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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 23 2018

Tay Cities Deal – Economic boost for the “Home of EQ”!

Categories: EQ News

This week saw the historic Tay Cities Deal, the initiative aimed to fund more than 20 major projects across Angus, Dundee, Perth & Kinross and North East Fife, formally signed at an event in Perth. It commits the UK and Scottish governments to investing a combined £300m in the region over the next 10-15 years, 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

Nov 14 2018

We raised £16,000 at our EQ Charity Ball in aid of Maggie’s Centres!

Categories: CharitiesEQ News

We are thrilled to announce that we have managed to raise almost £30,000 for Maggie’s Centres this year, with our latest fundraising effort, a celebratory Charity Ball at the weekend. Around 170 guests attended our first Charity Ball at Dundee’s Apex City Quay Hotel and Spa on Saturday 10 November 2018. With a silent auction, raffle and more