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Jan 4 2022

A warm welcome to our new Senior Audit Manager

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We are delighted to welcome Greg Stapley as a Senior Audit Manager in our Glenrothes office. Greg joined EQ on Monday 3 January, having previously worked at AAB in Edinburgh as an Audit Senior Manager. Originally from Kent where he qualified with ICAEW in 2004, he is now based in Dunfermline with his wife, two more

Dec 20 2021

Bank of England increases interest rate

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The Bank of England has raised its base rate from 0.1% to 0.25%, the first increase in three years, to try and tackle growing concerns over inflation. While the rate has increased by only 0.15%, it will add to financial pressure on households with variable-rate mortgages and hit firms with higher borrowing costs. This could more

Oct 1 2021

Helping children have sum fun during Maths Week

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Maths Week Scotland, that runs from 27 September to 3 October, aims to celebrate the importance of maths in our everyday lives and encourages schools to arrange activities and events that help boost the image and enjoyment of maths. We have supported St Andrew’s RC Primary School by contributing £250 towards their Maths Week, allowing more

Sep 28 2021

John Langlands retires after four decades with the firm

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After 44 years, John Langlands will be retiring as a Partner of EQ at close of business on 30 September 2021. From beginning his journey with EQ founding firm JLM as a trainee in 1977 to working his way to becoming Partner in 1997, he has seen the firm evolve over time and has been more

Sep 8 2021

Date confirmed for Autumn Budget 2021

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Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that the next Budget will be on Wednesday 27 October, around a month earlier than had been anticipated. The announcement on the funding of social care yesterday was a clear signal of intent that the UK Government is looking at the funding of the pandemic. So what might be on more

Aug 24 2021

Six new graduates start their accountancy career journey

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We have welcomed six new graduates who take up their positions as trainees across our offices. Each year, we provide graduate training contracts to local graduates who want to train to become a Chartered Accountant and deliver an intensive, three-year training programme which is unrivalled locally when it comes to the experience, training and funding more