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FAIRWAYS, DELIVERING SUCCESSFUL AND MEANINGFUL RESULTS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Based in Perth and established in 1984, Fairways is the leading largest independent HR Business Support and Recruitment Specialists serving clients across Tayside, Perth & Kinross. We provide the complete employment service range covering the employability journey; from human resources to recruitment, learning and development to engagement and performance management through to retirement. Whatever your employability needs may be; we have the expertise to help you, your team and your business
At Fairways, we recognise there is nothing more important in your business than your people, so when it comes to your HR, it’s important you have professional support.
Our staff are qualified practitioners and members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) and are members of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
Fairways is also an Investors in People | GOLD accredited company.
Our purpose is to:
- Save your business money by helping you to manage risk
- Ensure you remain compliant with employment and health & safety legislation
- Improve performance and productivity to obtain maximum return on your investment in your people
Our promise is to deliver:
- Best HR practice and ‘added value’ services
- Customer care that exceeds both current and future expectations
- Services tailored to your specific business needs
Why Choose Fairways?
- We really do LISTEN to your needs!
- We deliver cost effective and meaningful HR solutions for your business
- We are available to give advice 24/7
- We give you peace of mind allowing you to concentrate on managing your business operations;
- We can help you build solid relationships with your staff.
This means having the right people in the right place at the right time AND ensuring that polices, systems and procedures are robust and ‘fit for purpose’. With over 20 years’ experience in HR and recruitment our aim is to deliver tailor made solutions to help our clients navigate these difficult times.
Managing Director Liz Jackson, FCIPD, is passionate about providing the complete Recruitment and HR solutions services and says:
“Whatever HR Business challenges you face, Fairways is ‘working with you – for you’, providing clients with services covering the entire employment journey from recruitment to retirement in order to enhance their organisation’s performance. Our focus is your business; we listen to your needs and understand your challenges.”
Castlecroft is one of Scotland’s leading property developers offering commercial office space and serviced office space to lease along with industrial units and workshops for rent in the Perth and Dundee areas.
Established in 1984, Castlecroft provide high quality serviced offices, industrial and business units to companies throughout central Scotland ranging from start-ups to multinational companies, and both board room and meeting facilities for hire by the day or by the hour.
Castlecroft have five office developments in Perth and one in Dundee including the £5-million flagship office development in Perth, the King James VI Business Centre. In addition, they own and operate two industrial parks in Perth and one in Dundee providing safe, cleanand secure industrial units and office space. All their properties comply with the Disability Discrimination (DDA) legislation.
Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is the UK’s leading business organisation, promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. In Scotland, the FSB represents the interests of around 20,000 Scottish members and over 900 across Perth and Kinross.
Scottish Government statistics show that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) now account for 99 percent of all Scottish businesses and for over half of all private sector employment – underlining the pivotal role of small firms in our economy and communities.
The FSB in Scotland campaigns for a better social, political and economic environment in which to work, learn and do business. With a strong grassroots structure, regular members' meetings and dedicated Scottish staff to deal with Scottish institutions, media and politicians, the FSB in Scotland is widely recognised as one of the most influential business organisations in Scotland.
For further information on FSB activities in Perth and Kinross, contact Branch Chair, Gillian MacEwan at firstname.lastname@example.org or FSB Development Manager for North East Scotland, Catherine Ward at email@example.com / 01241 879935 / 07595 284202.
Johnston Carmichael is Scotland’s largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisers and is one of the Top 25 accounting firms in the UK. We take great pride in immersing ourselves in our clients business and advising them on ways that we can help it grow.
We offer a range of accountancy, audit, business advisory, business recovery & insolvency, corporate finance and tax services tailored to meet the needs of businesses and individuals.
We want to share in the success of our clients and by working with them create long lasting and effective relationships. We have eleven offices located throughout Scotland – Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Elgin, Forfar, Fraserburgh, Glasgow, Huntly, Inverness, Inverurie, Perth and Stirling – and we have a serviced office to support our work in London.
We are a member of the ‘Leading Edge Alliance’, the 2nd largest international firm association of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms.
The firm was the winner of the Scottish Accountancy Awards Scottish Firm of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 and was named as a ‘Top 100 Place to Work’ by the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for 2012.
The Best Of Perth & Kinross
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FreeAgent is an award-winning online bookkeeping and accounting system used by thousands of small businesses, start-ups and freelancers throughout the UK and beyond.
FreeAgent puts you in control by taking the jargon out of accounting and giving you real-time visibility of how your business is performing. It lets you manage your expenses and create invoices, automatically chase payments, import and analyse bank statements, view real-time cash flow, forecast tax and even submit VAT returns directly online to HMRC. Any changes you make automatically update your accounts, giving you complete visibility of your income and expenses and showing your real-time profit position.
It’s completely web-based, there’s nothing to download or install so you can access FreeAgent anywhere you have an internet connection making it easy to collaborate with your accountant or adviser wherever they are.
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Our corporate lawyers combine a solid grounding in the law with strong, practical business skills ensuring that many clients rely on us regularly in the day-to-day running of their business.
- Fairways - Visit the Fairways website
- Clark Thomson Insurance Brokers Ltd - Visit the Clark Thomson Insurance Brokers Ltd website
- Live Active - Visit the Live Active website
- Perthshire Chamber of Commerce - Visit the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce website
- Perth College UHI CfE - Visit the Perth College UHI CfE website
- Tree of Knowledge - Visit the Tree of Knowledge website
To enquire about becoming involved as a sponsor, please contact Finlay Kerr - Business Advisor on FinlayKerr@pkc.gov.uk or 01738 477943