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Campbell Dallas and Scott Moncrieff to rebrand as Azets

Scottish accountancy firms Campbell Dallas and Scott Moncrieff are to rebrand as Azets, the largest brand within Cogital Group, the fast-growing global accounting, advisory and business services group.

Published 2 September 2020

Campbell Dallas chartered accountants make global high flyers list

Three of the talented team at accountancy firm Campbell Dallas – Jessica Orr, Andrew Rennie and David Booth - have been named in the Top 100 Young global chartered accountants, a prestigious list created by ICAS to spot the next generation of leaders in the accountancy profession.

Published 26 August 2020

Fraser Campbell: The known and unknown unknowns

This latest blog considers life from the perspective of SMEs and OMBs working to exit from lockdown. Much of the subject matter to date has focused on how to manage the massive uncertainties caused byCOVID-19. Hopefully, the duration and on-going impact of lockdown are beginning to clear as we move into the revival phase.

Published 30 July 2020

Fraser Campbell: Time for collective action, clarity and teamwork

The Higgins Report of the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery for the Scottish Government has attracted considerable comment in the media and several alternative views have surfaced from senior business figures. At the same time, Campbell Dallas has been holding round table and one to one discussions with our SME and OMB clients on how they are feeling as we ease out of lockdown - and the topic of government policy, roadmap and support continually gets raised.

Published 21 July 2020

Fraser Campbell: Mind games

Over the last few days there has been a roller coaster of COVID-19 news headlines:

Published 7 July 2020

Fraser Campbell: Reopening and rebooting

The Sunday Times recently reported that, when confronted with the likelihood of 3.5million job losses if the country doesn’t reopen over the summer, Boris Johnstone apparently responded “Christ”! The UK’s COVID narrative is pivoting to the economic toll, and emergency measures to resuscitate the economy back to life.

Published 15 June 2020

Fraser Campbell: Grappling with the people factor

The journey into the next phases of pandemic management is well underway and the timing of opening of different industries is becoming clearer each week. It is good that the government has extended financial support under the Job Retention Scheme (JRS, or Furlough) and is allowing businesses to bring furloughed workers back to work on a part time basis until 31 October.

Published 5 June 2020

Fraser Campbell: Predicting and attracting demand in the new economic landscape

Probably the most challenging task when reopening or increasing activity is predicting the level of customer demand. The ideal would match staff, production and operations to demand to preserve working capital and cash. This is difficult enough in normal times.

Published 27 May 2020

Campbell Dallas appointed administrators of Neil McGougan Limited

Derek Forsyth and Blair Milne, partners with Campbell Dallas, have been appointed joint administrators of the largest construction business in Oban, Neil McGougan Limited.

Published 11 May 2020

Scottish insolvency teams brace for aftermath of corona crisis

Insolvency practitioners across Scotland are preparing for an upsurge of insolvencies stemming from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic which is likely to accelerate the demise of companies that were struggling in any event.

Published 4 May 2020

CBILS cash ready and waiting, says Scottish sports retail entrepreneur

David Provan, managing director of Hillington-based Provan Sports, which trades as Pitch Teamwear is urging Scottish businesses needing financial support to apply for the government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

Published 4 May 2020

Alan Taylor: Significant tax changes for rural businesses

Alan Taylor, partner at Campbell Dallas, explores the significant tax changes which have been introduced recently or one which are on the horizon that could impact farming and other rural businesses. 

Published 16 March 2020

Craig Coyle: Budget must stimulate overseas trade

Craig Coyle, a corporate tax partner at Campbell Dallas, has emphasised that the British economy needs a budget that will support and encourage global trade.

Published 3 March 2020