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Glasgow
+44 (0)141 221 2984

Edinburgh
+44 (0)131 225 6366

Stirling
+44 (0)1786 451745

Dumbarton
+44 (0)1389 765238

Hamilton
+44 (0)1698 459444

French Duncan

Sectors

  • Charities & Not for Profit The charity and not-for-profit sector has a vital role in providing a range of important services to support local communities. Yet, as demand for services rises and income falls, the sector faces many challenges.
  • Engineering & Manufacturing Working with our traditional manufacturing client base throughout central Scotland, we have built up an expertise in understanding standard costing; absorption costing and other areas of accounting estimation used in the production of a wide variety of industrial products.
  • Sectors and Services French Duncan offers a range of services across many different sectors. Our teams offers industry specific, insightful and objective solutions to the challenges facing businesses today. Click the video above to find out more.
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  • Farms & Landed Estates Acting for a wide range of agricultural and diversified rural businesses covering the length and breadth of Scotland, from Wick to Castle Douglas, our farms and landed estates team specialises in advising on all commercial, financial and tax issues; including capital taxes, VAT and succession planning.
  • Food & Drink The Scottish food and drink sector is renowned throughout the world due to the extensive array of products and producers who draw on our natural resources. With an estimated economic impact of £10bn a year, it is a key economic driver of the Scottish economy.
  • Healthcare Observing that the demographic trend of an ageing population is leading to an inexorable rise in the level of demand for healthcare services, we established our specialist healthcare division in 2010 to consolidate our wealth of experience in this burgeoning sector.
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  • Hospitality & Leisure Hospitality and tourism, of which hotels and leisure constitute a significant segment, is Scotland’s second largest employer, contributing £11 billion to our economy and employing more than 220,000 people. As such, it is vital that operators within this sector have access to sound financial and business advice to help them thrive.
  • Life Sciences Scotland is a major player in attracting and developing innovative life science enterprises. Whether start-up, university spin-out or established inward investor - common to all such enterprises is the need for advisors who understand the dynamic potential of the life sciences sector
  • Media & Technology Scotland enjoys some of the most vibrant technology and media sectors in the UK, with an established film and TV industry and a world-beating computer games sector. French Duncan has experienced partners and staff who have helped many technology and media companies over the years and developed a strong niche as a world player in this dynamic sector.
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  • Owner Managed Businesses We see our role as being much more than just the people that do your tax return. Rather, we are the principal advisor to our owner/manager clients. Yes, our clients need to be sure that their accounts are accurate and that their tax affairs are managed efficiently; but it’s all the extra advice and assistance that we bring to the table that builds trust.
  • Pensions French Duncan has many pension scheme clients for whom we provide audit and accounts preparation services, ensuring compliance with regulations. We have a small team with broad experience in defined benefit and defined contribution schemes with varying investment portfolios and member numbers. Our use of specialised pension accounts production software enables us to provide an efficient and cost effective service to clients.
  • Property & Construction With a significant number of clients operating within the property and construction sector, we have the experience and expertise available to help management teams through the provision of advice on a range of issues, including assurance, tax, CIS and IR35 matters.
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