Shepherd retains Accountant in Bankruptcy contract

Following a competitive tender process, Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has been retained by the Accountant in Bankruptcy to deliver a range of chartered surveying services for a further two years.

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Accountant in Bankruptcy is responsible for administering the process of personal bankruptcy and recording corporate insolvencies in Scotland and seeks to ensure access to fair and just processes of debt relief and debt management for the people of Scotland.

Martin Waite, management partner at Shepherd, said: “We are delighted to have retained this contract for two more years, having proven our ability to deliver a cost effective national service to public bodies and receiving recognition that our office network allows us to deliver a local service on a national basis.”

Katherine Morrison, Head of Contracts, Accountant in Bankruptcy, said: “Following a procurement exercise, AiB appointed J & E Shepherd as its sole supplier for Chartered Surveyor services for a period of two years from 1 December 2016, with an option to extend up to a further two years. AiB will manage the contract through its new Procurement and Contracts team and is keen to build on the good working relationship established throughout the tenure of the previous contract.”

Originating in Scotland in 1880, with a network of 34 offices, 250 staff members and surveyors across Scotland, Shepherd is one of Scotland’s leading firms of chartered surveyors, valuers, property agents and managers offering a multi-disciplinary property service encompassing a comprehensive range of residential and commercial services.

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For further information please contact Martin Waite on tel 0141 649 8020

Issued on behalf of Shepherd by Liquorice Media tel 0187 738 2961 www.liquorice-media.com

Date: 6 February 2017