We have launched a new technical service for our dairy farming clients. The Dairy Technical Performance Report is the latest recent addition to the range of expertise offered by our Agricultural Consultancy Service. It gives farmers in-depth analysis of their milk data and provides technical advice on how yield can be increased and operations made more efficient.
Trainee Accountant James Randon took on a charity challenge with a difference when he walked over hot coals to raise money for a local charity.
With so much uncertainty surrounding Brexit, our clients are unsure what the future may hold and perhaps none more so than our agricultural and farming customers.
Our Agricultural Consultancy Service has presented Devon Air Ambulance with a cheque for £691. The donation brings the total we have raised for the charity over the last 15 years to £5,640.
The "Funding Real Change" document that was published in tandem with the Labour Party's Manifesto for the General Election on 12 December contains a number of drastic proposed changes to the current tax regime. Some of the changes have been trialled previously.
With the current fractious political climate, a General Election looming and seemingly endless gloom and uncertainty around Brexit we could all be excused for taking life very seriously at the moment. This is especially so where taxes are concerned.
As one of the largest independent accountancy practices in the South West, Thomas Westcott is on the look-out for trainees to join our growing business. We are looking to take on graduates who have the potential to be our future partners, and ultimately, leaders. We select the best candidates who demonstrate drive, ambition and individuality, and we offer support and mentoring throughout training and beyond.
A source of grant funding available across the South West to businesses operating in rural areas has reopened to new applications. This is now available to support projects that increase rural jobs, growth and productivity in rural areas. Rural businesses and organisations can now apply to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) for grants through the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme.
More than 100 charity trustees and professionals attended our Charity Seminar to gain insights on meeting increasingly stringent regulations facing the sector.