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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

July 18, 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 . . . Over-65s face social care ticking time bomb  One in 10 people have no plans for funding later-life care. Click here to read more HMRC gives...

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City-based domestic abuse group selected by Bath Building Society as its charity of the year

July 10, 2019
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City-based domestic abuse group selected by Bath Building Society as its charity of the year

Bath Building Society is to support city-based domestic abuse organisation Voices as its Charity of the Year until the end of June 2020. Voices helps change lives through trauma-informed recovery services that recognise hat individuals and families have multiple needs after abuse. The charity is led by women with lived experience of domestic abuse...

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Bath Business News photo gallery: Institute of Directors South West Director of the Year Awards

July 5, 2019
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The Institute of Directors’ South West Director of the Year Awards celebrated best business practice, with the winners demonstrating the breadth and depth of talent in the region’s boardrooms. Winners ranged from the West of England’s largest bus operator to a recycling firm behind a state-of-the-art waste handling centre and a fast-growing recruitment. The...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

July 4, 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 . . . Taxpayers face large bills after HMRC error Customers who don’t get a tax bill this July will need to pay more in January. Click here...

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UK banking sector ‘can cope with no-deal Brexit’, Bank of England agent tells Bath Financial Forum

July 4, 2019
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UK banking sector ‘can cope with no-deal Brexit’, Bank of England agent tells Bath Financial Forum

The British financial services industry is resilient enough to withstand the shock of a no-deal Brexit, despite the impact that could have on the wider economy, the Bath Financial Forum has been told. In a presentation to the Forum by the Bank of England’s South West agent Donna Kehoe, she explained that the Bank’s...

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Pearson May Financial Update: Making Tax Digital for VAT – it’s time to act now

July 3, 2019
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Pearson May Financial Update: Making Tax Digital for VAT – it’s time to act now

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT was finally introduced on April 1 this year in a move that will affect all VAT-registered businesses with an annual taxable turnover above the registration threshold of £85,000. If your business hasn’t yet taken any action then it may not be too late but you must act now...

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Nepalese school opened with charity funds raised by Old Mill staff in memory of colleague

June 28, 2019
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Nepalese school opened with charity funds raised by Old Mill staff in memory of colleague

Money raised by staff at West of England accountancy firm Old Mill in memory of a colleague who died of cancer has been instrumental in helping build a school in Nepal and provide pupils with learning materials. Nick Baker, who was a dedicated charity fundraiser, lost a short and sudden battle with cancer three...

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Bishop Fleming team in peak condition to raise £22,500 by scaling UK’s three highest summits

June 27, 2019
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Bishop Fleming team in peak condition to raise £22,500 by scaling UK’s three highest summits

A 30-strong team of accountants from regional firm Bishop Fleming have scaled the heights of endurance – and raised more than £22,500 for charity – by climbing a trio of mountain peaks in just 24 hours.  The group, from across the firm including its Bath office, took part in Three Peaks Challenge, tackling Ben...

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Senior business development manager joins Begbies Traynor’s Bath office

June 27, 2019
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Senior business development manager joins Begbies Traynor’s Bath office

National insolvency and business recovery firm Begbies Traynor has expanded its South West team with the appointment of Mike Dyer as senior business development manager.  Mike, pictured, has experience across sectors including hospitality, leisure, retail and property and will work from Begbies Traynor’s Bath and Bristol offices. He joins the firm having spent four...

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Lender 1pm’s shares under pressure as it warns of slower growth this year

June 25, 2019
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Lender 1pm’s shares under pressure as it warns of slower growth this year

More than a fifth of the value of Bath-based specialist lender 1pm’s shares was wiped off in one day after it said it expects its profits to come under pressure this year. 1pm has grown rapidly over recent years through a series of strategic acquisitions and organic growth but today it admitted in a...

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