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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

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Owners of strong and growing businesses exiting via a trade sale or to an Employee Ownership Trust, together with corporates executing their M&A expansion strategies are continuing to drive a buoyant deal-making market in Scotland, according to Graham Cunning, head of corporate finance with Azet

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Blair Milne, a specialist in the construction sector and head of restructuring with Azets in Scotland is warning that the construction industry – which employs in excess of 140,000 staff in Scotland – should prepare for payment freezes by clients as the risk of a cash flow lockdown looms

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Highly attractive BIK (benefit in kind) rates for electric cars and increasing concerns over climate change is driving soaring employee demand for company supplied electric cars according to Azets, the regional adviser to SMEs. The annual income tax and NIC costs for a £15356 petrol Corsa SE f

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A new charity partnership initiated by accountancy firm Azets is spearheading efforts to reduce maritime plastic pollution with the first-ever European plastic pick-up to mark UN World Oceans Day. The Azets Plastic Pick-Up Day has been created in partnership between corporate charity Azets 4 Kids an

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Company directors who either commit VAT fraud or fail to demonstrate procedures to prevent VAT fraud in the supply chain are being targeted by HMRC with a trader monitoring campaign shaped by The Kittel Principle. This principle defines whether a director has been fraudulent, knew about a fraud or,

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Prices in the UK are rising at their fastest rate for 40 years, according to the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Almost three quarters (71%) of SME businesses are not currently acting to reduce their carbon emissions, as Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) performance is downgraded and digitalisation, employee wellbeing, cost inflation, and recruitment take priority according to the latest Azets SME Ba

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The Bank of England (BoE) has raised interest rates from 0.75% to 1%, in an attempt to fight rising inflation. The bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) by a majority of 6-3 to increase the bank rate by 0.25 percentage points. Those members in the minority preferred to increase the rate by 0.5 perc

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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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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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Scottish businesses seeking cash to fund investment, or ease working capital or trading problems, are being encouraged by Azets, the regional advisor to SMEs, to apply for the ‘hugely attractive’ Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) before it ends on 30 June. The Recovery Loan Scheme offers busine

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