Mark Lammey

Business reporter at the P&J. Formerly online editor and deputy business editor at The Moscow Times.

Significant growth for AAB’s global payroll team


Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), one of the UK’s leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors, has announced significant growth within its global payroll team as a result of a number of new client wins. These new wins have seen a 50% increase in turnover, for that service, to £2.25million during the last year. As a result of this demand, the firm has added to their global payroll team, which is now some 20 people strong, through a number of key appointments including Katie Lange and Simon Porter, who each have extensive global payroll experience.

Oil & Gas

Iraq to raise China oil sales by 60%


Iraq aims to supply China with about 60 percent more crude next year, as OPEC’s second-biggest supplier double downs on its main market in Asia, according to the head of the state-run Oil Marketing Co.

North Sea

Bibby name switches to Rever


North-east firm Bibby Offshore is to become Rever Offshore, consigning a familiar name in the North Sea oil and gas industry to the history books after 15 years.