Finance

Chase de Vere expands advice to medical professions with Royal College of Surgeons agreement

July 19, 2019
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Chase de Vere expands advice to medical professions with Royal College of Surgeons agreement

Chase de Vere Medical, which has an office in Bath, is working with the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS) to provide specialist advice to its 27,000-plus members. The new arrangement will mean that, as part of their membership benefits package, RCS members and fellows will benefit from expert independent financial advice from...

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No half measures as Bishop Fleming smashes £100k annual charity target in just six months

July 19, 2019
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No half measures as Bishop Fleming smashes £100k annual charity target in just six months

Regional accountancy firm Bishop Fleming has reached its 2019 charity fundraising target of £100,000 with half the year still to go. At the beginning of this year the firm, which has one of its seven offices in Bath, pledged to raise £100,000 to mark its centenary. Employees and clients took the challenge to heart...

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Launching its own training school pays off for fast-growing financial planning firm

July 19, 2019
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Launching its own training school pays off for fast-growing financial planning firm

Bath-based financial planning firm Unividual has received more than 500 applicants for just five places on its bespoke training scheme – proof, it says, that its commitment to developing its own staff is reaping rewards. The family-run firm is growing fast – it recently opened an office in London – and needs to take...

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Chance for Bath firms to make sure advice to exporters is shipshape

July 19, 2019
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Chance for Bath firms to make sure advice to exporters is shipshape

Bath’s exporting businesses have the opportunity to shape future international trade advice and support by taking part in a new survey. Business West, the region’s largest business organisation, and the Department for International Trade (DIT) South West have teamed up to stage the survey against a backdrop of increased exporting from the region.  Last...

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Fast-growing South West firms benefit as BGF’s investment total passes £2bn

July 19, 2019
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Fast-growing South West firms benefit as BGF’s investment total passes £2bn

BGF, the UK investment group with an office in the South West, is celebrating passing the £2bn funding milestone, with £134m of that going to businesses in the region. The firm, which is the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, has backed 19 businesses in the South West since it was...

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Old Mill awarded top industry standard for fifth year running

July 18, 2019
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Old Mill awarded top industry standard for fifth year running

Investing in technology, including innovations in digital reporting, has helped regional accountancy firm Old Mill meet stringent standards financial planning for a fifth year in a row. Standards International, which awarded the BS 8577 accreditation to the firm, praised it for its upgraded back-office system and new CRM (customer relationship management) system as well as...

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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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