Celebrating 35 years in business this year the firm, whichspecialises in director-led expert advice and financial leadership, is nowbuilding its presence in the city by opening an office in Edinburgh’s RutlandSquare.
Growing from a single office in Berwick Upon Tweed in theearly 1980s, Douglas Home & Company now has premises across the ScottishBorders and beyond. Building on an already growing client base in the capital,the Edinburgh office cements the firm’s commitment to their capital clients.
Managing Director of Douglas Home & Company, AlanDrummond, commented:
“We are delighted to be opening an office in Edinburgh whichwill enable us to continue working closely with our local clients right ontheir doorstep. Our company prides itself on our client focused approach and welook forward to providing these services to new markets and meeting many more ambitiousbusiness owners across the city in the coming months.”
Founded in 1983 by former Prime Minister Sir AlecDouglas-Home’s nephew, Andrew Douglas-Home, Douglas Home & Company has gonethrough many changes over the past three decades. Significant expansion in the early 1990s sawit become one of the first financial firms in the UK to embrace new technologies,introducing computers to the business as early as 1990.
More recently the firm has reacted to the changing needs ofits clients by diversifying its offering to include tax planning andsuccession, wills and estates and IT services. What has remained consistentthroughout the company’s history is its commitment to looking after clients,providing professional, proactive and forward-thinking advice and guidance.
Having joined Douglas Home & Company in 1990, Alan isproud of how the company has grown while still maintaining the family-focussedvalues that the organisation had from the very beginning.
“Douglas Home & Company’s aim has always been to remainindependent and focused on clients. Our people are most certainly our strengthand we pride ourselves on our expertise in helping our clients, whether that’sa large business or a family, to make the most of their assets. When people arelooking for a tax advisor, it’s about finding somebody who cares, knows what they’redoing and can spot opportunities – that’s where we excel, with many of ourdirectors personally working closely with our clients.”
At 35 years old, the business plans to continue providing atrusted, people focused service to its clients. Alan added:
“More and more companies, large and small, are valuing theway we work and the level of service we provide. I know that we will keep doingwhat we do best for the next 35 years and continuing to diversify our offeringto the benefit of our clients, both in Edinburgh and across the country.”