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“Saffery Champness host Autumn post Budget breakfast in Bournemouth”

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants hosted their 2018 Autumn post Budget breakfast at The Village Hotel in Bournemouth.  They presented to a packed room of guests, representing businesses and the professional communities of Bournemouth and Poole. Saffery Partner, Nick Fernyhough opened the event and referred to the fact that, buoyed by the latest underlying borrowing forecasts, […]

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Additional Christmas Party Night added at Key West Bar & Grill on Bournemouth Pier!

Key West Bar & Grill on Bournemouth Pier has organised an additional Christmas ‘Party Night’ for Friday 7th December after their 15th December ‘Party Night’ date sold out!  They are urging people to book early and not miss out on this additional party opportunity. Marketing Manager Sarah Hunter advised, “Our ‘join a party night’ events are […]

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Saffery Champness sponsor Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) & Bournemouth Property Association (BPA) Gala Dinner

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants in Bournemouth were the headline sponsor for the RICS & BPA Gala Dinner which took place at the Highclliffe Marriott Hotel in Bournemouth. Over 150 property professionals attended and were entertained by after-dinner speaker, Radio 4’s Alfie Moore who was a huge hit with his audience.  The evening raised £2265 for […]

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Chancellor’s budget unlikely to deliver tax concessions to rural sector given looming EU exit costs says Saffery Champness

What can be predicted for the Chancellor’s Budget on 29 October is that it will be light on giveaways and heavy on any measures that can scrape more into the Treasury war chest, particularly with the cost of Brexit, possibly with an additional year of payments to the EU, looming. Leaving Europe is already estimated […]

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A-Storage Wins Small Business Accolade at Regional Business Awards

Bournemouth-based self-storage company, A-Storage, has won the’ Small Business’ category at the prestigious Blackmore Vale Business Awards. Dynamic Bournemouth-based company, A-Storage, has won Small Business of the Year at the recent Blackmore Vale Business Awards. The prestigious Awards celebrate the talents and innovation of companies in Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire across 13 categories. The Small […]

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Can you take on a student for work experience?

It is that time of the year when students have started at Bournemouth & Poole College and we are looking for placements to offer work experience. Do you have an office or a shop with a couple of full time staff where a young adult could be supervised? If so, could you offer an opportunity for a full time student to gain some […]

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Up to £8m EU funding available for growth and jobs in Dorset

A new round of funding calls via the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) has now been launched, with up to £8m available for projects to support growth and jobs in Dorset. The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) aims to improve economic and social cohesion in the European Union by focusing its investments on areas such […]

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New planning application for Wessex Fields link road and junction 

Plans for a new link road and junction directly connecting the A338 with the Wessex Fields business park are still being progressed, with a new planning application underway. The new planning application is in the process of being submitted to the Local Planning Authority and will be subject to the 30 day statutory consultation period.  […]

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McComish Insurance Brokers, part of the A One Insurance Group, Launches Aviation Division  

McComish Insurance Brokers (MCCIB) launches aviation division Hampshire based McComish Insurance Brokers, part of the A One Insurance Group, has launched a new aviation division to specifically address the insurance and risk management needs of aircraft. James McComish, who heads the team, said: “MCCIB are well known for bespoke solutions and the new division represents […]

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