Accountancy firm AAB reports one of its biggest growth years on record for audit services
Over the last year, new business wins total £800,000 from some 30 new clients, with 30 per cent of these new wins having being secured over the past six months.
That came despite the entire team working from home, delivering services for clients across the Central Belt and the North-east of Scotland.
Partner and head of audit, James Pirrie, said: “Before lockdown, the audit team had been exceptionally busy and even as lockdown measures were put in place we demonstrated that, to the maximum extent possible, it was ‘business as usual’ in the audit department.
“The clients who have come onboard this year operate in a variety of sectors and are based right across Scotland, with many having overseas subsidiaries or parent companies.
“If we were to pick a positive from this challenging time, it is that we are more prepared than ever to tackle complex, audits in any location.”
The firm has some 275 staff including 18 partners and generated a turnover in the past year of about £22 million. There are a number of operating divisions within the group including Anderson Anderson & Brown Wealth, Anderson Anderson & Brown Consulting and John F Daly Associates, a joint venture audit company.
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