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Oct 16 2018

#TalentTuesday – Kelly Meiklejohn

Categories: EQ NewsPeople

Where and what did you study at University? Accountancy at University of Dundee. Why did you choose a career in Accountancy? I liked Maths at school so accountancy seemed like a good career option. Why did you choose to apply to EQ Accountants to complete your professional qualification? Having had no previous work experience in more

Oct 15 2018

Grant awarded to University Scientist

Categories: Technology

Dr Davide Bulgarelli, a plant scientist at Dundee University has recently been awarded two grants, each exceeding £620,000, from the European Commission and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to assist with his research into sustainable food production. Dr Bulgarelli, a principal investigator at the Division of Plant Sciences based at the James Hutton Institute, more

Oct 9 2018

#TalentTuesday – Lauren Carroll

Categories: EQ NewsPeople

Where and what did you study at University? I studied Scots Law at the University of Dundee. Why did you choose a career in Accountancy? I was a part time bookkeeper during my University degree and as a result I more or less fell into accountancy. From my time in my bookkeeping position, I found more

Oct 3 2018

Paying the penalty

Categories: Taxation

Revenue Scotland recently released their 2017-18 Annual Report and Financial Statements, announcing an 11% increase in revenue for devolved taxes, Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) and Scottish Landfill Tax (SLfT), from the previous year. They also announced that more than £1.7m of penalties were issued within the year – a 500% increase on 2016-2017 – more

Oct 2 2018

#TalentTuesday – Laura Dorward

Categories: EQ NewsPeople

Where and what did you study at University? Mathematics and Financial Economics at University of Dundee. Why did you choose a career in Accountancy? I wanted to use my degree but also gain further qualifications. Accountancy was a perfect fit. Why did you choose to apply to EQ Accountants to complete your professional qualification? I more

Sep 25 2018

#TalentTuesday – Scott Greig

Categories: EQ NewsPeople

Where and what did you study at University? University of Dundee – Accountancy and Finance with Management Information Systems. Why did you choose a career in Accountancy? I really enjoyed Maths and Accountancy at high school and it seemed like a solid career path that would open a lot of doors in later life. Why more

Sep 24 2018

Law Society of Scotland 2018 financial benchmarking survey

Categories: Professions

86 Scottish law firms took part in the 2018 survey, representing 8% of all firms in Scotland. Although a disappointing response level, this is still sufficient enough to give a general indication of the financial performance of the Scottish legal sector. The results are encouraging for 10+ partner firms with a median profit per partner more