Pearson May Financial Update: Don’t get caught out by Capital Gains Tax

June 20, 2018
Pearson May Financial Update: Don’t get caught out by Capital Gains Tax

Most of you have probably heard of Capital Gains Tax (CGT), but how much do you know about the situations in which CGT is charged? You could be forgiven for thinking that it’s only payable when you sell an asset which is chargeable to CGT (e.g. a rental property) and realise a ‘profit’ on...

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£0.5m Innovation 4 Growth funding available for Bath firms’ R&D projects

June 19, 2018
£0.5m Innovation 4 Growth funding available for Bath firms’ R&D projects

Innovative small and medium-sized firms from the Bath area can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 to carry out research and development following the relaunch of an established funding programme.   Innovation 4 Growth (I4G) funding totalling £500,000 is available to businesses from across the West of England in all sectors who...

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IoD South West Director of the Year Awards celebrate the region’s best bosses

June 18, 2018
IoD South West Director of the Year Awards celebrate the region’s best bosses

Some of the South West’s top bosses have been recognised at the 2018 Institute of Director South West Awards – the region’s top scheme for showcasing boardroom excellence. UWE Bristol pro vice-chancellor Donna Whitehead won the inaugural New Director Award at the ceremony, which took place last Thursday. Donna, pictured receiving her award from...

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Bath Business News Travel – 48:00 hours in Moscow

June 18, 2018
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All eyes are on Russia now the World Cup’s underway in cities across this massive country. However, the focus for business travellers remains the capital Moscow, with its major conference centres and business hotels. It’s easy to add on a day or two to a business trip to enjoy this fascinating city. Bath Business...

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West ahead of the game with first European trade certificate to harness Blockchain technology

June 16, 2018
West ahead of the game with first European trade certificate to harness Blockchain technology

A Shepton Mallet firm has helped process the first European Certificate of Origin using Blockchain technology – potentially giving the West of England a head start in a global market expected to be worth $20bn within six years. The request was submitted by South Gloucestershire global engineering group Renishaw to Business West – the...

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Smart move for school uniform firm as it completes third acquisition

June 16, 2018
Smart move for school uniform firm as it completes third acquisition

Banner, one of the UK’s leading school uniform suppliers, has hit the acquisition trail for the third time in less than three years.  The Trowbridge-based firm snapped up rival F.R. Monkhouse in a move that represents a key step in the firm’s strategy to be the market leader in supplying uniforms and sportswear to...

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