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May 30 2019

Environmental Initiatives set to impact Hospitality Industry Margins?

Categories: Food & DrinkLeisure

In February 2019, The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) launched its consultation on the bottle deposit scheme adopted from successful schemes in Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands and Sweden. The scheme aims to cut plastic bottle and can pollution by introducing a deposit return scheme (DRS) with packaging manufacturers paying the more

May 1 2019

Supporting ‘Agritourism’ and rural businesses across Scotland

Categories: Food & DrinkLeisure

Our privileged position as tax advisors and accountants to many rural businesses throughout Scotland’s wonderful landscape has allowed us to be involved in advising clients on a range of leisure sector projects, often diversification enterprises from the main rural business. These projects have included tourism accommodation, shops and cafes, and events venues. As Scotland’s tourism more

Mar 29 2019

EQ Expand Food & Drink Reach

Categories: Food & Drink

EQ has a long tradition of supplying advisory services to the food and drink sector in Scotland and we view this as a key sector for the Scottish economy in future, with exports at an all-time high. Our expertise in agriculture positions the firm at the start of the food chain but over the past more

Jan 26 2019

What qualifies as R&D in the food & drink sector?

Categories: Food & DrinkLeisure

We have a long tradition of delivering successful Research and Development Tax Credits for food and drink businesses and we estimate to have secured over £2.5m of tax savings for the sector in the past 6 years. To read some of our case studies, please click on the following link. Like other sectors, food and more