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Jun 14 2022

The importance of budgeting, forecasting and cash flow management

Categories: Charities

The ability to plan effectively and make informed decisions has never been more crucial in these most challenging of times. For charities, this includes having effective budgeting, forecasting and cash flow management. Budgeting and forecasting Duties of the trustees include protecting the charity’s money, keeping accurate financial records, knowing your charity’s financial position and dealing more

Jun 10 2022

SIS Recovery & Resilience Fund 2022

Categories: CharitiesCOVID-19

To further support charities and social enterprises that have been impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic, SIS (Social Investment Scotland) has reopened the Recovery & Resilience Fund. The fund is designed to bolster reserves or help with recovery plans by offering a bespoke investment package that is intended to be as flexible as possible. To be more

Jun 8 2022

Why choose a dental accountant?

Categories: Healthcare

Whether you are buying or selling your dental practice, wanting to improve the running of your current practice or simply an associate who needs to complete a tax return, choosing the services of a dental accountant can be very beneficial. Accountants with sector specific knowledge are able to give tailored advice to your business and more

Jun 2 2022

Don’t push your cashflow limits too far

Categories: Property & Construction

Managing cashflow is one of the biggest challenges for construction businesses, with many actively delaying payments to suppliers for as long as they can and negotiating payment plans to extend its credit terms. While there is nothing wrong with that, it can lead to unforeseen troubles. One of our clients, a medium sized company in more

May 24 2022

Land Diversification

Categories: Agriculture

With continuing farm subsidy uncertainties and rising input costs, farmers are now assessing the viability of land diversification and in particular the use of trees and woodland within their boundaries. Timber production can be a valuable source of income and it can also help reduce costs and provide a more certain and structured revenue stream more

May 17 2022

Time for a Spring Clean

Categories: Charities

At this time of year, many of us do our annual spring cleaning and its good practice for trustees of charities to do the same. Good governance demands clear, appropriate, and complete set of procedures and policies to ensure any organisation is well run and by ‘cleaning’ them, you will be in a better position more

May 13 2022

The Food Processing, Marketing and Cooperation Grant Scheme

Categories: AgricultureFood & Drink

The next round of the annual Food Processing, Marketing and Cooperation Grant Scheme (FPMC) is now open for applications. As one of a number of funding schemes which make up the Scottish Rural Development Programme, the FPMC provides £10.2 million of grant funding to businesses (or groups of businesses) within the Scottish food & drink sector more