Dorset Chamber chief executive Ian Girling has set out what he wants to see from Chancellor Rishi Sunak in this week’s Budget. Ian said: “The Chancellor Rishi Sunak faces a blizzard of tough decisions in this ‘bounceback’ budget. “He needs to ensure a smooth transition from national crisis to economic recovery while restoring the public finances in the long-term. “Clearly … Read More
Commercial property landlords are being warned they face fines of up to £150,000 if they do not comply with the government’s tough new energy efficiency regulations. But a Southampton-based independent property tax specialist says there is a silver lining to the strengthened Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) legislation. Landlords are no longer able to let energy-inefficient commercial space – those … Read More
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
The company responsible for securing millions of pounds in research and development (R&D) tax credits for small or medium sized businesses (SMEs) has appointed a new chief executive officer. Luke Hamm now heads GovGrant, stepping up from his role as chief commercial officer and leading 80 in-house professionals and associate field experts. He takes over from company co-founder Jeremy Tear, … Read More
Business in Hampshire will survive and prosper whatever the outcome of the UK’s Brexit negotiations. That’s the message a high-flying company executive will give to hundreds of the county’s business leaders at a special conference this autumn.