Lending via the internet tops £250 million

Businesses experiencing difficulties raising finance are advised that alternative sources of funding are available as new figures show that peer-to-peer lending via the internet has now topped £250 million. An increasing number of small and medium-sized businesses are turning to web-based services such as Funding…

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Shropshire accountant to compete in Wenlock Olympian Games

A Shropshire accountant is set to commemorate his late uncle’s 1929 Wenlock Olympian Games success by becoming one of the oldest track runners to compete in next month’s Games. Neil Phillips has bravely decided to come out of retirement from sprinting to run both the 100m and 200m sprint in the games next month,…

Even electricians are not insulated from HMRC crackdown

Sparks are set to fly as the tax squeeze on electricians threatens to blow fuses across the country, according to Ann Bibby, partner in the Birmingham office of international accountancy firm Mazars. And the taxman is asking even more questions of exam invigilators too, she cautions. The new developments come as HM…

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Smith Cooper shows its support for the Bees’

Midlands’ accountants and business advisory firm Smith Cooper is extending its association with Birmingham and Solihull Rugby Club, by supporting the launch of a new business and networking club. The Birmingham and Solihull Rugby “Bees Business Club” will operate throughout the forthcoming 2012/2013…

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