We are pleased to announce that as of Friday 30 September 2022, a majority shareholding in William Duncan + Co has been acquired by Dains Accountants, a leading accountancy and business advisory firm based in the North Midlands.

Becoming part of the Dains Group has been a process of looking at what is important to us, evaluating what we stand for, and taking into account what impact our work has on both your and our business.

Now more than ever, we are focussed on producing the most personal accountancy service in Scotland, with the best trained team. We will continue to be William Duncan + Co, with the same mission – to be “Trusted partners in a digital world, passionately creating a sustainable future for all”.

What does this mean for you?

On a day-to-day basis, it’s business as usual. Our team at William Duncan + Co will continue to provide the excellent level of service and support you have come to expect, only now we have access to new resources and capabilities to continue driving your businesses forward profitably and tax efficiently.

What does this mean for us?

By joining Dains, our ability to deliver an even broader range of services and resources is immediately enhanced. We look forward to being able to combine our expertise and experience with the team at Dains and spearhead the growth of the group in Scotland under the William Duncan + Co brand.

Dains culture, values and client centred approach very much aligns with our own. We will continue to challenge the accountancy industry with a more digital approach and by integrating the latest technology with the continuous improvement of the skills of our team. A larger organisation will also mean our team benefit from even more career opportunities. The full press release from Dains is available here.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about this exciting news or how our expansion can bring you additional benefits.

And finally, thank you for your continued business, loyalty and trust which has enriched the partnerships we have with our clients. With more than 100 years of history behind us, we look forward to helping ensure the next chapter in William Duncan + Co’s continued evolution is even more successful for all.

Robert Fergusson
Managing Director

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