Frame Kennedy

trusted accountants in Scotland providing unrivalled customer service

We are a professional team of accountants who provide expert services to business and individuals across the country.

We pride ourselves on offering a personalised accountancy service delivered by highly experienced staff with the knowledge to help your business succeed.

Our experienced team can help you every step of the way in reaching your business goals. From bookkeeping and accounts preparation to payroll and VAT services, we are on hand to assist.

We also provide a wide range of services for private individuals including tax and audit planning, as well as personal financial planning advice. We work with clients of all shapes and sizes, so whether you are just starting out, or you are a well-established business looking for expert guidance, we are here for you.

Latest news from Frame Kennedy

April 12, 2024
What is the future for the National Minimum Wage?

The Low Pay Commission (LPC) has published a report on the future of the National Minimum Wage beyond 2024.

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April 10, 2024
April is Stress Awareness Month

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), via their Working Minds campaign, has declared April Stress Awareness Month.

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April 8, 2024
Thinking of buying another business? What due diligence should you consider?

When in business, it’s not uncommon to be approached by another business with a view to you buying the business or entering a partnership deal. It might be a competitor that approaches you, or it could be a customer or supplier.

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April 5, 2024
Payroll reminder – National Insurance rate reducing from 6 April

From 6 April 2024, the 2% cut in employee national insurance contributions will come into effect. Employees will now be deducted 8%, rather than 10%, on monthly earnings between £1,048 and £4,189. A 2% deduction on earnings above this amount continues to apply.

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April 4, 2024
Could the VAT Annual Accounting Scheme be good for your business?

VAT-registered businesses normally submit their VAT returns and payments to HM Revenue and Customs 4 times a year. However, HM Revenue and Customs also offer an Annual Accounting Scheme for businesses with a taxable turnover of £1.35 million or less.

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March 28, 2024
Major reforms to apprenticeships announced

The Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, has announced reforms to apprenticeships that will enable up to 20,000 more apprenticeships and could be especially welcome news to small businesses.

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March 27, 2024
Employers – Are you ready for the new tax year?

The new tax year begins on 6th April and for employers running monthly payrolls, the March pay run will be the last of the 2023/24 tax year.

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March 25, 2024
Increase to small company thresholds

Thresholds based on a company’s accounts and employee numbers determine whether a company is categorised as small or not. Being able to qualify as a small or medium sized business can cut red tape for a business with the reduced amount of both non-financial and financial reporting a small or medium sized business is required to do.

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April 12, 2024
What is the future for the National Minimum Wage?

The Low Pay Commission (LPC) has published a report on the future of the National Minimum Wage beyond 2024.

Read article
April 10, 2024
April is Stress Awareness Month

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), via their Working Minds campaign, has declared April Stress Awareness Month.

Read article
April 8, 2024
Thinking of buying another business? What due diligence should you consider?

When in business, it’s not uncommon to be approached by another business with a view to you buying the business or entering a partnership deal. It might be a competitor that approaches you, or it could be a customer or supplier.

Read article
April 5, 2024
Payroll reminder – National Insurance rate reducing from 6 April

From 6 April 2024, the 2% cut in employee national insurance contributions will come into effect. Employees will now be deducted 8%, rather than 10%, on monthly earnings between £1,048 and £4,189. A 2% deduction on earnings above this amount continues to apply.

Read article
January 15, 2024
Holiday pay and entitlement reforms

Coming into force from 1 January 2024, the Working Time Regulations, as amended by The Employment Rights (Amendment, Revocation and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2023, introduced reforms that simplify holiday pay and entitlements.

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January 17, 2024
Pilot project to help directors deal with cyber security risk

Arculus Ltd, a cyber security consultancy, has been tasked by the UK government to lead a pilot project that is aimed at helping directors of UK organisations in managing their cyber security risks.

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January 19, 2024
Discover Digital Transformation – A free online training programme

Innovate UK BridgeAI is funding an online training course to help businesses and organisations explore digital, data-driven and AI technologies.

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January 22, 2024
UK businesses to save time and money on cross-border legal disputes

Lord Bellamy, representing the UK, has now signed the 2019 Hague Convention, which the UK originally committed to joining in November 2023. Once ratified there is a wait of 12 months for the Convention to come into force in the UK, but at that point, it will apply to any judgments commenced after that date.

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December 21, 2023
Consultation on new Climate Change Agreements scheme

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) has launched a consultation seeking views on proposals for a new six-year Climate Change Agreements scheme to begin in 2025.

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February 21, 2024
Zero emission vehicle transition by 2035 now law

The government has set a pathway towards all new cars and vans being zero emission by 2035. This zero emission vehicle mandate became law on 3 January 2024.

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January 10, 2024
Is it too cold to work?

This winter has been one of the mildest on record so far, but there is still time for a cold snap, and this often raises questions about whether it is too cold to work. In fact, this question is one of the most popular topics on the HSE website.

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January 12, 2024
Government reforms on reuse and recycling of electrical goods

The government has announced new UK-wide plans designed to make it easier to recycle electrical goods.

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January 15, 2024
Holiday pay and entitlement reforms

Coming into force from 1 January 2024, the Working Time Regulations, as amended by The Employment Rights (Amendment, Revocation and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2023, introduced reforms that simplify holiday pay and entitlements.

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January 17, 2024
Pilot project to help directors deal with cyber security risk

Arculus Ltd, a cyber security consultancy, has been tasked by the UK government to lead a pilot project that is aimed at helping directors of UK organisations in managing their cyber security risks.

Read article