Flexible digital donations will lead to increased and more...

reveals research by payments expert, PayPoint   Charity donations would increase over time if people had access to digital solutions that enabled them to easily dial-up or dial-down their regular donation to suit their finances. That’s the message from digital payments expert PayPoint, which has commissioned [i]research into the effect of the pandemic on charitable […]

Thames Valley businesses fear HMRC clamp down on IR35...

With HMRC’s ‘light touch’ approach to IR35 compliance enforcement set to end in April 2022, new research from Grant Thornton UK LLP’s latest Business Outlook Tracker* finds that the mid-market is struggling to comply with the changes. The survey of 605 mid-sized businesses in the UK found that one in five (19%) are not confident […]

Whizz Education Secures New Round of Investment

Investment to Support High Learning Impact Programmes Around the World   Whizz Education, the leader in adaptive learning technology and maths educational programs, has announced it has secured a new round of growth investment funding.   The investment will be used for product development and expansion to benefit every student and school Whizz Education works with […]

Grant Thornton moves to prime Reading location

Leading business advisory firm Grant Thornton UK LLP is celebrating moving to the heart of Reading centre, part of its continued investment in the Thames Valley region. The new base at One Valpy in the central business district marks Grant Thornton’s continued focus in Reading and follows the firm relocating to a state-of the-art collaborative […]

Unlock More Capital Growth With VCTs

David Hall is the Chair of the VCTA (Venture Capital Trust Association), having succeeded Stuart Veale in the role in January this year. He is the Managing Director of VCTA member YFM, where he is involved in all aspects of the business, including fundraising and the management of investments. He also chairs the Investment Committee and directly oversees YFM’s investment in software firm, Matillion.

Budget Special Digest #1

UK chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday delivered his autumn budget as the nation recovers from the COVID pandemic, growing uncertainty about future lockdowns, supply shortages and with a growing cost of living crisis looming. We’ve combined content from experts across the B4 community in this Budget Special.