North of Scotland enterprise recommendation specialist provides Muir-of-Ord HR agency to its portfolio

Colin MacAndrew (left) from Adhoc HR with Karen Sutherland and Marcus MacIver from Mackay & Co.Colin MacAndrew (left) from Adhoc HR with Karen Sutherland and Marcus MacIver from Mackay & Co.

A leading management consultancy and accounting firm in the north of Scotland has added an established recruiting firm to its offering to clients across the country.

Adhoc HR, based in Muir of Ord, has joined the Mackay & Co group which serves clients across Scotland and the UK from its offices in the Highlands, Argyll and Aberdeenshire.

The Mackay & Co Group consists of the auditors Mackay & Co CA, the management consultancy GHRL and now Adhoc HR.

The move brings over 40 years of combined HR experience to Mackay & Co while strengthening its advisory offering and providing a full range of business advisory services.

Adhoc HR, which continues to operate under the same name, was founded in 2017 by Director Colin McAndrew, who previously held senior HR positions for well-known companies such as Amazon, Honeywell, GE and Global Energy Group. For four years he has been supporting SMEs in the north of Scotland with his expertise.

Marcus MacIver, Director of Mackay & Co, said, “We are excited to welcome the Adhoc HR team to Mackay & Co, customers who will help them in all areas of their business.

“For over 40 years we have been offering our clients a range of accounting and management consulting services – and the addition of HR consulting, which covers all areas of employment, will give our clients access to all of their outsourced services under one roof.

“Colin and his team have an excellent reputation in the north of Scotland business community, so we know our customers’ human resources needs are in safe hands.”

Ad hoc Human Resources Director Colin McAndrew.Ad hoc Human Resources Director Colin McAndrew.

Mr. McAndrew, who will continue to lead Adhoc HR in the Mackay & Co Group, said: “The merger with Mackay & Co is an incredible opportunity for Adhoc HR as it allows us to significantly expand our reach and deliver high quality HR -Services for a much wider range of businesses.

“We specialize in all areas of HR – from recruiting to contracts and employee appraisals to training, restructuring and disciplinary measures – and it is our goal to make things in every HR environment as simple and understandable as possible for everyone involved .

“We are very much looking forward to working with our new colleagues at Mackay & Co to help human resources organizations across the country for the months and years to come.”

Mackay & Co was founded in 1979 and has offices in Golspie, Ullapool, Dingwall, Oban and Inverurie and works with clients across Scotland and beyond.

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