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Aug 13 2018

1976 all over again?

Categories: Agriculture

With prices rising across a range of commodities Scott Greig looks at potential ways to manage the tax issues following from improved profitability. Many are already likening 2018 to 1976 when, for those old enough to remember, a prolonged drought led to reduced potato yields which was more than compensated for by a sharp increase more

Aug 13 2018

More rooms at the Inn!

Categories: Leisure

A recent survey by Savills indicates that the first 6 months of 2018 saw investment in Scottish hotels of £390m, double the total of the full year before.  Concerns over Brexit, a weak pound and the terrific weather has meant a tourism boom for Scotland as more people decide to stay at home for their more

Aug 6 2018

Buying or buying into a dental practice

Categories: Healthcare

Becoming a practice owner is probably one of the biggest challenges and whilst success can never be guaranteed, seeking the best professional advice is the only way to ensure that the odds are stacked in your favour. EQ acts for a considerable number of dental practices and we pride ourselves on our understanding of the more

Aug 3 2018

Ambitious attitude in life science sector

Categories: Technology

Achieving scale and being ambitious are the main priorities for organisations operating within the Life Science sector according to a recent survey carried out by Life Sciences Scotland. Nearly a quarter of the businesses taking part said that increasing turnover was their main focus. Collaboration to take plans to the next level and turning intellectual 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 31 2018

Recognising profits and losses on construction contracts

Categories: Property & Construction

With a number of high profile construction companies recently going in to liquidation, it is a reminder that no matter what size of business you are, the need to keep accurate financial records on your construction contracts is paramount. Outcome if the contract can be estimated reliably If the outcome of a construction contract can more

Jul 24 2018

Gearing up for a sale

Categories: Corporate FinanceLeisure

EQ has recently began acting on behalf of a leading food and drink producer based in Scotland. The business decided to make the move after feeling that they had outgrown their existing advisors. At the initial meeting, the owner advised that a sale of one of their premier brands was a real possibility, though not 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