Finance

More expansion on the way for Bath fintech firm following acquisition

August 19, 2019
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More expansion on the way for Bath fintech firm following acquisition

Bath fintech firm i4C Technology, which has become a market leader in digital cashflow modelling just two years after launch, is predicting further growth after being acquired by a major specialist software company. i4C Technology was founded in 2017 by Bath-based serial entrepreneur Mark Harman and provides financial planning software tools and cashflow modelling...

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National campaign targeting financial education at women backed by Bath’s Unividual

August 19, 2019
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National campaign targeting financial education at women backed by Bath’s Unividual

Bath-based financial planning firm Unividual has joined a national campaign aimed at overcoming the difficulties women face when planning their financial future. Called ‘Insuring Women’s Futures’, the campaign has been instigated by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) to tackle the male-dominated industry’s attitude of treating women in a way that tends to alienate them. ...

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Call goes out for Bath’s fast-growing tech firms to enter prestigious awards showcase

August 18, 2019
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Call goes out for Bath’s fast-growing tech firms to enter prestigious awards showcase

Ambitious Bath technology firms are being invited to enter a major awards scheme that recognises the UK’s fastest-growing businesses in the sector. Entries are now open for the 22nd annual UK Technology Fast 50 Awards staged by global accountancy group Deloitte. The awards are open to firms that use a proprietary technology in their business.  The...

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Youth wellbeing charity to benefit from year of support from Altus

August 15, 2019
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Youth wellbeing charity to benefit from year of support from Altus

Staff at Bath-based financial services consultancy services and software provider Altus have chosen young people’s emotional health and wellbeing charity Off The Record as its charity of the year. Off The Record (OTR) provides a range of free services across Bath and North-East Somerset including counselling, listening support, youth participation, advocacy and specialist groups,...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

August 15, 2019
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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May and Bath Business News team up to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we look at . . . HMRC repays record sum from pensions tax trap  17,000 savers reclaim £46m in overtax on pension withdrawals Click here to find out if this applies...

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Bath Business Blog: Donna Kehoe, regional agent, Bank of England. Economy cools as Brexit debate heats up

August 14, 2019
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Bath Business Blog: Donna Kehoe, regional agent, Bank of England. Economy cools as Brexit debate heats up

By Donna Kehoe, Bank of England agent for the South West of England UK temperatures reached record highs last month, but the UK economy has not been heating up this summer. Instead, as world trade tensions and worries about a no-deal Brexit have risen, the economy has been slowing down.  On August 1, the...

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Exporters to EU told to get ‘third country’ registration to avoid potential no-deal Brexit problems

August 13, 2019
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EUflag

Bath companies that export to Europe are being urged to register for non-EU trade ahead of a possible no-deal Brexit or face potential problems once the UK has left the European Union. The warning has come from Business West, the South West’s largest business organisation, which points out that if the UK quits the...

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Experienced investment director joins LDC’s regional office as it targets further growth

August 8, 2019
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Experienced investment director joins LDC’s regional office as it targets further growth

Mid-market private equity investor LDC has strengthened its South West & Wales team with the appointment of Stefan Gunn as investment director. Stefan, pictured, joins from NatWest, where he was a director in its Bristol-based structured finance operation with responsibility for originating and executing transactions across the South.  In his new role in the...

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Pair of new arrivals bolster small firm lender 1pm’s Northern team

August 2, 2019
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1pm

Bath-based specialist lender 1pm has made two senior appointments to support the ambitious growth of its asset division in the North. Ian Kavanagh joins the division as business development manager. He will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with intermediaries in the North and supporting businesses looking for asset-based funding solutions.  Stuart...

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Maiden Kwik Cricket tournament runs up £3,500 total for Novia Foundation

August 2, 2019
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Maiden Kwik Cricket tournament runs up £3,500 total for Novia Foundation

Novia Foundation, the charitable arm of Bath-based wealth management firm Novia Financial, has raised more than £3,500 from its inaugural Kwik Cricket tournament. Nine teams of six players from Bath firms battled it out at Bath Rec to raise money for the foundation, which Novia set up last year to primarily support projects that...

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