News & resources

Keep up to date with the legislation and developments that impact on you, your business and your sector. Read the latest news and briefings from Scott-Moncrieff.

News updates

24 February 2017

The Common Reporting Standard and the impact on grant-making charities

James MacKinnon, Legal Director at Gillespie Macandrew LLP, explains how charities can comply with the new Common Reporting Standards (CRS).

24 February 2017

Introducing a new fundraising regime in Scotland

Those responsible for charity governance need to be aware of and ensure they comply with the principles of the new fundraising regime.

21 February 2017

Uber ruling will intensify tax crackdown on ‘gig economy’

HMRC to increase investigations into 'gig economy' businesses following a ruling against Uber, which challenged the classification of self-employed workers

20 February 2017

Converting a property? Convert the VAT rate to 5% to make huge savings

Whether you are a contractor, developer or a DIY builder, you can benefit from the valuable VAT reliefs available for residential construction projects.

16 February 2017

Higher-rate Scottish taxpayers to pay more income tax

After recent debate at Holyrood, higher-rate taxpayers in Scotland are now to pay £400 more in income tax than the rest of the UK.

15 February 2017

Scott-Moncrieff strengthens business technology arm with new partner

Scott-Moncrieff has appointed Fraser Nicol as partner to lead their business technology consulting (BTC) team.

09 February 2017

Could you recover the VAT incurred on investment management fees?

Following a recent court case decision, organisations may now be able to recover any VAT incurred on investment management fees.

09 February 2017

Shortlist success for Scott-Moncrieff

Scott-Moncrieff has been shortlisted for two prestigious awards at the UK Managing Partners' Forum Awards for Management Excellence 2017.

07 February 2017

College services: are they subject to VAT?

The Advocate General has confirmed that standard-rate VAT is applicable to any catering and theatre performance supplied by colleges.

06 February 2017

How’s your financial record-keeping?

Help your accountant help you, and help your future self, by keeping track of your expenses.