Finance

R&D FUNDING ISN’T JUST FOR SCIENTISTS, SAYS GRANT THORNTON

East Midlands businesses could be missing out on valuable financial support because they don’t realise their activities are eligible for research and development (R&D) funding, according to financial and business advisory firm Grant Thornton. Although the [...]

HMRC amnesty for businesses owing tax on debit and credit card sales

Leicestershire firms and individuals who take payments by card should check their records so they can take advantage of an HMRC amnesty if they have made any oversights, according to local accountants Newby Castleman. HMRC has [...]

FEARS NEW PROTOCOL MAY INCREASE INSOLVENCY ACTION

Insolvency action may rise as an unintended consequence of the introduction of the new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims on 1 October, warns Karen Chapman from Clarke Willmott LLP. Debt recovery specialist Karen says the Ministry of Justice’s protocol [...]

Customers are Buzzing about Packaging Firm’s Fuse Division

A global packaging firm which is based in Nottingham has attracted ‘huge market interest’ in its new Fuse division. The Wilkins Group, a family business based in Colwick, invested £600,000 in the new digital equipment earlier this [...]

Female Entrepreneur to Crowdfund baking business growth

Baking Time Club is a start-up business who are now crowdfunding on Seedrs. They are looking to raise £50k investment to grow their baking supplies company, into a globally recognised baking brand. The business founded in September [...]

HAINES WATTS INVESTS IN THE FUTURE WITH TWO FURTHER APPOINTMENTS

The Birmingham office of chartered accountants Haines Watts has made two new appointments as part of the firm’s graduate and apprentice schemes. Rebecca Hanlon has been appointed graduate audit trainee in the firm’s audit and accounting [...]