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Jan 14 2019

Thank you to everyone involved in our year-long fundraising campaign for Maggie’s Centres!

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One of our senior colleagues, who received a life-changing cancer diagnosis while pregnant with her son, has thanked her ‘incredibly generous’ colleagues, clients and contacts after our year-long fundraising campaign. Paula McAllister, Senior Manager in our Dundee office and mum to one-year-old Rhys, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in August 2017, when she was seven more

Jan 3 2019

Retirement of Glenrothes partner

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After 17 years with the firm, Gail Cowan retired as a Partner of EQ Accountants LLP at close of business on 31 December 2018. Gail made a significant contribution over that period to the firm and its predecessor practice, Carters. For some of that time, including latterly, she was a partner in our Glenrothes office, more

Dec 17 2018

The road from Aeronautical Engineering to EQ

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Each year, we recruit a new batch of trainees and the majority of the 2018 intake of seven, who are spread across our offices in Dundee, Forfar, Glenrothes and Cupar, are accountancy / finance graduates. However, when it comes to our trainee ‘wishlist’, we are seeking more than financial prowess. As part of our commitment more

Nov 23 2018

Tay Cities Deal – Economic boost for the “Home of EQ”!

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This week saw the historic Tay Cities Deal, the initiative aimed to fund more than 20 major projects across Angus, Dundee, Perth & Kinross and North East Fife, formally signed at an event in Perth. It commits the UK and Scottish governments to investing a combined £300m in the region over the next 10-15 years, more

Nov 20 2018

A sincere thank you for your continued support!

Categories: CharitiesEQ News

As the end of our year of fundraising draws near, we reflect back on our continued fundraising efforts for our charity of the year – Maggie’s Centres – and want to take this opportunity to say thank you for the continued support, especially after the success of our recent EQ Charity Ball! We were overwhelmed by more

Nov 14 2018

We raised £16,000 at our EQ Charity Ball in aid of Maggie’s Centres!

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We are thrilled to announce that we have managed to raise almost £30,000 for Maggie’s Centres this year, with our latest fundraising effort, a celebratory Charity Ball at the weekend. Around 170 guests attended our first Charity Ball at Dundee’s Apex City Quay Hotel and Spa on Saturday 10 November 2018. With a silent auction, raffle and more

Oct 23 2018

#TalentTuesday – Joanna Smith

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Where and what did you study at University? University of Dundee – MA Joint Honours History and Contemporary European Studies and then I went on to study a Masters, graduating with an MSc in Applied Computing. Why did you choose a career in Accountancy? I wasn’t sure of the career path I wanted to take more

Oct 16 2018

#TalentTuesday – Kelly Meiklejohn

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Where and what did you study at University? Accountancy at University of Dundee. Why did you choose a career in Accountancy? I liked Maths at school so accountancy seemed like a good career option. Why did you choose to apply to EQ Accountants to complete your professional qualification? Having had no previous work experience in more