CJM has worked with many clients across Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, Eire and as far away as South Africa over the years. This has included working with many private businesses and third sector organisations. We have been part of improvements in financial strategy, developing business cases, options appraisal and feasibility studies. These improvements have come across a number of sectors, including heritage, engineering, tourism, hospitality and retail.


From our office in the heart of Ayrshire, we have been supporting Ayrshire Businesses since 2008. We deliver our wide range of services across Ayrshire. These include financial management, financial strategy, cloud accounting, profit and growth workshops, classes and seminars. In our workshops, we work alongside Business Gateway and support their programmes with University of West of Scotland and Princes Foundation Business Skills programme.

CJM also support a number of framework agreements with the Business Gateway and Economic Development functions. These provide financial management surgeries, expert help, consultancy and one to ones. Our interventions include working with start-up businesses, businesses in the early stages of growth and Third Sector organisations.

Dumfries & Galloway

We have been working in the region since our inception in 2008, supporting a number of local businesses and third sector organisations. We have done a lot of work in helping organisations to develop their financial strategy, financial systems, and financial control. We continue to support the Business Gateway and Economic Development team, working on business planning, strategy and financial forecasts for many businesses. These range from new start-ups right through to multi-million-pound developments.

The support includes sourcing funding, assisting with funding applications and delivering successful financial outcomes. With the launch of the South of Scotland Enterprise Agency, we also work with this team in their Due Diligence Framework and support businesses on a range of accountancy and financial support mechanisms.


East Renfrewshire

As soon as a business calls East Renfrewshire Business Gateway right through to reporting to the Local Authority and National Government, CJM manage and deliver the end-to-end process. We provide business information officers, business advisers and expert consultants. We support local business with ‘Meet the Adviser’ sessions, drop-in sessions, expert help and consultancy. We deliver around 100 workshops and seminars each year covering a range of topics from start-up, through to marketing, self-assessment, strategy and social media.

We part of the wider Economic Development Team which means we are involved in many projects. These range from supporting the wider economy in town centre development, Inclusive Growth, Community Wealth Building, BAME initiatives and implementing the Real Living Wage.



Since 2018 we have been providing support to the Business Gateway function in the delivery of financial management and accountancy expert help and surgeries. Fife has a diverse economy including working both with town and city-based business and as a wide range of rural economy business.



Our founder, Colin McNally, spent his early career working for Diageo Plc and spent a considerable amount of time working alongside the managers of the many Speyside distilleries in and around Moray. He is delighted to be back working in the area again, delivering workshops, seminars, expert help and sector specific workshops. He also carries out consultancy work across a wide range of topics including financial, hr, web, strategy and marketing, among others.