Ian Blackwood CA, CTA


Ian has over 20 years of experience in accounting and tax compliance for small and medium-sized businesses. Based in Inverness, he has a particular interest in supporting owner managed businesses with VAT, employment tax, business tax, and in advising owners on personal tax.

Having held senior roles in industry Ian also has hands on experience of monthly management reporting, budgeting, cashflow forecasting, and implementing accounting systems.

Ian’s experience crosses a wide range of business sectors including engineering services, aviation, manufacturing, hospitality, and residential landlords.

Elaine Macleod


Elaine has over 10 years of experience in accounts and bookkeeping work.  Elaine’s initial experience was gained in payroll, purchase ledger, and sales ledger roles within medium and large hotels.

More recently Elaine has focussed on providing Cloud Accounting services to a wide range of small and micro businesses, this work has involved her with VAT, corporation tax, and statutory accounts under FRS105.

As well as the hospitality sector Elaine has accounting experience in family run businesses.