Archive for October, 2016

Stop button pushed on local audio tape charity

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A Torquay-based charity has closed its doors after thirty six years and has distributed its funds to half a dozen groups in the area. Torbay Tapes, which provided audio tapes and tape recorders to handicapped and housebound people in the area, ...

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Cornwall Coaching & Recruitment Support

Posted by Ewan McClymont on

Oxford Innovation have teamed up with Unlocking Potential to deliver two ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) programmes, at no cost to qualifying SME businesses based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The Breakthrough programme is ...

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Long term absence of key signatories: Accounting Officer

Posted by Natercia Hughes on

As we approach the season of academy accounts approval, it is worth recapping on the EFA’s advice on long term absence of key signatories , in particular the Accounting Officer (AO). The Academies Accounts Direction explains: 1.6.7 The board ...

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Probate: reducing costs and the stress

Posted by Alison Oliver on

In a year where we have said goodbye to many departed musicians, actors and entertainers, the difficult issues of not having a will (intestacy) and dealing with probate have been highlighted numerous times. Bishop Fleming’s Head of Legal ...

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SWIG Loan Funding

Posted by Ewan McClymont on

If you talk with any business bank manager they will tell you that they are very much “open for business”. Compared to where we were during the banking crisis of 2008, this is certainly borne out in their lending statistics. However, if for ...

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More holiday pay for workers on commission

Posted by Gary Mackley-Smith on

A court has ruled that a worker’s commission should be included in the calculation of his or her holiday pay. In British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another [2016], the Court of Appeal (CA) upheld an earlier decision by the Employment Appeal ...

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Top 40 firm chalks up record deals

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A recent flurry of deals has helped Bishop Fleming’s corporate finance and tax teams chalk up new records. Despite initial market uncertainties in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, the Bath and Bristol corporate finance and tax teams at the Top ...

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