Martin Aitken & Co 

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stage 2 FINANCE consultant

Martin Aitken & Co is one of Scotland’s leading independent firms of chartered accountants and business advisers. From their offices in Glasgow, they serve clients across Scotland, providing them with access to a range of audit & accounting, tax, business advisory, corporate finance and financial services.

They work with SME clients at all stages of the business life cycle, providing them with both year-end compliance services and business advice over the course of the year on all aspects of financial and business strategy, effective financial management, getting investor ready, fundraising & grants and corporate, director and personal tax and financial advice

They advise clients on how to grow and develop their business sustainability, as well as helping them to insulate the business from internal and external risk. Finding financial efficiencies, improving reporting and ensuring the business is set up, managed and run and managed effectively, is in their DNA.

FOCUS participants can work with any combination of the following consultants, depending on the type of support needed.

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Mark McRae

Key focus areas: financial management, key controls and financial systems, cloud accounting, business set up & year-end compliance and accounting/tax requirements for limited companies/sole traders/partnerships. 

Euan Ferries

Key focus areas: Getting the business investor ready; fund raising – debt, equity and business grants; buying/selling/developing exit strategy; business planning and financial projections. 

Derek Hanlan

Key focus areas: Business, Director and Personal taxation; business structures; transactional taxes; tax reliefs, allowances and R&D tax credits.