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Jan 9 2019

We have secured over £16 million of tax savings for clients

Categories: TaxationTechnology

We have claimed over £16M of Research and Development tax credits for our clients, having recently secured our 300th claim which can potentially apply to any companies developing or creating new products, innovations or processes. Managed by our specialist team of seven, we handle over 65 claims each year and have an impressive 100% track record more

Jan 3 2019

A Hot Topic at the sixteenth Farming Scotland Conference

Categories: Agriculture

One of the country’s leading experts on the agricultural effects of climate change will address this year’s Farming Scotland Conference. The event, now its 16th year, will once again be held at Carnoustie Hotel, Angus on Thursday 14 February 2019 and is sponsored by EQ Chartered Accountants, Bell Ingram, the Royal Bank of Scotland and Thorntons more

Dec 10 2018

Would Cloud Accounting benefit your business?

Categories: LeisureMaking Tax Digital

From this April, the current government’s intention to bring Making Tax Digital (MTD) for all businesses, including sole traders and landlords, with a turnover above the VAT threshold (currently £85,000) to keep digital records for VAT purposes comes into force. This means that manual record keeping for VAT registered businesses will no longer be acceptable more

Dec 3 2018

Farming Scotland Conference – A changing climate

Categories: Agriculture

The sixteenth annual Farming Scotland Conference will take place at Carnoustie Hotel, Angus, on Thursday 14 February 2019, with a stellar line up of speakers set to address delegates. A popular speaker returns in Jeremy Moody, Secretary and Advisor of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) and Advisor to the Scottish Agricultural Arbiters & 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 20 2018

Games Industry to share in ‘Creative Cluster’ Funding

Categories: Technology

Dundee will receive a share of an £80 million investment aiming to boost productivity and jobs in the UK’s creative industries. Led by the Arts and Humanities Research Council within UKRI, the £80 million “first-of-its-kind” investment will see nine of the UK’s best performing creative businesses come together with researchers and organisations to explore new more

Nov 20 2018

GP Surgeries – Locums costs placing pressure on tight budgets

Categories: Healthcare

GP surgeries continually struggle to recruit new partners and salaried GPs as many GPs prefer to opt for locum work instead. One of the main reasons cited for choosing locum work over working full-time for a GP practice, is the greater flexibility in both the scheduling of working hours and the actual number of hours more

Nov 16 2018

Capital Allowances for Structures and Buildings

Categories: Property & ConstructionTaxation

The Chancellor announced at the 2018 budget that the government will introduce a new Structures and Building Allowance (SBA) for new non-residential structures and buildings. Relief will be provided on eligible construction costs incurred on or after 29 October 2018. The key features of the SBA are – Relief to be given at a flat more