EQ merges with Carters
We welcome Carters staff and clients to EQ, following our merger on 1st April 2015. EQ now comprises over 100 staff, including 15 partners, based in our four offices in Tayside and Fife.
The newly merged firm is estimated to achieve a turnover in the first full year in excess of £6.5 million, and is expecting to increase staff numbers through growth across all areas of the practice.
more than equal to any challenge
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We enjoy working with EQ. As well as providing the normal compliance services, they have been able to provide advice and support at a strategic level...
Managing Director, Rautomead Limited
"EQ have provided Thorntons with outstanding advice over the past few years, particularly in relation to some areas of crucial importance...
Joint Managing Partner, Thorntons Law LLP
They are very pragmatic and I think the great thing about them is that they are always willing to hear what your goals are and to support them...
Managing Director, Lothianious and Its Appt
Without their advice and assistance we would have been tied in knots. They seem to care as much about me as larger organisations...
Director, Datel Interiors
We are not financially driven people – we are engineers. They have brought home to us the importance of understanding our accounts in detail...
Managing Director, DP Services
They are very in tune with our business, easy to deal with and integrate with our personnel seamlessly. They do our quarterly management...
Managing Director, Venture Oilfield Services
We have employed the services of the team at EQ for six years now. We have found them at all times...
Charter Veterinary Surgeons
Earlier this year our practice underwent a restructure process together with an acquisition. During this time, David Morrison's contacts...
Stephen Taylor came up with the idea that we introduce a limited company, incorporating part of the home. We started a management and training...
Partner, Mossview Care Home
Shortly after we set up Lojigma, we were advised to work with them and we have never looked back...
Dr Suresh Patel
Managing Director, Lojigma International Ltd
EQ have provided a first class service throughout their dealings with us, culminating in a large Research and Development Tax Credit claim being...
Finance Director, eeGeo
We were very impressed with the quality and professionalism of the work they carried out during the management buyout due diligence...
Managing Director, Haldane UK
Following our move to EQ/Amber, we have been delighted by the advice and support provided. All our issues...
Nick & Tony Price
Carewatch Grampian & Carewatch Tayside
As a medium sized business, we had used a "big 4" firm to carry out our audit and tax work for many...
Finance Director, Scott & Fyfe Limited
As each of my businesses has grown, EQ have supported me in achieving the appropriate business structure...
Managing Director, Forster Roofing Services Limited
We use EQ Taxation for all of our taxation expertise and we value the relevant and imaginative advice provided. Recent work on share...
Head of Operations and Finance, Insights Learning & Development Limited
I've been impressed with EQ's specialist agriculture and tax knowledge, which are relevant to my businesses. Their people are easy...
D & I Hunter, Hunter Holiday Cottages, Kintyre Country Homes Ltd
EQ have a very different approach to other accountants I've dealt with. They've taken the time to understand my...
W H Dorward Ltd (Plumbing, Heating & Gas Engineers)
They are very good. If you ask any questions they respond to you – you do not have to chase them...
Managing Director, Express Garage Doors Ltd
Entrepreneur and accountant may not appear at the top of your list as possessing a natural synergy, but I can testify to the catalytic synergy when Peter...
The Kitchin, Castle Terrace Restaurant & The Scran & Scallie
Ian and Stephen are very genuine, give you straight answers and you feel comfortable discussing anything with them...
Managing Director, Ivan Wood & Sons Ltd
SIt took 13 years in business and three previous accountancy firms until we found a firm such as EQ, who could...
Managing Director, Kall Kwik Edinburgh
We required a very quick solution to a project and EQ supplied it, in a very timely...
Director of Finance, GFI MAX
I would be happy to recommend EQ Chartered Accountants and Amber Accounting Services to any business...
Director, PPCA Ltd
I was so impressed with that initial response that I changed accountants immediately. They took me on the right track straight away, thanks to Peter...
Managing Director, West Port Print and Design Ltd
For us, what distinguishes them from many accountants is the pro-active approach they provide us with...
Managing Director, Balmoral Asset Management Ltd
Everyone at the firm has been sincere, willing and professional and I look forward to making the most of their expertise...
Managing Director, Cluny Clays Ltd
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- July 2015 : Training Grant 2015/16
- July 2015 : Budget Summary - July 2015
- July 2015 : EQ's membership of the British Holiday and Home Parks Association
- June 2015 : Planning your exit and maximising your after tax cash
- June 2015 : Charities – Are you paying VAT on your rent?
- June 2015 : Protecting your tax status when managing land under a contract farming agreement
- May 2015 : Potential incorporation of care home business
- May 2015 : Tax planning for dentists
- May 2015 : Improving skills and resolving performance issues in the workplace
- May 2015 : P11D benefits and returns
- April 2015 : Agritourism there to be discovered
- April 2015 : Business Builder Forum - 1 May 2015
- April 2015 : New Fife food and drinks businesses urged to test market
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Details about our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk under reference number 3165.
EQ is a trading name of EQ Accountants LLP, a limited liability partnership, registered in Scotland no. SO303243 whose registered office is at Westby, 64 West High Street, Forfar, DD8 1BJ. Reference to a 'partner' is to a member of EQ Accountants LLP.