England netball star Eboni Beckford-Chambers joins Mogers Drewett as legal assistant

January 15, 2016
England netball star Eboni Beckford-Chambers joins Mogers Drewett as legal assistant

Mogers Drewett, the regional law firm with offices in Bath, Wells, Frome and Sherborne, has appointed medal-winning England netball defender Eboni Beckford-Chambers as a legal assistant in its dispute resolution team. Eboni, pictured, who played a key role in the team’s bronze medal finish at the 2015 Netball World Cup, has successfully established the...

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Epoch crowned South West’s top financial adviser for second time

January 14, 2016
Epoch crowned South West’s top financial adviser for second time

Bath-based Epoch Wealth Management has once again been named Adviser of the Year for the South West region by influential industry journal New Model Adviser. The firm beat five other regional finalists to win the prestigious accolade at an awards ceremony in London.  The New Model Adviser awards recognise the best financial planning firms...

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Warning over new fake email scam after firms are conned out of tens of thousands of pounds

January 14, 2016
Warning over new fake email scam after firms are conned out of tens of thousands of pounds

Bath businesses are being urged to guard against sophisticated new cyber scams that use fake emails to trick finance staff into transferring funds into the criminals’ bank accounts. The warning has come from specialist support firm Priority IT, which has had two of its clients targeted by online fraudsters in this way recently. The...

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Problems building up for West’s construction sector as skills shortages hit home, survey shows

January 14, 2016
Problems building up for West’s construction sector as skills shortages hit home, survey shows

A shortage of skilled workers in the South West is hitting the region’s construction industry and potentially holding back essential infrastructure and building projects, according to a new report. Some 44% of construction firms in the South West are witnessing a lack of staff with the right skills, triggering above-inflation pay rises, according the...

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‘Best company to work for’ accolade for Business West for second year running

January 13, 2016
‘Best company to work for’ accolade for Business West for second year running

Business West, the organisation behind Bath Chamber of Commerce, has been named as one of the UK’s best employers for the second consecutive year. Business West, which employs around 200 people at its offices at Leigh Court, near Bristol, and in Swindon, appears in the latest annual Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit...

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Senior accounts manager and trainee join Richardson Swift

January 13, 2016
Senior accounts manager and trainee join Richardson Swift

Bath accountancy firm Richardson Swift has strengthened its growing team of tax and business advisers with two new appointments. Rachael Rackham joins the business as a senior accounts manager from Haines Watts in Bristol, where she worked in a senior role advising owner-managed businesses. Rachael qualified as a chartered certified accountant in 2004 having...

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