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Local Business Gadsby, the UK's leading supplier of gift packaging & retail display, achieves B Corp certification
April 24, 2024

Gadsby’s decision to focus on people and the planet on the same level as profit has been recognised. The team is excited to announce that in its 160th year, Gadsby is now a Certified B Corporation. B Corp is a global community pledging to use business as a force for good. Gadsby joins more than…

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Somerset manufacturer offers free air filter
April 4, 2024

A BRITISH manufacturer of air filters is offering businesses the chance to hit their net zero targets by reducing energy costs with a free air filter energy saving audit (March 2024). Somerset-based Jasun Envirocare says firms in indoor retail, heavy industry, catering or hospitality, healthcare, education and public buildings need proper air filtration to help maintain…

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Westcotts tax expert offers mixed response to Chancellors Spring Budget
March 8, 2024

Westcotts has welcomed the measures set out in the Spring Budget announcement but expressed disappointment about the lack of substantial policies to help the average small and medium sized business in the South West. Mark Tibbert, Partner and Head of Tax at Westcotts, welcomed several of the announcements including the increased VAT registration threshold, changes…

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Hanging on the Telephone: 5 reasons Self Assessment customers don’t need to wait on hold
November 30, 2023

Nobody enjoys having to wait on hold on the phone just to resolve a simple query - and those completing Self Assessment tax returns no longer need to, with more help and advice than ever before available online. But many people, unaware of the extent of online support now out there, are still calling instead,…

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Pardoes Solicitors proud to continue supporting our Armed Forces
November 10, 2023

Pardoes Solicitors are extremely proud to support our amazing Armed Forces, as they signed the Armed Forces Covenant at RNAS Yeovilton. Pardoes had initially signed the Armed Forces Covenant in February 2019 and have re-signed it on 8 November 2023 in order to renew their promise! Pardoes offer a 10% discount to all serving personnel…

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Pardoes Solicitors excited to announce acquisition of specialist law firm Purely Probate
November 1, 2023

Pardoes Solicitors, which continues to strengthen it business and operations, is delighted to announce its acquisition of Purely Probate Limited, a specialist law firm consisting of experts whose aim is to help you ensure your loved ones are protected and supported by giving empathetic advice on Wills, Powers of Attorney, Inheritance Planning, Trusts (including dealing…

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S Roberts Group invests in new material handler to boost recycling efficiency
October 31, 2023

SOMERSET-BASED waste management company S Roberts Group has invested a quarter of a million pounds in a new Liebherr LH 22 M Industry material handler to help in its recycling area (November 2023). The leading family-run Bridgwater company retired its old Liebherr machine and says the new equipment will boost fuel efficiency, which is better…

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Westcotts solidifies year of growth with fifteen new team members
October 28, 2023

Fifteen new members of staff have been appointed to work across the business of leading South West chartered accountants and business advisers, Westcotts. This cohort of new recruits, spread throughout six Westcotts offices across the region, are a mix of roles from trainees up to managers. Westcotts understands that recruiting, nurturing and retaining talented individuals…

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Local Dryad Gin now a Gold Medal Winner in its first year
October 20, 2023

Exciting news! Local Dryad Gin has just been awarded a prestigious gold medal in its first year of operation, gaining global recognition since its launch. Out of 22,383 spirits from 57 countries, only 23 gins received a gold medal, and Dryad Gin is the only gin selected from the UK. This phenomenal achievement was made…

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Somerset-based filter manufacturer raises awareness for Recycle Week
October 9, 2023

AN INDUSTRY leading UK air filter manufacturing business based in Somerset is raising awareness for Recycle Week this month by helping people understand the importance of using recyclable products Jasun Envirocare in Bridgwater is supporting the nation’s annual waste management celebration, from October 16 to 22, by assisting firms using filtration systems to recognise what…

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Westcotts celebrate Somerset Businesses with the Somerset Business Awards
October 7, 2023

Westcotts is delighted to be celebrating businesses across Somerset by supporting the Somerset Business Awards 2023. With offices across Somerset, including Bridgwater and Somerton, the Westcotts team have helped businesses to thrive across the region. The Somerset Business Awards are an opportunity to recognise and celebrate business success across the county. The event itself is…

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S Roberts Group trials electric skip lorry in drive to hit sustainability goals
October 3, 2023

A LEADING Somerset waste management company has been trialling a new electric lorry to deliver its skips to customers’ homes and businesses. Bridgwater Chamber member, S Roberts Group added the FE Electric, which is the only Volvo Trucks’ electric skip-loader available, to its fleet as a try-out thanks to Exeter-based Stuarts Truck & Bus. Paul…

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Westcotts charity golf day raises over £8,000 for the South West Multiple Sclerosis Centre
September 28, 2023

A charity golf day has raised £8,000 to help provide therapies and support for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other conditions. Up to 98 players of all ages and abilities took part in the event, organised by Westcotts Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers. The firm supports a range of local charities and its annual…

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Celebrating 45 Years in Law – Richard Kemp
July 27, 2023

For over four decades, Richard Kemp has been an esteemed figure in the legal world. This month Amicus Law celebrate his 45 fantastic years’ service and look back at some of the most notable milestones along the way. Richard’s journey began at Oxford University, where he embarked on his legal education, gaining a degree in…

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A Year of Triumph and Expansion
July 10, 2023

2023 has been an exciting year so far for AmicusLaw. Our new offices in Taunton and Ilminster are thriving, and we have recently won not one but two prestigious awards at the DASLS Awards: Rising Star and Leader of the Year. As part of our commitment to providing a full range of services to our…

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Filter manufacturer backs Clean Air Day & offers firms free energy saving surveys
June 13, 2023

A LEADING UK air filter manufacturer is backing national Clean Air Day* this week (June 15, 2023) and is offering companies a free energy-saving survey to help them protect their staff and customers. Somerset-based Jasun Envirocare, which has been in business for more than 50 years, is lending its support by raising awareness of the…

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