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Aug 22 2018

John Seaton

Categories: EQ News

The staff at EQ were saddened to learn of the death of John Seaton last Friday. For over 30 years, John was a partner in the Forfar office of JLM, one of the founder firms of EQ, and he continued, on a consultancy basis, until his retirement in 2011. After completing his training to become more

Aug 1 2018

Our skydiving quartet go above and beyond

Categories: EQ News

A quartet of our high-flying staff have smashed their fundraising target after jumping out of a plane for charity. After three postponements due to weather challenges, the thrill-seeking four from our Dundee office were finally given the go-ahead to exit the aircraft 10,000 feet above the ground at Fife Airport in Glenrothes on Tuesday 24 more

Jul 17 2018

We are proud to co-sponsor Angus Brewfest alongside Thorntons

Categories: EQ NewsLeisure

Forfar’s answer to Oktoberfest has secured sponsorship from two local firms for this year’s festival, namely EQ Chartered Accountants and Thorntons Solicitors. Angus Brewfest is an annual food and drinks festival in Forfar which offers a vast selection of beer and non-alcoholic drinks from Scottish brewers and producers – many of which are local to more

Jun 27 2018

Michael Scott wins ‘One Young CA’ award

Categories: People

Michael Scott CA (32), a Supervisor based in our Glenrothes office has been selected to represent the chartered accountancy profession across the world, after winning the ‘One Young CA’ award at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) Young CAs Summit in London on Thursday 21 June 2018. Each year, ICAS issues a call more

Jun 5 2018

Our courageous staff prepare for sky dive in aid of Maggie’s Centres

Categories: EQ News

Four of our very courageous staff members at EQ are preparing to face their fears by jumping out of a plane for charity. The thrill-seeking team from our Dundee office are tentatively counting down to their sponsored sky dive at Fife Airport in Glenrothes, which will see them exiting the aircraft from around 10,000 feet more

May 23 2018

Working in Partnership with Harris Academy & DYW

Categories: EQ News

Yesterday, EQ and Harris Academy were were presented with Partnership Certificates by Dundee and Angus Developing the Young Workforce (DYW), as part of a national drive to bring businesses and education closer together. The certificates recognise the collaborative work which EQ and the school are doing to help arm existing school pupils with the skills and experiences more

Apr 26 2018

Could there be a wages liability waiting for you?

Categories: EQ NewsHealthcare

This case relates to a care worker who was paid a flat fee for an overnight stay and only the minimum wage for the hour in the evening where she was awake and working. Last year it was ruled that the minimum wage should be paid for the whole period as she was under the more

Apr 24 2018

Register your trust with HMRC or face penalties

Categories: EQ NewsProfessions

Are you the trustee of a trust or an agent dealing with trusts? If so you need to be aware of the requirement to register certain trusts with HMRC using an online service. You are only required to register the trust if the trust had a liability to income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax more