Chris Coopey highlights his experience of the current market
SME manufacturers in the region are more confident around revenue growth, despite Brexit uncertainties
The M&A market is alive and well, boosted by favourable conditions for both buyers and sellers
Business confidence in the South East falls, despite increasing sales and profits, says Richard Spofforth, Partner at Kreston Reeves.
Not only the two members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) who voted for rates to rise earlier this month, but also the rest of the committee.
An optometrist and opticians has opened, thanks to funding from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
Is Your Glass Half Full Or Half Empty?
Chris Coopey offers a closer insight into Property Fraud and how this risk can be mitigated.
A strong finance director can be a great benefit, says Jake Standing, Kreston Reeves
The Entrepreneurial Spark Hub in Brighton hosted a celebration event in July
Chris Coopey highlights how tax-efficient employee benefits can retain valued employees and benefit a business at the same time.
What does the election result mean for residential landlords and investors?
NatWest’s Neil Bellamy on why London and the South East lead the way in Tech
Paying the right Duty on imports and achieving VAT free exports are not forgone conclusions
Don’t be held to ransom
Keep a weather eye on rough economic conditions ahead, says Kreston Reeves partner, Richard Spofforth.
Why are more and more people considering transferring their funds to an alternative pension scheme?
MHA Carpenter Box Partner, Chris Coopey, takes a look at life for British businesses who trade in Europe and beyond
MHA Carpenter Box’s Chris Coopey offers money-saving tips
Exclusive interview with Tim Boag, London & South East Managing Director at NatWest
With businesses increasingly opting for software in the cloud and HMRC ‘Making Tax Digital’, online accounting is already here
Maintaining talent in the Manufacturing, Engineering & Technology Sectors
Santander has created a series of Masterclass events
Steve Arundale, NatWest’s Head of Commercial Professional Sectors, reviews the latest NatWest Legal Benchmarking Report
The seven key implications small and medium sized businesses should know, following the first budget.
Small businesses excel in Brighton but only if you know how to take advantage of it, says Chris White.
Chris Coopey looks forward to the BITE 2017 event and also asks, is your business Apprenticeship Levy ready?
A new Financial Director is appointed at MHA Carpenter Box
Millennials crucial to farming’s future
Steve Hoare, Wilkins-Kennedy, discusses some of the recent government announcements
Kevin Johnson, from Index Property Information, is upbeat about the UK’s property market
Lisa Wintrip explains why Fletcher George values its commitment to offering a quality service
A limited company only gives you limited protection
How the Modern Slavery Act affects you
What alarming findings have been found in Haines Watts’ survey of UK businesses?
EMC’s ‘mobile boardroom’ takes off in Surrey
Martyn Redman, Chief Executive of VAT International explains how embracing new software has made such a difference
Caroline Gregory explains to Ian Trevett, that lack of cyber cover can be fatal for a company
How important is having a succession plan in place for your business?
Chris Coopey, Carpenter Box, gives a preview for the highly anticipated BITE 2017 event.
How schools and academies are feeling the pressure in 2017 by Sarah Ediss, Partner at Kreston Reeves
Since welcoming 80 entrepreneurs into the Entreprenurial Spark scheme, the start-up companies have achieved some fantastic results.
Entrepreneurial Spark celebrates the #GoDo journey of entrepreneurs in Brighton at bi-annual awards
Tessa Robinson in RB’s Employment Team looks at the impact of some changes to the Tier system introduced in November 2016
How should the self-employed plan towards their retirement?
Daryl Gayler shares advice on protecting your business from the many different types of fraud.
After a year of surprises, what will the uncertain future look like in 2017?
Another batch of start up businesses seek investment for their entrepreneurial ideas.
The caring staff costs are huge to say the least, and a report has now confirmed, they are at a all-time high.
Why does contract hire remain the most popular funding mechanism for company cars.
Carpenter Box shares how they help their customers, by revealing the innovative Pokito cup idea, which one of their clients thought of.
Time is running out for UK tax evaders as revenue gathering authorities prepare to share data on an unprecedented scale.
What impact has the Careers & Enterprise Company had after 12 months of hard work?
Entrepreneurial Spark present 3 ‘chiclets’ (starting-up companies) looking for investment.
RBS has progressed in their approach by focusing on their customers… This has led to benefits for the consumers
A Broadstairs furniture manufacturer has completed a management buyout with the support of Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
Are furnished holiday lets the path to follow for investment property?
How are small and medium sized businesses doing with the revolutionary Brexit movement?
BITE is back! Chris Coopey of Carpenter Box explains exactly what it is…
Finance and Ostriches… Find out exactly what the link is!
An article to provide a national outlook on the changes facing Buy to Let landlords
Tim Farron, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, used his visit to Brighton’s Entrepreneurial Spark to express his support for the single market.
The growth of self-employment has lead to a drop in unemployment levels
The story of Nim’s Fruit Crisps Ltd and how Lloyds bank funded them to support the security of the company.
In December 2014, the Government created the Careers & Enterprise Company and allocated £20m to it, but how will it help the future generation?
With post Brexit nerves, Nik Askaroff, CEO of EMC, talks about the steps his company need to take to thrive in these times.
This article gives you a better understanding of the changes that landlords now face.
Brexit has had an immediate negative effect in the pound, which Trevor Charsley of AFEX gives advice for coping with the currency problems.
The new design of online tax returns have shaken up how most businesses currently manage their accounts.
There is often not enough appreciation for the serial entrepreneurs who stick with their first business…
Brexit has won the referendum, the future brings excitement but uncertainty. Shirley Smith explains the situation…
Lombard explains how technology management is key to maintain the most effective equipment for a company.
The struggles of having unpaid invoices are often difficult to resolve. This article gives some valuable guidance on the subject.
The concept of innovation is explained to put the METALL methodology in perspective.
The regions of the UK have performed very differently from each other and the type of work we do is changing.
Is it good news for employees, but bad news for local business? asks Maxine Reid, Restructuring Partner at Kreston Reeves.
Chris Coopey, ex-engineer and Partner at Sussex-based chartered accountants, Carpenter Box, announces the launch of a new business forum on 12th July.
It’s important to understand why major employers and investors put their time and money into our Gatwick Diamond
Two well-known firms of accountants and business advisers in Sussex and Kent are planning to merge this summer.
Following the Chancellor’s budget it’s easy to miss some of the good things that will benefit businesses.
Should you be taking advantage of the huge US market?
What the introduction of the National Living Wage will mean for businesses.
The annual Gatwick Diamond Economic Growth Forum brings public and private sector together.
Last month, we had the leak of the ‘Panama papers,’ so it is very easy to come to the conclusion that everyone is at it.
Chris Coopey, Partner at Carpenter Box, celebrates the firm’s recent success at the Xerocon Awards in London and takes a look at the impact the internet – and ‘the cloud’ – is having on business today.
A food manufacturer based in St Leonards-on-Sea has purchased two new production lines to increase its capacity and service more orders, with the support of a £240k facility from Lloyds Bank.
Cost has historically been the main catalyst that instigates discussions about outsourcing. However, a more recent development highlights the trend toward improving overall business performance becoming the main initiating focus for outsourcing.
How do you manage such a diverse collection of regions and countries with their individual issues?
Secret Sussex shines a light on those companies who many of readers may not be familiar.
Over 130 people gathered recently at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley to discuss the many alternative funding options available to businesses of all shapes and sizes.
Entrepreneurial Spark’s Entrepreneur Awards will help dozens of businesses to grow.
As we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week this month, NatWest’s Daryl Gayler looks at how Sussex businesses can benefit from taking on an apprentice…
Generation Y are getting close to the reins of owner-managed businesses, as the last baby boomers (those born between 1946 to 1964) bow out over the next decade.
Over the years, we at Prowse have enjoyed the challenges of marketing business and tourism locations across the globe.
John Pannett offers some advice on the benefits and pitfalls of property investment.
Fraud techniques are continuing to evolve as criminals look for new ways to defraud their victims and everyone is a potential target.
Ian Patterson from Lloyds Bank talks about a dominant subject within the business community – fraud…
Ian Trevett spoke to MD, Richard Skerritt, about what makes the company tick…
NatWest Regional Director Daryl Gayler explains the regional growth tracker…
Entrepreneurial Spark hub in Brighton…special launch event