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Derek Gemmell: Property Developer? Here are 5 tax planning tips to be aware of

With the construction sector wrestling the challenges caused by COVID, property developers are again looking ahead and assessing new opportunities. The Construction & Property sector team at Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB), one of the leading independent firms of chartered accountants and business advisors in the UK, highlight their top five tax planning tips for property developers.

Published 23 October 2020

Gordon Steele, AAB: Development project finance made easier

As the construction sector continues to adapt and ‘re-open’ from the lockdown measures imposed following the spread of COVID-19, property developers are beginning to navigate through the challenges that will be presented in the coming months.

Published 23 October 2020

Katy Christiansen: Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in July 2020

At the end of May 2020, the Government confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Support Scheme (CJRS), known as furloughing, would be extended to the end of October 2020, with a Phase 2 of the scheme, allowing for more flexibility in workers furloughed but with employers beginning to contribute to the wage bill of those on furlough, beginning on 01 July, 2020.

Published 23 October 2020

Chris Thompson, AAB: Scottish Government support for SME housebuilders

The Scottish Government has launched a £100 million Emergency Loan Fund for Scottish SME housebuilders with liquidity issues due to the temporary closure of the housebuilding sector. The fund’s aim is to safeguard jobs and protect suppliers, ensure a continued supply of homes, support post-COVID-19 economic recovery and retain diversity within the housebuilding sector.

Published 23 October 2020

Charlotte Edwards: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme & Portal - Latest Updates

Last month we discussed the impact the COVID-19 outbreak continues to have on Scottish businesses across the construction industry, and shared some of the practical steps businesses can take now. Since then we have found that top of the agenda for most businesses in the sector is looking to access the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, more commonly referred to as “furloughing” of employees.

Published 25 June 2020

AAB prepares for construction sector re-opening with key appointments

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) has appointed Derek Gemmell as head of construction & property and Stuart Rose as head of construction & property strategy as it prepares for the construction sector to re-open after lockdown.

Published 5 June 2020

COVID-19: AAB’s practical guide to steps construction businesses can take now

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to have a dramatic and unavoidable impact on Scottish businesses across the construction industry, with activity declining at the fastest pace since the financial crisis in 2009. While a considerable proportion of the construction industry has stalled all activity for the foreseeable future, there is still a need to safeguard cashflow during this period of uncertainty.

Published 14 May 2020

AAB urges businesses to apply for government-funded debt support in preparation for restart phase

A managing partner of Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has urged more businesses to apply for the government COVID-19 loan schemes with the aim of positioning themselves strongly for the ‘new normal’.

Published 7 May 2020

AAB boosts support to energy sector with key appointment

Chartered accountant and business advisor Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has reaffirmed its support to the energy sector with the appointment of Alasdair Green as head of E&P (Exploration and Production).

Published 24 April 2020

AAB plays key role in webinar series to support businesses in COVID-19 fight-back

Chartered accountant and business advisory firm Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) has been collaborating with the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) to deliver a series of webinars aimed at helping businesses to mitigate the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 14 April 2020

AAB calls on government to enhance coronavirus support for business

Lyn Calder, a managing partner of Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), has called on the government to implement a series of wide-reaching measures aimed at helping businesses to survive the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 9 April 2020

Anderson Anderson & Brown announces trio of director promotions

Chartered accountancy and business advisory firm Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has bolstered its team of directors with three new appointments.

Published 1 April 2020