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MAGIC act DNA, which wowed ITV's Britain's Got Talent programme, is to be the after dinner entertainment at the Insider Scottish Accountancy and Finance Awards 2018.

The mind reading duo Darren and Andrew will bring their intriguing and fascinating act to the Awards evening.

The act is based on an apparent telepathic ability which they call 'The Gift' which allows the pair to read minds. Volunteers are asked to write down facts such as names and numbers that should be known only to them. The pair then sensationally reveals the secret facts. On the hit TV programme the pair revealed three secret facts written down on a piece of paper by Britain's Got Talent judge Simon Cowell.

Cowell who looked amazed at the revealed numbers said: "What you do, honestly, is incredible."

The pair also changed their shirts during the TV programme without anyone noticing despite them being on stage all the time.

David Walliams, Cowell's fellow judge on the programme said: "It was incredible. The way your minds work is extraordinary."

DNA themselves say they "combine intuitive psychoanalysis with a unique ability of telepathic thought transference".

Andrew Murray of DNA said: "We are thrilled to come up to Glasgow for the Scottish Accountancy and Finance Awards later this year. Glasgow is one of our favourite cities and we are honoured to be involved."

Those attending the dinner will be able to experience for themselves an act that has wowed TV viewers and audiences all over the country.

The glittering awards ceremony will take place at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow on 14 June.

The 11th Scottish Accountancy and Finance Awards will recognise the work undertaken by accountants over the past year that have made a vital contribution to private and public sector organisations.

The award categories include Accountant of the Year, Large Accountancy Firm of the Year and Small Accountancy Firm of the Year. There are further accolades for Finance Director of the Year and Emerging Finance Director.

Other prizes awarded are for Public Sector Finance Team of the Year, Young Accountant of the Year, Restructuring Team of the Year, Tax Team of the Year and Corporate Finance Team of the Year. Category sponsors for the awards include the Think Ahead programme ACCA and support sponsors Edinburgh Napier University and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

An independent panel of experts drawn from different sectors and different parts of Scotland will carry out the judging of the Scottish Accountancy and Finance Awards. Research into all the categories and entries is carried out by Edinburgh Napier University's Business School.

Nominated companies and individuals will be asked to an interview with the judging panel, which will be chaired by Judy Wagner of FWB Park Brown on 26 April. The closing date for entries to the 2018 Awards is Tuesday 3 April. | | More information about the event can be found at www.scottishaccountancyawards.com. To book tickets or discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact Caroline Miller on caroline.miller@insider.co.uk or call 0141 309 3133.

The mind reading DNA duo Darren and Andrew will bring their intriguing and fascinating act to the Awards evening on 14 June 2018

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