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French Duncan enjoys 'fantastic' 2018 for deals

28 January 2019

French Duncan enjoys 'fantastic' 2018 for deals


Accountants and advisers French Duncan had advised on 25 deals worth almost £200 million in 2018 in …

Top 10 Errors at VAT Inspections

28 January 2019

Top 10 Errors at VAT Inspections

VAT inspections used to be a fairly regular occurrence for VAT registered business owners and were o…

Business owners warned over 3% increase in mandatory pensions contributions from April

25 January 2019

Business owners warned over 3% increase in mand...


Scottish business owners are warned that mandatory pension contributions are increasing by 3% in Apr…

Scots personal bankruptcy numbers increase 13.6% in one year

23 January 2019

Scots personal bankruptcy numbers increase 13.6...


The overall number of Scots going bust in 2018 rose 13.6% compared to the previous year according to…

Scottish corporate failures rose 21.2% during 2018

23 January 2019

Scottish corporate failures rose 21.2% during 2018


The number of Scottish firms failing in 2018 rose 21.2% according to analysis of the latest figures …

End of ‘amateur’ landlord era as 2019 marks year when private rented sector changes

14 January 2019

End of ‘amateur’ landlord era as 2019 marks yea...


The era of the ‘amateur’ landlord may be at an end according to Scottish accountants and business ad…

Partnership tax filing - lessons from the tax tribunal

11 January 2019

Partnership tax filing - lessons from the tax t...

If you’re in a partnership, who is responsible for filing the partnership tax return? A recent First…

French Duncan appointed as Aberdeen’s Highland Hotel closes with loss of 20 jobs

09 January 2019

French Duncan appointed as Aberdeen’s Highland...


The Highland Hotel in Aberdeen has closed with the loss of 20 jobs, according to accountants and bus…

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