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Teesside training company ready to launch following six-figure investment

August 18th, 2017

A Teesside training company is set to launch after gaining the support of some of the region’s most influential entrepreneurs.   Procenergy Training Ltd, has received a six-figure investment from Andy Preston, with Richard Bendelow, investing his knowledge and expertise by joining the Company’s board.   Created out of the frustration of Teesside-born engineers, Mike […]

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Pullan Barnes has joined the Baldwins Group

August 3rd, 2017

A Durham accountancy firm has joined forces with one of the UK’s fastest growing accountancy groups after celebrating its 25th anniversary.   Pullan Barnes Chartered Accountants, who have offices in Framwellgate Moor, Durham, and Stephenson House, Hetton-le-Hole, have joined the Baldwins Accountancy Group.   The Group now has an annual turnover of c£75 million and […]

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Are you being heard?

July 25th, 2017

A little bit of history… The word audit is derived from a Latin word “audire” which means “to hear”. During the medieval times when manual book-keeping was prevalent, auditors used to hear the accounts read out for them and checked that the organisation’s personnel were not negligent or fraudulent.   These days, auditors are frequently […]

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Succession of appointments and promotions signals growth for Wynyard-based accountants, Baldwins

July 13th, 2017

A North East accountancy practice has strengthened its team through a succession of appointments and internal promotions.   Wynyard-based Baldwins, has taken on three new starters, as well as promoting four established members of staff within its award-winning team.   All hailing from the North East, Jamie Cuthbert, Sunny Singh and Stephanie Bagley have joined […]

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Further investment in the south east

July 3rd, 2017

The first accountancy firm in Oxfordshire to provide probate services has joined a rapidly expanding UK-wide practice.   Morgan Cameron, based in Witney, Oxfordshire, has joined the Baldwins Accountancy Group and has become the 43rd office in the Group, who now employ over 1,250 staff with an annual turnover of around £70 million.   The […]

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Middlesbrough-based JAVAC UK feeling cool following multi-million-pound sale

June 29th, 2017

A Teesside company is looking forward to an exciting future, following an acquisition by a multi-national market leader in the air-conditioning and refrigeration sector.   Award winning accountancy firm, Baldwins, advised on the transaction which has resulted in Middlesbrough-based JAVAC UK – the country’s largest supplier of refrigeration tools – being sold to condensate pump […]

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Changes that affect you and your PSC register

June 22nd, 2017

On 26 June 2017 the new money laundering directive comes into force. The directive provides for more detailed requirements to keep your company’s PSC (persons with significant control) register up to date.   PSC registers were introduced 12 months ago with an annual update originally required when a company files it’s confirmation statement (the annual […]

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Funding for SMEs looking to reach new international markets

June 19th, 2017

Heathrow airport have launched the ‘World of Opportunity SME Grants Programme’ in partnership with the Department of International Trade’s ‘Exporting is Great’ campaign.   The programme is offering £2,000 to 20 businesses looking to begin exporting or to reach new overseas markets to help fund trade missions, trade shows or market research.   Applications are […]

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Football business expands after a KickStart

June 1st, 2017 KickStart winner Art of Football growth

Young entrepreneurs Art of Football, who design, print and sell products celebrating iconic moments in sport, have moved to bigger premises in Nottingham.   Luke and Gabe Cuthbert have steadily built on the success of Art of Football after winning the Baldwins KickStart Young Entrepreneurs Awards in 2014.   The brothers secured a £10,000 grant […]

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Changes to Companies House notifications once again

May 5th, 2017

Just when we are all getting comfortable with the idea of identifying a “person with significant control” the goal posts are moved!   Last year, annual returns were replaced with confirmation statements. These statements no longer disclose details on shareholders but do need companies to identify people who control the organisation.   Twelve months on, […]

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