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Somerset Chamber's Rupert Cox looks at decision making

Somerset County Gazette: Rupert Cox

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Rupert Cox, chief executive of Somerset Chamber of Commerce looks at decision making.

Get free business coaching in Somerset worth £1,000

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00am Monday 25th August 2014

ANYONE starting a business in Somerset can access free expert coaching worth £1,000 from School for Startups to get their company off the ground.

Get your entry in for the Somerset Business Awards NOW!

Somerset County Gazette: Sponsors and organisers launch the awards at the Somerset in Business Conference.

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

WITH only days until the deadline for the Somerset Business Awards there’s no time like the present to submit your entry.

Everys latest: Do you know your duty as a company director?

Somerset County Gazette:

9:40am Friday 22nd August 2014

All you need to know about your duties as a company director, by Steve Carman, consultant solicitor at Everys.

Are HMRC being given too much power, asks AC Mole's Paul Aplin

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

9:34am Friday 22nd August 2014

TAX expert Paul Aplin says HMRC are about to be given too much power to recoup money.

Employment Focus: Recruiting in a recovering economy - by Simon Bean, Everys Solicitors

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WITH forecasts for the UK economy indicating steady growth, businesses are in increasing numbers looking to recruit, recover and even expand.

'Break Failure' by Ben Jones, of Porter Dodson

Somerset County Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

COMMERCIAL lease break clauses continue to be a rich source of dispute.

Do business and pleasure mix? asks Rupert Cox, Somerset Chamber of Commerce CEO

Somerset County Gazette: Rupert Cox

10:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

WHILE it is often argued that we should not mix business with pleasure, we need to recognise in a vibrant county like Somerset that one person's pleasure (or leisure) is another person's business.

'It's good to talk' says Paul Aplin, of A C Mole & Sons

Somerset County Gazette: TAX expert Paul Aplin.

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

I WAS asked recently to advise the owners of a company on an offer they had received for their business.

Musgrove takes digital stride

Somerset County Gazette: Russell Nightingale.

9:29am Monday 23rd June 2014

3S Reporting Ltd, an innovative local business owned by Musgrove Park Hospital, has developed a new Patient Experience, Staff Satisfaction and Outcome software service, designed to support both private and NHS organisations in fully utilising their survey information: what they have, who knows about and understands it, and how ward staff and senior managers can use it to improve both performance and reputation.

Credit union holding drop in sessions in Halcon, Taunton

Somerset County Gazette: General manager Jackie Simpson with treasurer Paul Urch.

10:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

PEOPLE on Taunton’s Halcon estate can learn how to better manage their money and avoid the clutches of payday lenders.

Microgeneration - tips from Porter Dodson

Somerset County Gazette: Ben Hingley.

11:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

WITH ever increasing energy costs, businesses both large and small should be looking at ways to reduce their energy consumption.

Women making their mark in business - the view of Rupert Cox, Somerset Chamber of Commerce CEO

Somerset County Gazette: Rupert Cox

10:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

Rupert Cox, CEO of Somerset Chamber of Commerce THE issue of ‘Women in Business’ vibrates around the business world, with successful high profile women making their mark in business and politics.

'Help to Buy: For or Against?' asks Helen Jones of Every's

Somerset County Gazette: Helen Jones.

9:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

EVER increasing houses prices never seem to be out of the news at the moment and part of the discussion usually involves the Help to Buy Scheme.

'Curiouser and curiouser' - tax anomalies, by Paul Aplin, A.C. Moles & Sons

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

8:30am Thursday 19th June 2014

SOMETIMES I think that Alice in Wonderland has nothing on tax when it comes to things not being what they seem.

Traders beware – new rights for consumers are just around the corner, say Porter Dodson

Somerset County Gazette: Evelyn Adfield.

1:00pm Thursday 15th May 2014

IMPORTANT changes in UK Consumer Law are being introduced on June 13, which for the vast majority of retailers will mean that existing terms and conditions of trading and current practices will need to be updated.

'The Succession of the Family Business – a word of caution!' say Everys Solicitors

Somerset County Gazette: Hilary Quantick

10:00am Thursday 15th May 2014

FOLLOWING on from our previous article, once the family has decided on the future of the business and the succession planning, certain steps need to be taken to put it all in place.

'One of hardest tax enquiries I've dealt with' - Paul Aplin of AC Mole & Sons

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

6:00am Thursday 15th May 2014

I HAVE just concluded one of the most difficult tax enquiries I have ever dealt with. If you have business premises or you are a landlord, I would advise you to read on.

Obesity, Employment and Discrimination - Porter Dodson

Somerset County Gazette: Alan Sarhan.

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Obesity, Employment and Discrimination THE Equality Act 2010 protects people from discrimination in the workplace.

'Tax - straightforward it isn't' says Paul Aplin of A.C. Mole & Sons

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

PERHAPS the most surreal experience I have had recently was doing an interview for BBC Radio 5 Live sitting in a campervan in Norfolk with a collie pup sitting on my lap. Fortunately she refrained from playing with her squeaky toy until we had finished recording.

'Avoid shocks from the taxman' says Paul Aplin, of A. C. Mole & Son

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

3:49pm Friday 11th April 2014

I WANT to look at a few things that have passed across my desk in recent weeks.

Family run businesses - Everys.

Somerset County Gazette: Family run businesses - Everys.

1:27pm Thursday 10th April 2014

DID you know that some of the world’s leading businesses are family run businesses?

Act early to avoid bad debt

3:06pm Monday 31st March 2014

By Rob Carwallader, of BJ Dixon Walsh

Ben Hingley appointed associate in Porter Dodson commercial property team

Somerset County Gazette: BenHingley, commercial property associate, Bruce Weir, head of commercial in Taunton, and Stephen Wray, office head at Porter Dodson’s Taunton office.

10:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

BEN Hingley has been appointed as associate in the commercial property team of Top 200 UK law firm Porter Dodson LLP.

Are you looking for alternative ways to finance your business? -Sally Taylor, of Everys

Somerset County Gazette: Sally Taylor

9:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

SMALL and medium-sized businesses need access to finance to grow and access to working capital to survive.

Pre-nuptial agreements - Porter Dodson comments

1:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

THE Law Commission are to recommend that the law be changed to make prenuptial agreements legally binding.

Will your business boom or bust in 2014? asks Emma Davy, of Everys.

Somerset County Gazette: Emma Davey.

12:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

By Emma Davey, of Everys.

Change to buy to let rules - BJ Dixon Walsh

Somerset County Gazette: Change to buy to let rules - BJ Dixon Walsh

10:00am Thursday 20th February 2014

BUY to let landlords need to be aware of a potential change to the rules regarding the tax deductibility of replacement expenses, such as buying a new washing machine for their tenanted property.

Keep it simple - Paul Aplin, of A.C. Mole & Sons

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

9:00am Thursday 13th February 2014

A FEW weeks ago I was asked to deliver a short talk on saving tax. I was given just ten minutes, so I knew I had to keep it simple.

Harris Fowler in Taunton celebrates 20-year anniversary

Somerset County Gazette: Harris Fowler's offices in Hammett Street, Taunton.

3:46pm Friday 17th January 2014

THIS week marks the 20th anniversary of Harris Fowler solicitors, who are based in Taunton.

'Important to plan for growth' says BJ Dixon Walsh's Rob Cadwallader

Somerset County Gazette: Rob Cadwallader.

10:30am Thursday 16th January 2014

SMALL businesses in the UK are increasingly optimistic about the future according to the 'Voice of Small Business Index' from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

Don't blame the goldfish - Paul Aplin of AC Mole on tax returns

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

8:30am Thursday 16th January 2014

MILLIONS of people have yet to file their 2012/13 tax returns.

Capital gains on house sales

Somerset County Gazette: Rob Cadwallader

10:30am Thursday 19th December 2013

by Rob Cadwallader, BJ Dixon Walsh.

Any Christmas cheer from the Chancellor asks Paul Aplin of A C Mole & Sons

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

8:30am Thursday 19th December 2013

Any Christmas Cheer from the Chancellor?

Paul Aplin wins Outstanding Industry Contribution gong at British Accountancy Awards

Somerset County Gazette: Comedian Miles Jupp who hosted the evening, Paul Aplin, Kevin Reed editor of Accountancy Age.

8:34am Monday 25th November 2013

Somerset chartered accountant Paul Aplin has won a top industry award in recognition of his influential work on taxation issues.

Porter Dodson advice for 2014 resolutions

Somerset County Gazette: Evelyn Adfield.

10:30am Thursday 21st November 2013

WITH the end of 2013 in sight, many of us will be considering our New Year’s resolutions for 2014 (to be adhered to for at least the first two weeks of the New Year).

Victoria House and Viney Court 'proving popular for business relocations'

Somerset County Gazette: Victoria House and Viney Court 'proving popular for business relocations'

8:20am Thursday 21st November 2013

A NUMBER of businesses have recently moved in to the refurbished office premises within Taunton’s Victoria House and Viney Court and the developer, Summerfield, is urging businesses to get in touch to view the remaining office suites.

Tell me what you want - AC Mole & Sons Spice Girls advice

Somerset County Gazette: TAX expert Paul Aplin.

7:30am Thursday 21st November 2013

I’M not generally in the habit of quoting Spice Girls songs but it seems appropriate for this piece, writes Paul Aplin.

Tips on copyright from Porter Dodson

Somerset County Gazette: Evelyn Adfield.

1:00pm Thursday 17th October 2013

Copyright Copyright is an intellectual property right that arises automatically on the creation of a work.

Jayne Turner joins Taunton-based Amicus as head of family law.

Somerset County Gazette: Jayne Turner.

1:00pm Thursday 17th October 2013

JAYNE Turner has joined Taunton-based solicitors AmicusLaw as a partner and head of family law.

Tips on how to grow your profits and pay less tax

Somerset County Gazette: Rob Cadwallader

10:50am Thursday 17th October 2013

By Rob Cadwallader, of BJ DixonWalsh.

AWO out, auto enrolment pensions in. What do you need to do and when?

Somerset County Gazette: Kate Gardner

9:20am Thursday 17th October 2013

By Kate Gardner, of Clarke Willmott.

Trouble & Strife - AC Mole & Sons' Paul Aplin

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

8:00am Thursday 17th October 2013

Trouble and Strife POLITICIANS have once again been talking about incentivising marriage through the tax system. This has made me reflect on the sometimes conflicting signals the tax system can generate. While there are already many ways in which a married couple or civil partners can save tax, there are other ways in which the tax system actively penalises them.

Award for worker at Taunton solicitor firm Clarke Willmott

Somerset County Gazette: Hannah Dyke

10:10am Thursday 3rd October 2013

A WORKER at a Taunton firm of solicitors has been honoured for her performance on a law course.

Victoria House £1million development - offices to rent

Somerset County Gazette: Victoria House

12:10pm Thursday 19th September 2013

NEW and existing businesses in Somerset are encouraged to look at the range of high quality and affordable offices being offered at Victoria House, in Taunton.

Raising finance for small business - BJ Dixon Walsh

Somerset County Gazette: Rob Cadwallader.

9:20am Thursday 19th September 2013

by Rob Cadwallader, BJ Dixon Walsh.

The Draft Consumer Rights Bill - What’s in Store? - Clarke Willmott

Somerset County Gazette: Hermione Coutts

8:10am Thursday 19th September 2013

THE recently published draft Consumer Rights Bill ("Bill") introduces a major overhaul and consolidation of consumer law in the UK.

Access to capital - AC Mole

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

7:00am Thursday 19th September 2013

ONE of the most common and persistent issues for small businesses seems to be access to capital. Despite government backed lending schemes, some businesses still struggle to raise the capital they need.

Cash is still king - BJ Dixon Walsh

Somerset County Gazette: Rob Cadwallader.

10:20am Thursday 15th August 2013

WE have seen a lot of positive data recently indicating that the UK economy is starting to recover.

Partnership problems? AC Mole & Sons

Somerset County Gazette: Paul Aplin

6:00am Thursday 15th August 2013

Partnership problems?






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