Almost three-quarters of Scottish farm businesses are finding it difficult to recruit staff, according to Johnston Carmichael.
A Fraserburgh woman is celebrating after securing a first class honours degree in accounting and finance from Robert Gordon University.
The man appointed as the next chief executive of Johnston Carmichael (JC) is the ideal choice for taking it forward “to the next stage”, current boss Sandy Manson said yesterday.
Scotland’s largest independent accountancy and business advice firm will have a new chief executive at the helm from August.
Visit Scotland recorded a 10% increase of overseas visitors to Scotland in 2018 and with the hope of another good summer, the ‘Outlander Effect’ bringing tourists from around the world and the film release this month of Robert The Bruce at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, at which the In-Person Strand is sponsored by Johnston Carmichael, we hope this upward trend will continue.
A new boss has taken over at the helm of Johnston Carmichael’s Inverurie office.
There has been a recent change to the levels of allowances that can be claimed on plant and machinery and agricultural structures.
Earlier this week the government implemented mandatory digital record keeping for VAT and many businesses will now have made the move on to a digital platform.
This week the government implemented mandatory digital record keeping for VAT and many businesses will now have made the move on to a digital platform.
If the UK and EU conclude a withdrawal agreement by March 29, or by the end of any agreed extension, there will be a transition period.
A new year can provide a good opportunity to revisit plans for the year ahead.
Peter Courtney, international tax specialist at Johnston Carmichael, looks ahead to the possible tax changes that will affect Scottish businesses operating internationally in a post-Brexit landscape.
Many forecasts are now predicting nearly half of the UK’s workforce will be freelancers within the next decade, but significant changes to off-payroll tax will impact the booming ‘gig economy’.
Scotland’s largest independent firm of chartered accountants has achieved a 4% growth in turnover after generating revenues of £45.5 million this year.
I’ve spent the last few days studying the detailed Budget announcements and considering what the implications are for individuals and businesses that I advise. Budgets are, by their very nature, political and this one felt particularly so.
Entrepreneurs’ relief, the 10% capital gains tax rate on sale of trading business interests, is an emotive subject. It is either the ‘worst relief’ and costs the Government £2bn a year (The Resolution Foundation) or it’s one of the reasons why people are encouraged to set up businesses and pay tax in the UK. Business owners certainly don’t seem to emigrate to avoid UK capital gains tax like they did in the 1990s.
Chancellor Philip Hammond will address Parliament on Monday and outline his earlier than planned 2018 Budget.
A review of 10 closure-threatened RBS branches was launched in June after the bank appointed accountancy firm Johnston Carmichael to conduct the study.
Charities across the north-east have scored a boost of £80,000, following a fundraiser hosted by football personality Ally McCoist at the AECC.
Johnston Carmichael has announced the appointment of its new head of VAT.
RBS should shelve any plans to axe 10 rural branches until a “proper study” can be carried out into the impact of all bank closures in Scotland, according to MSPs.
Independent auditors have vowed to visit all 10 communities before deciding whether to save or axe their local RBS bank branch.
The new president of the world’s first professional body for chartered accountants hopes his experience of working in the north-east economy will stand him in good stead in the role.
After a snap general election, the beginning of Brexit and Bank of England interest rates rising for the first time in 10 years, the economy saw its share of surprises in 2017.
Increases in income tax rates in some existing bands are “highly likely” to be announced in today’s Scottish budget, according to an Aberdeen-based chartered accountancy firm.
When Chancellor Philip Hammond sat down following his Budget speech I was not gripped by a sense of wild excitement.
A partner in the Aberdeen headquarters of Johnston Carmichael (JC) has been promoted to head up the accountancy firm’s 20-strong corporate finance team.
Highland civil engineering firm Daviot Group Limited (DGL) has collapsed, with the loss of all 31 jobs, it was confirmed yesterday.
Scotland’s rich natural larder has been mapped out as part of efforts to attract backing for the food and drink industry from investors in the south-east of England.
Accountancy firm Johnston Carmichael has promoted one of the team in its Fraserburgh office, Iain Castles, to the role of company director.
Tickets for the inaugural Pride of Inverurie Awards go on sale today.
Accountants in Inverurie, Fraserburgh and Inverness are celebrating promotions at Aberdeen-based Johnston Carmichael (JC).