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Management Accounts – what’s the difference?

Everything you ever wanted to know about management accounts – but were afraid to ask! In this week’s blog, we’re taking the opportunity to answer some of the questions business owners don’t like to ask because they seem too simple. As Chris Tarrant used to say on “Who wants to be a Millionaire?”- it’s only easy if you know the answer!

Hinkley – What’s in it for SMEs?

Anticipation is mounting in the South West after the Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor project last week cleared another regulatory hurdle, with the European Commission approving the UK’s plan for funding for the plant. It was judged in Brussels that a deal between the government and EDF Energy did not amount to illegal state aid.

This means that subject to EDF and its partners making a final investment decision and providing there are no legal challenges – the £16 billion project can get underway, providing a major boost to the region’s economy.

What will the impact be for South West businesses?

Hinkley Point C2

ISO 9001 – Essential Guide for SMEs

In Part 1 of our Essential Guide we focus on the business case for ISO 9001. We’ll take a quick look at the advantages it might bring to your business – after all, it’s got to be about more than just collecting certificates – to get it right, you need to see a real positive benefit to your business. Are you under pressure from customers to get the standard? Do you worry that ISO 9001 will be a burden rather than a benefit for your business? Concerned it might just add to your ever-increasing workload? We can show you how to avoid the pitfalls and transform it into a real boost for your business.

Extra accountancy support from Sue Bell

Wessex Commercial are delighted to announce that Sue Bell has now joined the team to assist with the  growing demand we are experiencing for management accounts combined with business expertise. Sue has enjoyed a varied career in finance and is a great all-rounder, having worked as a project accountant in the UK and overseas over the last 20 years.