Finance

LEP vows to use search for new board members to address its gender imbalance

January 31, 2019
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LEP vows to use search for new board members to address its gender imbalance

The organisation tasked with helping shape the economic future of the West of England is hoping to attract more businesswomen to join its board to go some way to address its major gender imbalance. Out of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) 18 board members, just two are women. Now, as the...

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Free training sessions to be staged for Bath businesses and start-ups

January 31, 2019
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Free training sessions to be staged for Bath businesses and start-ups

Business growth consultancy Cool Ventures is offering free advice to help aspiring Bath entrepreneurs and established businesses expand and win more customers. The firm is running a series of no-cost workshops for individuals and businesses that enrol on its start-up and support programmes.  It will also provide free one-to-one support to small and medium-sized...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

January 31, 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 . . . Residence nil-rate band to rise again The latest phased increase kicks in from April 6, 2019. Click here to find out if this affects you...

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Eggheads from MHA Monahans’ Bath office land first prize in firm’s inaugural Trowbridge Charity Quiz

January 31, 2019
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Eggheads from MHA Monahans’ Bath office land first prize in firm’s inaugural Trowbridge Charity Quiz

A team from the Bath office of regional accountancy group MHA Monahans out-smarted their rivals to earn themselves top spot in the inaugural Trowbridge Charity Quiz, organised by the firm to raise money for Dorothy House Hospice. Twelve teams went head to head to prove who was the brainiest – with the entry fees...

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Coveted IoD South West Director of the Year Awards launched with two new categories

January 31, 2019
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Coveted IoD South West Director of the Year Awards launched with two new categories

Business leaders in Bath are being encouraged to enter one of the region’s top award schemes for recognising excellence and enterprise in the boardroom. The Institute of Directors’ (IoD) South West Director of the Year Awards 2019 champion outstanding leaders and entrepreneurs and focus UK-wide attention on success in the region. Over recent years the prestigious...

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TV star makes World Cancer Day appeal on behalf of Bath charity

January 28, 2019
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TV star makes World Cancer Day appeal on behalf of Bath charity

Actress Stephanie Cole OBE is urging businesses and individuals to mark World Cancer Day next Monday by making a donation to the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group (BCUSG).   Stephanie, pictured, best known for her roles in the TV sitcoms Still Open All Hours and Waiting for God, is president of the BCUSG, which...

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Bath online wedding gift pioneer vows to go global following latest investment

January 25, 2019
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Bath online wedding gift pioneer vows to go global following latest investment

Bath-based online wedding gift list group Prezola is aiming to deliver its highly successful formula to brides and grooms across the world after receiving more investment for growth.   The firm, which has its head office in Northumberland Buildings and a warehouse on Westbury’s Woodland Estate, helps couples create stylish, modern wedding gift lists...

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Top marks again for Bishop Fleming’s ‘extremely efficient’ payroll department

January 23, 2019
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Top marks again for Bishop Fleming’s ‘extremely efficient’ payroll department

Regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming, which has an office in Bath, has earned the highest possible mark for its payroll team in a national assessment scheme for the second successive time. The firm first obtained accreditation under the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals’ (CIPP) Payroll Assurance Scheme in 2015. Two years later it gained the...

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Bath Business Blog: Debbie Boulton, director, Richardson Swift. Planning for Brexit

January 22, 2019
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Bath Business Blog: Debbie Boulton, director, Richardson Swift. Planning for Brexit

Deal or no deal, it’s hard to plan for Brexit when we don’t know what the outcome will be. However, there are ways for businesses to ensure they are in the best shape possible should things get difficult. Debbie Boulton, a director at Bath accountants Richardson Swift, looks at 10 ways to plan for...

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Larger Bath office for Milsted Langdon as it finds city fertile ground for growth

January 17, 2019
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Larger Bath office for Milsted Langdon as it finds city fertile ground for growth

Regional accountancy group Milsted Langdon’s growth in Bath has resulted in it moving to a larger office in the city.   The firm, which also has bases in Bristol, London, Taunton and Yeovil, opened an office on Bath’s Queen Square seven years ago.   Since then it has expanded its presence in the city...

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