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​“Saffery Champness Accountants is urging furnished holiday let owners to review estate planning.”

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants is urging owners of furnished holiday lets (FHL) to review their estate and succession planning and to be aware of implications of inheritance tax and subsequent pitfalls that may result in unexpected tax liabilities. Saffery Senior Manager – Audit, Nikki Forster advised, “With recent tax cases regarding Business Property Relief (BPR) […]

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Bournemouth’s newest cocktail bar is OPEN!

3 Richmond Hill has become home to the London-based Be At One Cocktail bar, and the golden tiled doors are officially open! A series of on the road cocktail pop up bars have taken place in the run up to the bars opening, generating excitement amongst Bournemouth and surrounding areas. Locations included a secret setting […]

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Plans for future link road will improve access to Royal Bournemouth Hospital and unlock major employment site

Bournemouth Council’s plans to build a new link road and junction directly from the A338 to connect with the Wessex Fields business park and improve access to Royal Bournemouth Hospital have been well received by business leaders and the Trust. Delivered as part of the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership’s Bournemouth International Growth (BIG) programme the […]

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New restaurant manager is taking the job in his stride

Bournemouth’s award winning Marsham Court Hotel has a new restaurant manager. The hotel, in Russell-Cotes Road, has been family run for 29 years and was named Large Hotel of the Year at the Bournemouth Tourism Awards 2016. Peter Stafford’s new role sees him overseeing the running of the 87-bedroom hotel’s silver service restaurant. He said: “I love meeting […]

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Hotels announce record breaking ‘Net a Duck’ event for charity

Bournemouth’s [cumberlandhotel.oceana-collection.com/]Cumberland and Marsham Court Hotels have come up with a totally quackers charity event. On September 17, The Cumberland’s outdoor swimming pool will be filled with 950 rubber ducks – ready for the ‘World’s Biggest Net a Duck’ event. Each duck will be numbered and will win whoever nets it a prize, ranging from a day out, to […]

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Impressive line- up of speakers announced for Dorset Business Angels Investor conference in Bournemouth

Dorset Business Angels (DBA) is hosting an Angel Investor conference on Friday 27th October and is urging existing Angel investors, potential investors and introducers to come along and learn more about what they do, be inspired by the exciting investor opportunities available and enjoy listening to the impressive line-up of speakers. The Conference, which is […]

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Taylorcocks Spotlight Aug 2017

Xero Update There are very few big updates to report at the moment, as Xero are holding a lot back to release at Xerocon, their cloud accounting event being held in London in October. 1) status.xero.com – Following a brief, and also very rare unexpected period of downtime on 13th July, Xero are promoting their […]

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Skills Support for the Workforce in Dorset – Fully funded training courses to help your business grow.

Micro, small & medium sized businesses across Dorset are being urged to take advantage of funding to train their staff or themselves to progress and grow their businesses. The funding for training, available until July 2018, is part of the ‘Skills Support for the Workforce’ initiative which provides support, advice and guidance, fully funded accredited […]

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There’s something fishy going on the new menu at KeyWest Bar & Grill on Bournemouth Pier!

KeyWest Bar & Grill has launched a new menu and has added lots of fresh fish options to the extensive selection of delicious dishes. ‘Fresh’ and ‘local’ is the theme to the menu, which includes several fish dishes and fish salads, tempting ‘sharing’ platters, main course meat dishes, burgers, baguettes & ciabattas, a choice of […]

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