The Third Sector & The Next Normal

The events of 2020 have been unlike anything we could have anticipated. They have triggered developments across all organisations as we all continually reacted to new, and rapidly changing, guidelines from the World Health Organisation and both the Scottish and UK Governments.

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Preserving Value, Fairness & Assurance through Joint Venture & Contract Audits

Effective Joint Venture Accounting and Contract Compliance in an E&P Operator are vital for all parties involved and those who share in a venture. They are the first line of defence processes that provide assurance and comfort to the owners and partners that outgoing payments are valid and reflected accurately.

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Auditing From Home – Using technology to continue servicing our clients

At the start of 2020, none of us could have imagined the position we would be in today; the full team working from home, our clients making difficult decisions on a daily and weekly basis to protect their businesses and the only contact with each other being via a camera and microphone. Where we currently stand at the start of June 2020, it may look like it is possible that we will be able to return to our o

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Modelling Risks and Opportunities in Upstream Oil & Gas

The double whammy of COVID-19 and a global oil price war is presenting what might be one of the upstream oil & gas sectors’ biggest challenges to date.

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Funding Growing Food & Drink businesses

Fundraising for start-ups or early stage companies has always been a challenging task as anyone who has seen the plucky contestants enter the Dragons’ Den on the hit television programme can agree. However, with a high number of food and drink companies emerging each year the competition to secure investment is becoming even more challenging.

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“It’s always been done that way”

There is a difference between being agile and being flexible. Working in an industry such as ours, it is important to distinguish between the two as often such confusion or indeed misuse could lead to some difficult situations.

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Specialist Food & Drink Expertise to Grow Your Business

As featured in the May/June 2019 issue of Insider Magazine, AAB is delighted to share details of our dedicated food and drink team’s knowledge, experience and recent experience. 

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An Uncommon Understanding

Why not “A Common Understanding”?  Well, because when it comes to cost sharing, a common understanding is all too rare.

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A national firm with a global outlook

Globalisation is an increasingly important opportunity for businesses of all types – some looking to set up a new ventures overseas, others looking to expand operations and some performing international projects in multiple countries. All of these approaches are well known and understood by Chartered Accountancy & Business Advisory firm Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), who have a wealth of capability, experience and resource in this area.

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Act now – whilst there’s no leaves on the trees…

We’ve all done it, sat in conferences, listening to inspiring keynotes, making notes about things you know will change how you work, how happy and motivated your workforce will be, how much money you’ll make etc etc. Back at the office you tackle the email backlog – and all those thoughts, ideas, inspirations get displaced by the day to day, the mundane. In the last two weeks I’ve attended an event dubbed ‘Coachella for accountants’, another one which most certainly wasn’t, and an engaging food and drink event where the memorable line ‘Nothing tastes like a Scottish tomato’ was delivered. Plenty to take away from those events! But actually despite the very obvious differences there were common themes.

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