Since first independently starting to trade in 1994 Andy has started, bought, managed, grown, diversified, restructured and sold his own and clients businesses – all with various degrees of success and failure!
Having sold the accountancy and tax advisory practice in 2015 Andy Purves Ltd is now focused on delivering business advisory and consultancy services. The firm consults to Douglas Home & Co www.dhco.co.uk a multi discipline firm of business advisors, tax planners and Wills & Estates specialists with several offices in East Lothian, The Borders and Northumberland.
Andy is MD of Adam Purves Galashiels Ltd a family business with diverse operations primarily in the service, retail and property sectors. The origins of the firm date back to 1879 and Andy is fifth generation and can confirm he has experienced the extreme highs and lows that come with the territory.
In 2004 Andy assisted in setting up www.tricapital.co.uk a Borders based business angel syndicate and from the outset has been a proactive investor and Company Secretary.