24 may 2022
Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM UK has moved into a new office in the heart of Edinburgh’s business district to deliver a sustainable, hybrid working environment to support RSM’s future growth.The firm has taken the third floor of 2 Semple Street, relocating around 100 people into flexible, grade-A office space in Edinburgh’s Exchange District. The new office delivers around 7,500 sq ft of cutting-edge open plan and collaborative workspace, which will accommodate RSM’s rapidly growing team.
The announcement follows significant investment in the firm’s Scottish team which has grown organically by 20 per cent in the last two years, including strategic senior hires as corporate tax professional James Strang and restructuring specialist Alan Brown both joined the team as partners at the end of last year.
Alex Tait, RSM’s regional managing partner for Scotland and Northern Ireland said: ‘This is a significant milestone as it marks the next stage of strategic growth for RSM in Edinburgh. As we emerge post-pandemic, we have embraced hybrid working, and the new space offers an enhanced contemporary working environment for our people and clients that will encouraging further interaction and collaboration.
‘We remain focused on our people and culture and committed to Edinburgh and the communities in which we work; and Semple Street places us in the heart of the City’s business district. The new office delivers flexibility, sustainability and the scope to accommodate our ever-growing team as we continue to invest further in key specialism such as deal advisory, R&D, capital allowances, and global mobility to align with the changing needs of Scottish businesses; whilst continuing to grow significantly our client base in audit and compliance services.’
Ross Stupart, RSM’s office managing partner in Edinburgh, added: ‘The new office environment has been specifically designed to facilitate collaboration within the office bearing in mind the increased use of hybrid working patterns. We were keen to make sure that the spaces we created allow colleagues and peer groups to collaborate, coach and support each other for the benefit of their development.’