Finance

Old Mill makes trio of wealth management promotions as it looks for further expansion

September 13, 2022
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Old Mill makes trio of wealth management promotions as it looks for further expansion

Three members of the wealth management team at regional accountancy firm Old Mill have been promoted as it continues with its strategy of doubling in size and become the fastest-growing practice in the South West. The firm, which has offices in Chippenham, Wells, Yeovil and Exeter, is aiming to ‘retain and promote’ current staff as well...

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Pearson May Financial Update: The Let Property Campaign and undeclared lettings income

September 12, 2022
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Pearson May Financial Update: The Let Property Campaign and undeclared lettings income

We have seen over recent months a flurry of people being contacted by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in connection with rental income they have received, but which they haven’t reported on a Tax Return. Sometimes this can go back as far as 20 years, writes Pearson May partner Jacqui Bowden. If you have income...

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£1.1m for University of Bath meditech spin-out pioneering needle-free blood sugar monitor

September 9, 2022
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£1.1m for University of Bath meditech spin-out pioneering needle-free blood sugar monitor

A University of Bath spin-out business is to commercialise its world-beating 100% needle-free blood sugar monitor in a move that could have huge applications for chronic diseases such as diabetes. Transdermal Diagnostics, which was launched in March, has raised £1.1m in a pre-seed round investment to further develop and bring to market its pioneering...

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Pearson May financial round-up

September 8, 2022
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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. HMRC releases MTD for ITSA guidance New framework will be mandatory from April 2024. Find out more here Companies House to launch single sign-in Launch aimed for this autumn. Click here to find out more  

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Time Finance bolsters its asset finance team as it aims for further growth this year

September 8, 2022
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Time Finance bolsters its asset finance team as it aims for further growth this year

Bath-headquartered alternative funder Time Finance has continued to strength its key asset finance division with the appointment of a new broker manager. Lauren Sharples is the latest in a series of appointments aimed at taking forward the group’s growth strategy.  Time Finance, which also offers invoice, property and vehicle finance along with commercial loans,...

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Government pledge on help for firms’ soaring energy bills this winter welcomed by Business West

September 5, 2022
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Government pledge on help for firms’ soaring energy bills this winter welcomed by Business West

The South West’s largest business organisation has ‘warmly welcomed’ the government’s promise to help firms with spiralling energy bills this winter -  but called for it to regulate the market to ensure stability in the future. Prime Minister Liz Truss’s energy price freeze announced yesterday means households bills will be capped at £2,500 a year from...

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Free employment advice available from Goughs Solicitors’ in its Wednesday Wisdom Webinars

September 2, 2022
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Free employment advice available from Goughs Solicitors’ in its Wednesday Wisdom Webinars

Goughs Solicitors’ series of free online seminars for business owners continues later this month with a session on re-organising a business and running a risk-free redundancy process. The monthly Wednesday Wisdom Webinars, which give up-to-date, relevant and pragmatic employment advice, are led by the firm’s head of employment Rebecca Dennis, pictured. They allow employers the opportunity to tune in to a...

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Unexpected bounce-back in confidence for South West firms in face of soaring inflation

September 2, 2022
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Unexpected bounce-back in confidence for South West firms in face of soaring inflation

Confidence among South West businesses rose in August despite spiralling costs, according to a new survey – making it one of only three UK regions to record a month-on-month increase in optimism. Firms in the region appear to have shrugged off the impact of soaring utility bills, wage increases and a possible recession to register...

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Pearson May financial round-up

September 1, 2022
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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. MTD for VAT penalties issued from November People could face fines after the VAT portal closure. Click here for more information. Tax leaders set out priorities for new Prime Minister The open letter identifies three urgent tax improvements....

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Free HR support on offer to Bath’s small and medium-sized businesses to boost their performance

August 26, 2022
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Free HR support on offer to Bath’s small and medium-sized businesses to boost their performance

Small and medium-sized firms in Bath and across the West of England can get free help on issues such as contracts, performance management and recruitment through a new HR support service. Launched by Business West, the organisation that runs Bath Chamber of Commerce, the service will offer tailored advice for businesses via one-to-one sessions...

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