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A new survey by accountancy firm Azets has revealed that despite 58% of businesses considering succession planning, the high levels of awareness about succession are not being matched with formal planning. The latest Azets Barometer survey – which measures the opinions of business leaders acro

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Soaring corporation taxes of up to 25%, shrinking allowances and new advance payment rules are projected to affect more than 40% of Scots’ businesses with year ends between December 2023 and March 2024, seriously affecting cash flow and investment, a business tax expert has warned. Mark Pryce,

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Scotland’s care homes sector is facing an uncertain future due to mounting financial and operational pressures, including shortfalls in local authority funding, with further closures and a contraction in capacity likely, an insolvency expert is warning. Around 1,050 care homes in Scotland with

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Up to 50% of business exits occur due to an unexpected approach from potential buyers, however many business owners fail to maximise shareholder value as they are ill prepared for the 'tap on a shoulder' approach, according to research by Azets. An unsolicited approach is when a buyer such as a larg

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Azets Wealth Management has appointed Will Bleasdale as a director in its Edinburgh office. Mr Bleasdale has more than a decade of experience providing strategic wealth management advice and financial planning for a wide range of businesses and personal clients. He is both a chartered financial plan

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Private businesses in Scotland have accumulated and now hold an average daily balance of £50 billion in their bank accounts, according to recent data from Azets. While this vast sum primarily reflects the normal ebb and flow of cash into and out of bank accounts, the magnitude indicates that m

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The recent introduction of Glasgow's low emission zone (LEZ) has had unexpected financial repercussions for both businesses and their employees, following a staggering 6,000 penalty charge notices in July, according to accountancy firm Azets. The rise in penalty charge notices linked to the new

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Accountancy and business advisory firm Azets has raised £12,258.50 for The Archie Foundation following a range of fundraising efforts. Azets staff arranged a corporate golf day, a quiz night and a bake sale to support the organisation - which is the firm's chosen charity of the year.

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Chris Tate, a restructuring and recovery expert at Azets, has said that new financial pressures are continuing to drive business failures across the UK, with the hospitality sector most vulnerable to stubbornly high inflation – causing a "perfect storm to brew". The warning comes as new monthl

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Glasgow-based multi-service construction company, Tough Construction, has transferred its entire shareholding to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT), marking it as the largest business in Scotland to do so. The company, established in 1974, specialises in projects for house builders throughout Central

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Upcoming revisions to the research and development (R&D) tax relief process, set to take effect on 1 August, could discourage Scottish SMEs from applying for vital financial support, according to an R&D expert. Gemma Monaghan, head of R&D tax in Scotland at Azets, warns that the new proc

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