Finance

Investment for trailblazing Bath tech firm Cloudfind as it aims for the digital jetstream

August 29, 2014
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Investment for trailblazing Bath tech firm Cloudfind as it aims for the digital jetstream

Bath-based tech start up Cloudfind, which aims to revolutionise the way businesses use the cloud, has received a further £600,000 investment to fund further growth. The firm plans to take information management into what it calls the ‘digital jetstream’ by cutting out wasted hours trying to find and organise huge amounts of data. The...

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Women in business award nomination for Begbies Traynor regional head caps busy year

August 28, 2014
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Women in business award nomination for Begbies Traynor regional head caps busy year

Business rescue and recovery specialist firm Begbies Traynor’s regional managing partner Julie Palmer has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Julie, pictured, who heads up a network of 12 offices including one in Bath, is in the running for The Business Magazine’s Women in Business 2014, Woman of the Year Award in the...

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Trio of new non-exec directors for Bath Building Society

August 27, 2014
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Trio of new non-exec directors for Bath Building Society

Bath Building Society has appointed Angela Cha, Robert Derry-Evans and Denzil Stirk as non-executive directors to strengthen its board and several of its committees. Angela Cha, pictured, is a solicitor with 24 years’ experience having spent the majority of her career at Pinsent Masons specialising in commercial legal and risk management advice in the...

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Ambassador to highlight trade opportunities in fast-growing, tech-savvy South Korea

August 26, 2014
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Ambassador to highlight trade opportunities in fast-growing, tech-savvy South Korea

West firms will be able to learn about commercial opportunities in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies when the British Ambassador to South Korea visits the region next week. Scott Wightman will be joined by CEO of the British Chamber of Commerce in Korea, David Lee, at the free event staged by UK Trade...

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Property deal puts car dealership on the road to further growth

August 21, 2014
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Property deal puts car dealership on the road to further growth

Chippenham Motor Company is to accelerate its expansion plans after acquiring the freehold of its headquarters on the town’s Bumpers Farm industrial estate. The firm, established in 1996, bought the 29,000 sq ft building for what it described as a “significant seven figure sum”. Funding was provided by Barclays. Chippenham Motor Company supplies thousands...

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Investment manager taken on at BGF in the West as it looks to fund more high-growth businesses

August 19, 2014
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Investment manager taken on at BGF in the West as it looks to fund more high-growth businesses

The South West office of BGF, the business growth fund set up to help the UK’s growing smaller and medium-sized firms, has appointed Sarah Ledwidge as an investment manager. Sarah, pictured, will be responsible for identifying investable businesses in Wiltshire, Hampshire and the Thames Valley and working with them to achieve their growth plans....

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New corporate tax manager appointed by Monahans for its Bath office

August 18, 2014
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New corporate tax manager appointed by Monahans for its Bath office

Accountancy firm Monahans has appointed Stephanie Hurst to the position of corporate tax manager based in its Bath office. Stephanie specialises in business and corporate tax, research & development relief, mergers, acquisitions and business restructuring and will provide expert advice to Monahans’ clients. She qualified as Chartered Tax Advisor in 2013 and joins Monahans,...

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Saracens chairman Nigel Wray joins star tech investors backing Bath IT innovator Cloud Direct

August 15, 2014
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Saracens chairman Nigel Wray joins star tech investors backing Bath IT innovator Cloud Direct

Bath-based IT services company Cloud Direct has secured £1.5m of equity funding from three of the UK’s highest-profile investors, including Saracens Rugby Club chairman Nigel Wray. The investment is the cloud broker’s third so far this year and takes its total funding to £2.74m. It will accelerate its sales and marketing, allow it open...

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More fears over looming skills shortages as another survey predicts strong employment growth

August 11, 2014
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More fears over looming skills shortages as another survey predicts strong employment growth

Further evidence of an impending skills shortage among West firms that could threaten to derail the economic recovery has emerged from a report predicting the strongest jobs growth since 1998. The national survey by accountants BDO shows businesses’ hiring intentions rose sharply last month to surpass their pre-recession figure and reach their highest level...

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Another year of growth for Bishop Fleming lifts it further up national accountancy league table

August 6, 2014
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Another year of growth for Bishop Fleming lifts it further up national accountancy league table

West-based accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has an office in Bath, has achieved another year of expansion with fee income up by more than 3% to almost £17m. The increase follows two years in which Accountancy Age magazine ranked Bishop Fleming as Britain’s fastest-growing accountants. As a result of its latest performance, the firm...

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