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Jan 15 2020

Is Xero the cure to your CIS headache?

Categories: Amber AccountingProperty & Construction

Under the Government’s Construction Industry Scheme (CIS), contractors must deduct money from the payments they make to subcontractors to go to HMRC. These are treated as advance payments for tax and National Insurance contributions. CIS applies to businesses involved in the construction industry, and can affect businesses that are not actually in the industry but more

Jan 14 2020

Corporate Finance Deal Done!

Categories: Corporate Finance

We recently completed a business purchase to the value of £3.25m for a company in the leisure sector. Our client is a Scottish tourism business that was looking to expand their portfolio through acquisition.  EQ acts for many leisure businesses in Scotland and has extensive expertise in the issues involved. What type of work was involved? more

Dec 20 2019

The transition to Open Banking

Categories: Amber Accounting

There have been recent changes within banking to standardise the way data can be accessed from different bank accounts in one place, including the introduction of Open Banking. Launched in 2018, Open Banking has transformed the way you bank online by offering more up to date bank feeds from banks into accounts systems, for example more

Dec 11 2019

Supporting our clients with the growth of their business

Categories: Amber AccountingFood & Drink

As a client’s business portfolio grows, so do the challenges and opportunities, therefore, it is important to have a trusted team of advisors, providing professional and trusted support allowing the business to not only function, but succeed and thrive. That was certainly the case for Brett Lawrence, owner of the award-winning Rocca Deli in St more

Dec 3 2019

Can VAT help to boost your profits?

Categories: LeisureTaxation

The VAT Flat Rate Scheme allows some smaller businesses to benefit from paying a lower rate of VAT to HMRC. The scheme is often used by contractor type businesses, but is less widely used in the leisure sector. Instead of declaring the standard 20% on sales, you pay a lower percentage to HMRC that varies more

Dec 2 2019

Supporting Crosbie Matthew on their business journey

Categories: Corporate Finance

What does the term ‘accountant’ mean to you? A professional who records and maintains clients’ financial transactions, ensuring compliance with legislation in the process? – yes. However, we pride ourselves on not just being accountants – we are leading business advisors, supporting clients on their journey, whatever that may entail. For the last 13 years, more