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Director Promotion at Gall Robertson Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers

Sheila Robertson and Karen Currie
Sheila Robertson and Karen Currie

Sheila Robertson, Director of Gall Robertson, Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers based in Tweedbank is delighted to announce that Karen Currie has been promoted to the position of Director at the Practice. Karen has worked in the firm since 2012 and works with a wide portfolio of clients.

Karen qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001 and previously owned her own Practice before joining Gall Robertson. She manages clients including small and medium sized enterprises (SME's) and helps businesses ranging from Start-ups to well established businesses. Construction, hospitality and charities are Karen's particular specialities.

Gall Robertson was founded in 2001 and has gained an outstanding reputation with access to a quality and practical service designed to make running your business and your personal affairs simple and efficient.

Sheila Robertson said "This is fantastic news for the Practice and all the team are delighted. Karen has been a committed team member and has developed the client base whilst ensuring existing clients are well advised and supported. As a team we enjoy working with our local clients and providing proactive business support.

We now have a team of 15 people and Karen's promotion is another positive step forward for the firm. We have also been approved as a Training Office again for 2 CA students which is great news for the firm and enables staff to work in the firm whilst studying for their professional qualifications."

Training Office

We are delighted to be formally approved as a Training Office for 2 Chartered Accountant(CA) students at Gall Robertson. This is fantastic news as we like to nurture staff members throughout their career. Undertaking the CA exams whilst working at Gall Robertson allows staff to understand fully what is involved in working in practice whilst working towards what we obviously think is a great qualification to achieve.

The CA qualification is exceptional. It's a prestigious and internationally respected qualification that provides people with the knowledge, skills and values to be a highly regarded and sought-after business professional.

The CA qualification is comprised of professional study and relevant practical experience.

Successful women in business event - "Turning your passion into a business"

Ruth Hinks - Cocoa Black Ltd
Lauren Jamieson - The Colourful Edit


On the 10th November 2016 we held out first women in business event. Over 70 women from all over the Scottish Borders came together at the Ochiltrees Restaurant at Abbotsford House, Melrose for an evening of networking, inspiration and motivation.

We heard presentations from two of the Borders leading businesswomen who have turned their passion into a business. Ruth Hinks - UK World Chocolate Master and founder of Cocoa Black Limited and Lauren Kate Jamieson founder of The Colourful Edit, accessories, branding and styling.

We also gave a short presentation on Xero "Beautiful Accounting Software" the cloud based system which is revolutionising how business owners run their business.


"Very interesting evening, and enjoyed meeting
different people in totally different businesses and lifestyles
- Alexa


"Lauren and Ruth's presentations certainly
gave attendees things to think about in their own businesses"
- Jenny


"It was an excellent event.
Well done to Sheila and her team"
- Primrose


"I found it very informative; your speakers were interesting and inspiring.  It was a lovely evening and so well attended; a great success"
- Tina