Steven right on cue for dual career

Budding snooker star Steven Hughes should have no problem keeping tally of his big breaks – for in his daytime job he works at Hampshire firm HWB Accountants.

Free guide for start-up businesses launched

A Hampshire accountancy firm has this week launched a comprehensive free guide for start-up businesses. HWB Accountants’ New Business Kit has gone live on the firm’s website and offers accounting, financial and tax considerations for any new start-up businesses. Publication of the resource comes as thousands of new businesses are launched in the UK every week, many of them by … Read More

E3 Consulting warns ‘cut the red tape’ on tax

Too complicated – that is the warning from specialists E3 Consulting about the UK’s tax system. As the country’s six million businesses chart their recovery from the Covid pandemic, property tax specialists E3 has urged the government to cut the red rape. The plea comes as HM Treasury announces its first review of the Office for Tax Simplification, which was … Read More

Fax the way we like to order in our groceries!

A family-owned grocers in the South has seen a boom in orders thanks to a blend of old-fashioned personal service and online technology. Fifth-generation Dike & Son has bucked the retail trend by not having to furlough or lay off any of its 75 staff during the Covid-19 lockdown.

It all adds up for new finance chief

Business innovation funding and tax relief specialist GovGrant has appointed a new chief financial officer (CFO). Experienced Steve Phillips has joined 80 in-house professionals and associate field experts at the rapidly expanding company. St Albans-based GovGrant has secured millions of pounds in research and development tax credits for small or medium businesses. Steve, who qualified as a chartered accountant with … Read More