances, has resigned after working with the party for over a decade.
Dunedin Advisory has to been announced as the first place winners on the Business Gateway Specialist Advisory Services framework (previously known as Expert Help).
New research from KPMG, as part of its Consumer Pulse survey, shows that nine out of 10 bill payers in Scotland made changes to reduce energy use between October 2022 and February 2023.
Johnston Carmichael Wealth has appointed Martin Hendry as its new chartered financial planner based in its Glasgow office, as part of the firm’s plans to grow in the Central Belt. Martin Hendry has been working in the financial sector for 12 years and prior to this spent six years as an econom
Aberdeen-based accountancy firm Hall Morrice has made a series of internal senior management promotions and graduate appointments following a sustained period of growth. Louise Smith, previously a senior manager has been promoted to audit and accounts director.
Grant Thornton UK has reported a 12% increase in revenue to £610 million in 2022, up from £543m the previous year. Pre-tax profits rose by only 5% to £121m due to increased costs. The firm opted to invest in pay rises, promotions, and hiring a record number of school-leavers amid i
Evelyn Partners has bolstered its Edinburgh office with the appointment of Duncan Arthur as financial planning director. Mr Arthur is highly experienced and holds the coveted Chartered Financial Planner status. He joins from Blackadders Wealth Management in Dundee where he was director of financial
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