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31 Jan 2017
Living Wage: Accord prioritises staff even amid downturn in oil sector
THE first company in Scotland to be employee-owned from its creation, Accord Energy Solutions, is making a determined effort to keep all their staff – despite the downturn in the oil industry.

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21 Jun 2016
New Technology Launch
New technology launch sees oil and gas specialists join forces with RGU

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Team MacDonald
16 Feb 2016
Accord ESL Aberdeen City Open 2016
Accord ESL Aberdeen City Open 2016 another great success.

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10 Sep 2015
Ride the North 2015
The last weekend of August saw 5 Accordians and 5 of their friends join some 850+ cyclists in tackling the 2 day cycling marathon that is ‘Ride the North’.

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Alan Spence
15 Jun 2015
Opinion: Greater employee control means business gain
The following article by Alan Spence was published on Energy Voice.

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7 May 2015
The Correct Measurement and Allocation of Produced Oil and Gas
Sharing is a crucial element in a cilvilised society. In the oil and gas industry fair shares of hydrocarbons are vital for operators, as a discrepancy could cost millions.

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3 Apr 2015
Accord Half Marathon
Sunday the 22nd of March. Five brave accordions stand in the start line of the Run Garioch ½ Marathon ready to challenge themselves in one the most popular running events of North East Scotland.

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Run Carioch 2015
26 Mar 2015
Run Garioch 2015
Run Garioch 2015. Thousands of runners of all ages braved a chilly drizzle to take on Inverurie’s Run Garioch this Sunday morning.

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5 Feb 2015
Accord Aberdeen City Open
Employee owned hydrocarbon accounting company Accord Energy Solutions were proud sponsors of the 2015 Aberdeen City Open curling championships, held at Curl Aberdeen last weekend.

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Phil Stockton
5 Feb 2015
Calculating risk and reward
The North Sea holds some of the most complex infrastructure in the world and each offshore resource has multiple stakeholders. This clearly requires extensive management and monitoring.Oil and gas flows out of hundreds of wells, in and out of dozens of platforms and through a maze of pipelines. The introduction of subsea production has further expanded the diversity of offshore assets. Keeping tabs on the hydrocarbon journey requires accuracy and communication.

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16 Dec 2014
There's nothing like employee ownership
There’s nothing quite like owning the business to put a spring in your step on the way to work.

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Employee ownership board room
19 Nov 2014
An oil and gas perspective on Employee Ownership
An Oil and gas perspective on Employee Ownership.

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22 Oct 2014
Entries open for Run Garioch 2015
The build-up to Run Garioch 2015 got off to a flying start on Monday, 6 October with a launch at Inverurie's Garioch Sports Centre.

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Accord Founders
8 Oct 2014
Accord hits £5m turnover target early
Aberdeen based hydrocarbon accounting firm Accord Energy Solutions has hit its five year, £5 million, target a year early by reaching turnover of £6 million, its directors announced today.

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8 Oct 2014
Employee owned oil and gas firm surpasses turnover target
Employee owned oil and gas firm surpasses turnover target

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1 Oct 2014
Accord sweeps in to sponsor city curling competition
Employee owned hydrocarbon accounting company Accord Energy Solutions has announced its sponsorship of the 2015 Aberdeen City Open curling championships.

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19 Aug 2014
Aberdeen Riding Club Summer Show
Accord Energy Solutions were proud to sponsor the Best Turned Out Aged 17 and over class at this year’s summer show

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5 Jul 2014
Employee-owned Accord on Course to Beat Turnover Target
Employee-owned Accord on Course to Beat Turnover Target

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3 Jul 2014
How I Got to Where I am Today: Alan Spence
Accord Energy Solutions Director and Principal Consultant Alan Spence was recently featured in the Press and Journal 'Your Job' section. Read about his career to date.

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3 Jul 2014
Alan Spence talks us through the benefits of Employee Ownership
Alan Spence, one of the founders of Accord and a CDS ambassador, talks us through the benefits of employee ownership.

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1 May 2014
Power to the people means a better corporate culture
Scotland's oil and gas industry has rightly earned its reputation for innovation.  But, unfortunately, it has also earned one for its skills shortage.

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24 Apr 2014
We're All of One Accord
Alan Spence has only one regret about being the founder of the first company in Scotland to be employee-owned from start-up – he wishes he had done it years ago.

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21 Jan 2014
Employee-owned model reaping benefits for Accord
On Tuesday 14 January, the Cass Business School published a report which identified that employee owned businesses (EOBs) fair better in tough economic times than non-EOBs.

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OAA Awards
16 Jan 2014
Accord Shortlisted for Great Small Company Award
Accord Energy Solutions is proud to be shortlisted for the Great Small Company award at the Offshore Achievement Awards 2014.

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BusinessBulletin
10 Dec 2013
Record for Accord
Bussiness Bulletin: Accord Energy Solutions Scotland's only "from start-up" employee owned company has achieved record turnover.

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10 Dec 2013
Share Model that Makes Perfect Sense
The Herald examine the individual and wider benefits of employee ownership – a win-win company structure.

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7 Nov 2013
All systems go for Run Garioch 2014
The countdown to Run Garioch 2014 began on Tuesday at Inverurie’s Garioch Sports Centre with a launch attended by sponsors, local runners and students from Strathburn School and Inverurie Academy.

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6 Nov 2013
Staff-owned company trusts model key to longevity
A business model based on employee ownership is key to maintaining the company’s competitiveness on the market, believes the co-founder of an Aberdeen-based oil and gas consultancy.

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5 Nov 2013
Staff owners 'edge'
Specialist hydrocarbon accounting company Accord Energy Solutions has credited its employee-ownership for a big jump in annual turnover.

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30 Oct 2013
Record Turnover Release
Scotland's only "from start-up" employee owned company has achieved record turnover. Accord Energy Solutions recorded £4.3 million in turnover placing the company firmly on-track to surpass its goal of reaching the £5m mark by 2015.

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30 Oct 2013
Accord success 'down to model'
ACCORD Energy Solutions, an employee-owned business in the carbon accounting market, has reported a 38% rise in turnover to £4.3 million and says it is on course to increase its head count from 28 to 50. It said the employee ownership model was behind its success.

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runners
16 Sep 2013
Half Marathon Success
Accord Energy Solutions was delighted to sponsor the Garioch Half Marathon which took place on Sunday 24th March 2013.

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9 Sep 2013
Trade-off on worker rights under fire
Workers should not have to sacrifice employment rights to enjoy the benefits of shared business ownership, a north- east boss says.

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24 Jul 2013
Platform Time is ripe to boost employee owned companies, says Alan Spence
Scotlandis a country of ground-breaking innovation. Whether nurturing positive change in technology or practice, it does so with an invigorated spirit. But we can do more.

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Employee ownership board room
4 Jul 2013
Staff to be given control
Bosses at a north-east oil and as service firm are close to handing a controlling stake to employees.

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4 Jul 2013
Accord Energy to hand control of company to employees
Bosses at a north-east oil and gas service firm are close to handing a controlling stake to employees.

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Alan Spence
3 Jul 2013
Employee ownership in a competitive marketplace
Tomorrow (Thursday, July 4) marks the UK’s first Employee Ownership Day.

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8 Jan 2013
The mysteries of oil and gas allocation; getting to grips with the maths
What do finding the Higgs Boson, Monte Carlo and a novel method to allocate North Sea oil and gas have in common? All are informed by the mathematics of risk, probability and uncertainty.

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Employee Ownership in Oil & Gas
The next 50 years of oil and gas hold potential for a lot of change, and even more competition between companies. Oil will become harder to find, prices will continue to fluctuate and skilled workers are few.

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Competitive marketplace employee ownership
This week, we've marked the UK's first Employee Ownership Day. Employee-owned companies currently make up 3% of the UK's GDP and advocates hope to increase that number to 10% by 2020.

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