Finance

New owner of failed craft brewery vows to invest in its distinctive-flavoured range of beers

January 13, 2023
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New owner of failed craft brewery vows to invest in its distinctive-flavoured range of beers

Craft brewery The Wild Beer Co, which ceased trading shortly before Christmas, has been bought out of administration, with its new owner promising to honour the subscriptions and discounts available to its members and former shareholders. Wild Beer, best known for its unusual approach to brewing and the quirky-flavoured beers that came from it, went...

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Pearson May financial round up

January 12, 2023
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Pearson May financial round up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May and Bath Business News team up to bring you the top national finance stories. R&D relief guidance under review Reforms to come into effect on 1 April. Click here to read more Spring Budget set for 15 March The announcement will be accompanied by a forecast from the OBR. Find out more here

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New chair and refreshed board for South West Investment Group as it looks to the future

January 12, 2023
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New chair and refreshed board for South West Investment Group as it looks to the future

Regional alternative finance lender South West Investment Group (SWIG) has made a number of changes to its board, including appointing former World Bank lead economist Christine Allison as its new chair. Christine, pictured, who was also a special advisor to the Treasury Select Committee, takes over from Richard Coombs, who had been in the role for...

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More growth for accountants Monahans with two new directors and office expansion

January 10, 2023
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More growth for accountants Monahans with two new directors and office expansion

Monahans, the South West’s largest independent accountancy firm, has appointed a new director and is taking on a second as it prepares for further growth this year along with the relocation and expansion of one of its eight offices. Becky Young, pictured, who re-joined the firm last year as a senior client portfolio manager,...

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New partner and head of VAT arrives at Old Mill to help drive its ambitious growth into new markets

January 9, 2023
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New partner and head of VAT arrives at Old Mill to help drive its ambitious growth into new markets

South West accountancy and finance group Old Mill is continuing its drive to become the fastest-growing practice in the region with the appointment of highly experienced tax specialist David Gage as partner and head of VAT. David, pictured, - who joins from Evelyn Partners’ Bristol office, where he was director of VAT – has joined Old Mill...

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Pearson May Financial Update: Government delays Making Tax Digital for Income Tax

January 8, 2023
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Pearson May Financial Update: Government delays Making Tax Digital for Income Tax

The Treasury has confirmed that Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self-Assessment (MTD for ITSA) will be delayed by a further two years until April 2026, writes Pearson May partner Matthew Rutter.  It will now be introduced in phases from 6 April 2026, rather than 6 April 2024. The original start date for MTD...

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FinTech innovation hub to be launched by EY as it looks to build on region’s lead in sector

January 8, 2023
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FinTech innovation hub to be launched by EY as it looks to build on region’s lead in sector

Accountancy giant EY is to open a business research innovation technology and engineering (BRiTE) hub in the South West to help boost the region’s fast-growing FinTech sector. The hub aims to ramp up capabilities in financial services design, data analytics and engineering and create practical and tangible solutions to some of the big challenges...

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Buoyant South West firms shrug off the economic gloom to enter 2023 on a confident note

January 6, 2023
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Buoyant South West firms shrug off the economic gloom to enter 2023 on a confident note

Confidence among South West businesses continued to rise in December after a surprise recovery the previous month – with firms ending the year in a rare upbeat mood. The latest monthly Business Barometer from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking reveals firms reported higher confidence in their own business prospects month-on-month, up 15 percentage points at 34%.  Taken alongside their optimism in the economy, up 10...

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New chief transformation officer for Bath Building Society as it prepares for digital shake-up

January 5, 2023
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New chief transformation officer for Bath Building Society as it prepares for digital shake-up

Bath Building Society has promoted its head of business change Steve Burnard to the new role of chief transformation officer as it enters its busiest period of change in its 119-year history. The society, which has more than 20,000 savers and 1,200 mortgage customers, said its focus this year would on digital transformation.  Steve,...

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Pearson May financial round up

January 5, 2023
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Pearson May financial round up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May and Bath Business News team up to bring you the top national finance stories. More than 3,000 tax returns filed on Christmas Day 22,000-plus self-assessments were submitted between 24 and 26 December. Click here to read more Slow retail growth expected for 2023 The number of shop closures hits a five-year high. Read...

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