Finance

Funding for pioneering Bath firm seeking to harness the power of AI to boost worker productivity

November 1, 2019
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Funding for pioneering Bath firm seeking to harness the power of AI to boost worker productivity

Bath-based Flourish Zone, which aims to revolutionise the global workplace wellbeing and coaching industry with the use of artificial intelligence (AI), is a step closer to realising its ambitions thanks to a £140,000 investment. The firm will use the funds, from the Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC), to add the finishing touches to its proprietary technology,...

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New funding allows MoveGB to shape up for national expansion

November 1, 2019
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New funding allows MoveGB to shape up for national expansion

Bath-based fitness subscription platform MoveGB is on course for a nationwide rollout after securing a multi million pound innovation funding facility with Barclays. The firm, founded in 2013 by serial entrepreneur Alister Rollins, has developed an innovative platform aimed at helping people stay healthy and active for life.  The platform is already the largest...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

October 24, 2019
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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Bath accountancy firm Pearson May joins Bath Business News each week to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we look at  . . . HMRC set to launch enhanced CEST tool  The Revenue targets release before the end of 2019. Click here to find out more Proposed probate fee system scrapped...

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Business West sets up support service to help Bath firms prepare for Brexit

October 24, 2019
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Business West sets up support service to help Bath firms prepare for Brexit

Bath firms can get up-to-date information on preparing for Brexit – including the likely impact of a no-deal exit on them – from Business West.  The region’s largest business organisation, Business West is being funded by the government to offer a support and signposting service to firms across the West of England ahead of...

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Exclusive film screening for clients at Richardson Swift and Mogers Drewett-hosted event

October 24, 2019
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Bath-based chartered accountants Richardson Swift and law firm Mogers Drewett teamed up to host an exclusive drinks and film evening at the city’s TIVOLI Cinema. More than 50 guests attended the event, which included a pre-screening of Hard, Cracked the Wind – the latest short film from Early Day Films, the BAFTA-winning Bristol film...

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Six new members bring more diverse backgrounds and experiences to LEP board

October 17, 2019
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Six new members bring more diverse backgrounds and experiences to LEP board

The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has refreshed its board – and addressed a major gender imbalance – by recruiting six new business leaders to help it shape the economic future of the region. The six senior businesses leaders – five of them women – work across a range of sectors and...

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Pearson May Financial Update: The tax benefits of making pension contributions

October 17, 2019
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Pearson May Financial Update: The tax benefits of making pension contributions

The tax benefits of making pension contributions can be significant and although there have not been any major changes in this area in recent years, it is always useful to recap the main tax benefits, writes Pearson May partner Jacqui Bowden.  Personal pension contributions As a reminder, personal pension contributions made by individuals are...

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Award recognises Milsted Langdon partner’s role in raising profile of forensic accounting

October 17, 2019
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Award recognises Milsted Langdon partner’s role in raising profile of forensic accounting

Regional accountancy firm Milsted Langdon’s forensic partner Roger Isaacs has been named Partner of the Year in a major national awards scheme. Roger, pictured, received the accolade at the 2019 British Accountancy Awards in recognition of his work in significantly raising the profile of his specialist field in the UK.  Roger works with a...

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Children of family-owned firms’ founders must earn their place in the boardroom, survey reveals

October 17, 2019
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Children of family-owned firms’ founders must earn their place in the boardroom, survey reveals

The days of the South West’s family-owned firms automatically being passed on to their founders’ offspring are long gone, with few now believing in a right to succession, according a new survey. Instead, most owners want to ensure their offspring are qualified to take over on merit not blood ties and should only gain...

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New regional director for large corporates joins Lloyds Bank

October 15, 2019
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New regional director for large corporates joins Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking has appointed Carmen Peacock as director for large corporate clients in the South West and South Wales – a role that supports businesses’ growth plans, including debt origination. Carmen, pictured, brings more than 10 years’ banking industry experience, joining from Santander’s Bristol office, where she worked with a large number...

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