Finance

Awards launched to showcase businesses that are the bee’s knees at caring for region’s pollinators

February 29, 2024
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Awards launched to showcase businesses that are the bee’s knees at caring for region’s pollinators

An awards scheme that champions the West of England’s best bee-friendly businesses is back – with some of the region’s biggest firms promising to create some extra buzz around it. The first Bee Bold Awards were held last year to champion the region’s pollinator champions. Among the winners were Bath digital technology agency Storm, city-based...

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Pearson May financial round up

February 29, 2024
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Pearson May financial round up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May teams up with Bath Business News to bring you the top national finance stories. Service standards at HMRC continue to decline Public Accounts Committee (PAC) calls for significant improvements to service levels. Click here to find out more UK banks close over 140,000 SME accounts New figures indicate a concerning trend in the...

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Former colleagues of late ICAEW regional chair launch charity fund challenge in his memory

February 29, 2024
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Former colleagues of late ICAEW regional chair launch charity fund challenge in his memory

A charity fundraising challenge has been set up in memory of Dave Mouncey, a past chair of professional body the ICAEW in the West of England. Dave, pictured, who was a well-known and respected figure in the region’s business scene, died suddenly last December aged 63.  A partner in in the Bristol office of Evelyn Partners, he was an avid...

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Live webinar: Power to Your Business – Solar from Start to Finish

February 28, 2024
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Live webinar: Power to Your Business – Solar from Start to Finish

Thousands of UK businesses have already switched to solar PV to reduce their carbon emissions and cut costs – are you missing out? For the third webinar in its Power to Your Business series, Solarsense will next week bring together a panel of industry leaders and sustainability experts to answer all your questions on solar –...

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Wincanton facing bidding war as US business mulls rival bid to approved offer from French group

February 26, 2024
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Wincanton facing bidding war as US business mulls rival bid to approved offer from French group

Logistics group Wincanton could find itself at the centre of a takeover battle as US-owned global operator GXO Logistics considers tabling a counter offer to one made last month by French-owned shipping giant CMA CGM. GXO, which owns Clipper Logistics in the UK, surprised directors at Chippenham-headquartered yesterday by demanding access to due diligence...

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Pearson May financial round up

February 26, 2024
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Pearson May financial round up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May teams up with Bath Business News to bring you the top national finance stories. HMRC estimates cost to implement Making Tax Digital (MTD) for income tax self-assessment Sole traders and landlords face £350 setup costs. Click here to find out more Government finances show biggest surplus in 30 years A £16.7bn surplus has...

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Green hydrogen plant opened to power West of England ahead in harnessing ‘fuel of the future’

February 22, 2024
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Green hydrogen plant opened to power West of England ahead in harnessing ‘fuel of the future’

The West of England’s first green hydrogen production and storage plant has been officially opened, underpining the region’s status as a leader in research into what is widely regarded as the fuel of the future. The plant, at the state-of-the-art Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) on the Bristol and Bath Science Park,...

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Acquisition drives showroom portfolio expansion for family-owned South West motor dealer

February 22, 2024
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Acquisition drives showroom portfolio expansion for family-owned South West motor dealer

One of the region’s largest motor groups has expanded its dealership portfolio with an acquisition. Trowbridge-headquartered Platinum Motor Group has taken over Pebley Beach in a move that adds outlets in Swindon and Cirencester to its existing network, which includes dealerships in Bath, Box, Frome and Chippenham. As well as widening family-owned Platinum’s geographical spread, the...

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Bath Rugby Foundation seeks corporate sponsors and fundraising runners to tackle half marathon

February 21, 2024
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Bath Rugby Foundation seeks corporate sponsors and fundraising runners to tackle half marathon

Public entries for this year’s Bath Half Marathon may have sold out but one charity in the city is still looking for runners and sponsors to support its life-changing work with young people. Bath Rugby Foundation, which helps thousands of vulnerable youngsters through inspiring programmes that focus on health, education and employability, has signed...

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Rapid growth at Altus prompts new website and brand that ‘challenge the traditional consulting model’

February 16, 2024
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Rapid growth at Altus prompts new website and brand that ‘challenge the traditional consulting model’

Bath financial services software provider Altus Consulting has teamed up with a creative agency to introduce a new brand identity and website as part of its growth plan. Altus called in Chippenham-based Milk & Tweed to work on the brief, which follows a period of expansion at the business. Founded in Bath in 2005...

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