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

July 18, 2024
The new government’s six first steps for change: Implications for your business

The new government has rolled out an ambitious plan to drive significant changes across the UK, and as your business advisors, we want to break down how these could impact you.

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July 17, 2024
New VAT registration tool released by HMRC

HM Revenue & Customs have released a new tool designed to help businesses find out what VAT registration would mean for their business.

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July 15, 2024
Highlights from the Chancellor’s speech: What are the implications for tax and compliance?

The new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rachel Reeves, delivered her first speech as Chancellor last week outlining her plans for revitalising the UK economy. While her speech was inevitably political and included criticism for the previous government while emphasising her own role, there were also some key takeaways for her plans on tax. Here’s a summary with some comments on what they could mean for you.

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July 11, 2024
Managing workforce holiday: A guide for business owners

This summer has brought with it several major sporting events – The Euros, Wimbledon and the Tour de France are currently all in progress, and the Olympics begin later in July. While this can be good news for businesses working in hospitality and retail, there can also be a dip in productivity as employees take time off or become distracted during major matches or events.

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July 10, 2024
Economy growth higher than estimated

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the economy grew by 0.7% between January and March. This is higher than their initial estimate of 0.6%, and means that the country’s emergence from recession was stronger than expected.

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July 8, 2024
Election results in: What will be the effect on your tax bill?

So, the election results are in and the Labour party won the country’s mandate to form a new parliament. What could that mean for the tax you pay?

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July 4, 2024
Base rate plateau a concern for small businesses

In the wake of the Bank of England's decision to maintain the base rate at 5.25%, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has expressed concern about the impact on small business growth and investment.

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July 3, 2024
Voluntary Code of Conduct for Directors: will it make a difference?

The Institute of Directors (IoD) have published a consultation document on a code of conduct for directors.

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July 18, 2024
The new government’s six first steps for change: Implications for your business

The new government has rolled out an ambitious plan to drive significant changes across the UK, and as your business advisors, we want to break down how these could impact you.

Read article
July 17, 2024
New VAT registration tool released by HMRC

HM Revenue & Customs have released a new tool designed to help businesses find out what VAT registration would mean for their business.

Read article
July 15, 2024
Highlights from the Chancellor’s speech: What are the implications for tax and compliance?

The new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rachel Reeves, delivered her first speech as Chancellor last week outlining her plans for revitalising the UK economy. While her speech was inevitably political and included criticism for the previous government while emphasising her own role, there were also some key takeaways for her plans on tax. Here’s a summary with some comments on what they could mean for you.

Read article
July 11, 2024
Managing workforce holiday: A guide for business owners

This summer has brought with it several major sporting events – The Euros, Wimbledon and the Tour de France are currently all in progress, and the Olympics begin later in July. While this can be good news for businesses working in hospitality and retail, there can also be a dip in productivity as employees take time off or become distracted during major matches or events.

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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.

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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.

Read article
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