‘Web accountant’ Ascot Drummond provides services such as the management of accounts, payroll, bookkeeping, taxation issues and statutory requirements.
These can be accessed on clients’ personal websites 24 hours a day, seven days a week from anywhere in the world.
The venture estimates it has a ‘market potential’ of 3.2m small and medium-sized businesses in the UK.
Immediate plans for the investment include a new operations division to be based in Dundee and a major IT recruitment drive.
The venture already has a 450-strong client base.
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