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Aug 21 2019

Are you invested in protecting your business online?

Categories: Professions

Online Security continues to be a top concern for the modern-day business. The increasing reliance on computers and technology has changed the business world for better, and for worse. Something as simple as an email link can allow hackers into your server and give them full access – you have all probably received the HMRC more

Aug 20 2019

A warm welcome to our newest group of talented trainees!

Categories: People

We are delighted to welcome our seven new graduates, who recently gathered at our newly expanded Dundee office. The new recruits will be spread across all our offices, with two trainees based in Dundee, Forfar and Glenrothes and one in Cupar. Our ongoing investment in trainees supports our continued growth of almost 95% in just five years, more

Aug 14 2019

Helping bring the 2nd Kirriemuir Scout Group into the digital age

Categories: BookkeepingCharitiesTechnology

Scouting, or the Scout Movement, is a registered charity which attracts many young people worldwide, including Richard Branson, Barack Obama and David Beckham as previous members. Currently there are 450,000 young people in Scouting, spread across five sections: Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts, Scouts, Explorer Scouts and the Scout Network. Each section has its own balanced programme more

Jul 26 2019

Basic Payment Early Loan Scheme

Categories: Agriculture

The Scottish Government has announced that they will again be offering an early Basic Payment loan scheme to eligible farmers. A loan of up to 95%, a 5% increase on the previous year, will be paid from early October. Farmers should expect to see the loan paperwork in the post from early September and they more

Jul 26 2019

Xero package price freeze for our clients

Categories: Amber AccountingMaking Tax Digital

Xero have recently announced a planned increase to two of their monthly subscription plans. From 1 August 2019, the standard plan is increasing by £2.00 to £24 + VAT, and the premium plan by £2.50 to £30 + VAT – for new and existing UK customers. As Xero Platinum Partners, we have historically chosen to more

Jul 24 2019

Are you claiming tax relief on vital children’s nursery resources?

Categories: Healthcare

Capital allowances can offer much needed tax relief to a tax paying business. By claiming capital allowances on plant and machinery, in most cases, the full cost of an item can be deducted, reducing the final tax bill. This is achieved using the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA), which has a temporary limit of £1m per more

Jul 23 2019

Calls for extension to UK Games Fund

Categories: Technology

The trade association for the UK games sector, TIGA, has called on the UK government to continue the UK Games Fund beyond its March 2020 end date. The UK Games Fund is based in Dundee, and has already helped more than 70 studios. The French Government have launched a campaign to attract businesses to move to more