Charity Finance

Hinckley & Rugby’s support for young crime victims

Hinckley & Rugby’s support for young crime victims

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society’s two decades of support for child victims and witnesses of crime was praised at the reopening of Leicestershire Police’s dedicated evidence centre for young people. The centre, which has been newly renamed the Lighthouse, is at a discreet location in Leicestershire and has been specifically redesigned with young people in mind. Called the St Bernard’s Centre when it opened in 1999, after many years of use it needed modernising. Since 1999 …

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Business Finance

Moore Thompson returns to the ring in support of Callum’s world title fight

Moore Thompson returns to the ring in support of Callum’s world title fight

Partners and staff from accountancy firm, Moore Thompson, are preparing to fly out to the US to cheer on reigning British and Commonwealth Light Heavyweight Champion, Callum Johnson. The local fighter, who recently held a press conference ahead of his fight on 6 October 2018, has been supported by Moore Thompson for several years since he entered the professional arena. His latest match against reigning world champion, Artur Bebertiev, for the IBF World Light Heavyweight …

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Business Finance

Employees in the East Midlands reveal truth about company culture

Employees in the East Midlands reveal truth about company culture

Strong employee views urge managers to live by company values and keep staff engaged, research by MHR reveals Fifty percent (50%) of employees in the East Midlands believe the portrayed public image of the company they work for matches the actual experience of working there, compared to 49% on a national level, new research by YouGov on behalf of Nottingham-based HR and payroll solutions provider MHR reveals. The findings from the survey of 1174 UK …

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Charity Finance

Theft hit charity shop receives generous support from accountants Moore Thompson

Theft hit charity shop receives generous support from accountants Moore Thompson

Local accountants Moore Thompson have stepped in to help raise hundreds of pounds for St Barnabas Hospice just a week after callous thieves took more than £900 from the charity’s shop in Spalding. Shocked by the news that the store had been broken into twice in the same week that it was due to celebrate its first anniversary, Emma Wilson, Head of the Fundraising Committee at Moore Thompson knew action needed to be taken. Following …

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Finance

Firm continues rapid expansion with appointment of new relationship manager in East Midlands

Firm continues rapid expansion with appointment of new relationship manager  in East Midlands

Financial services broker, Midlands Asset Finance (MAF), has bolstered its presence in East Midlands by appointing a new relationship manager for the region. Based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire where she was born and still lives, Rachel Borlace has joined the business to support SME and corporate clients in Nottinghamshire with any asset finance, invoice finance or property funding. Working for Barclays, NatWest and most recently Lloyds over the last 22 years, Rachel joins MAF after spending …

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Finance

Businesses could be missing out on grant funding opportunities, warns Moore Thompson

Businesses could be missing out on grant funding opportunities, warns Moore Thompson

East of England accountancy firm, Moore Thompson, is encouraging businesses to make more of the grant funding opportunities available to them, both regionally and nationally. Every year local councils, Government departments and the EU make funding available to help businesses to grow or invest in their local economy. These can range from general grants to funding linked to particular activities, such as research and development, energy efficiency, training or money for large capital projects. In …

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Finance

Trio of school leavers enjoying a Society summer

Trio of school leavers enjoying a Society summer

A trio of school leavers are enjoying a productive summer working at Hinckley & Rugby Building Society. Olivia Groom, Lewis Young and Oliver Haywood are all working as customer assistants in the Society’s branches after leaving Hinckley’s John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre. Olivia, 19, who lives in Hinckley, is off in September to Manchester Metropolitan University to study human resource management. Olivia said: “Working at the Society has been so enjoyable and I’ve already learnt …

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Finance

Hinckley & Rugby signs up to Women in Finance

Hinckley & Rugby signs up to Women in Finance

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has signed up to the Women in Finance Charter, which commits financial services organisations to preparing their talented female staff for leadership roles. Hinckley & Rugby is one of a wave of 67 companies to have signed up to the Charter, HM Treasury announced today [July 11 2018], taking the total to date to 272 employers with more than 760,000 financial services staff in the UK. The Charter asks that …

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Finance

Hinckley & Rugby hits £92m lending in first half

Hinckley & Rugby hits £92m lending in first half

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society achieved £92m of new mortgage lending in the first half of its current financial year. In the six months to the end of May 2018 the £92m advanced contributed to a £35m growth in mortgage balances to £655m. The full year target for advances is £177m. Net mortgages applications also totalled £92m, more than half way towards the full year target of £175m. As well as winning new business, the …

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Finance

Moore Thompson helps companies get to grips with online accounting

Moore Thompson helps companies get to grips with online accounting

Leading East of England accountancy firm, Moore Thompson, is offering businesses the chance to get up to speed with Making Tax Digital (MTD) and online accounting through a series of free seminars. From April 2019, all VAT-registered businesses over the VAT threshold (£85,000) will be required to submit quarterly VAT reports online using specialist HM Revenue & Customs-compliant software. With this new tax regime quickly approaching Moore Thompson has launched MT Cloud – an innovative …

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