End User Computing (the weed that never dies)

I recall in an early role in Financial Services, finding myself being exasperated by the constant re-emergence of a particular technology (and supplier!). This phenomenon has repeated itself several times since in much of my cost reduction and quality programmes.

Incubate Business Growth with AAB

Growth is a natural strategic objective for most businesses, as a means of creating increasing value and rewards for owners and employees. However, in our experience, prevailing political and economic uncertainty may be shaping behaviour towards low risk strategies such as reducing costs and improving operations, rather than producing growth. This inward view of an organisation can sometimes be exacerbated by external factors such as those faced during a downturn – and growth can even sometimes regarded as at the mercy of the economy, as a cyclical phenomenon that managers are powerless to influence. 

Why CFOs are wary of PETS...

Many CFOs are making do with existing processes and technologies because change is difficult when there’s work to be done and when the specific change that's needed isn’t obvious (I recall a project called “Summit” because the Director, a Yorkshireman, simply said "Summat 'as to change!").

Changes to Statutory Payments - New Tax Year April 2018

As we are approaching another tax year, the DWP has announced proposed revised amounts for various statutory payments from April 2018. Note that though the DWP has yet to confirm the effective dates, the following reflects the position of most changes occurring on the first Sunday in April.

AAB looks forward to celebrating the 40th Annual Scottish Oil Club Dinner in Edinburgh, 23 February

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) are proud to continue their engagement with the Scottish Oil Club to celebrate the Club’s 40th annual dinner in Edinburgh on 23 February.

Marriage Allowance - Does the Scottish Budget have any impact?

The Marriage Allowance allows the transfer of up to £1,150 of unused personal allowance (£11,500) from one spouse or civil partner to the other. The tax saving could be as much as £230 for a couple in the current tax year.

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