Finance

Four awards beckon for Hinckley & Rugby BS

Four awards beckon for Hinckley & Rugby BS

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society is in the running for a quartet of awards for its savings and mortgages. The mutual is a finalist in four categories of the Moneyfacts Awards 2019, for: Best Building Society Mortgage Provider; Best Notice Account Provider; Best Cash ISA Provider; and Best Building Society Savings Provider. Chief executive Colin Fyfe said: “For Hinckley & Rugby to be shortlisted in four Moneyfacts Awards categories is a real achievement. It’s the …

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Finance

Spring Statement needed to deliver clarity but is overshadowed by Brexit, according to Moore Thompson

Spring Statement needed to deliver clarity but is overshadowed by Brexit, according to Moore Thompson

One of the East of England’s leading firms of accountants, Moore Thompson, has criticised the Chancellor’s Spring Statement for failing to deliver anything meaningful to small businesses. Moore Thompson said that few businesses expected Philip Hammond to pull any rabbits out of his hat, but that the lack of any assistance to small businesses was disappointing against the backdrop of Brexit uncertainty. Mark Hildred, Managing Partner at Moore Thompson, said that this time around businesses …

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Charity Finance

Hinckley & Rugby savers give £21,000 to hospices

Hinckley & Rugby savers give £21,000 to hospices

Three local hospices have shared more than £21,000 thanks to savers at Hinckley & Rugby Building Society who chose to put their money into its Hospice Affinity Account. Since its launch in 2008 the account has now paid out a total of more than £145,000 to LOROS in Leicestershire and Mary Ann Evans Hospice and The Myton Hospices in Warwickshire. All three hospices serve families in Hinckley & Rugby’s heartlands. The total donation of £21,750 …

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Finance

Moore Thompson congratulates Callum “The One” Johnson on his latest US win

Moore Thompson congratulates Callum “The One” Johnson on his latest US win

Long-time supporters of Callum ‘The One’ Johnson, accountancy firm Moore Thompson, is celebrating after the Boston-born fighter boxed his way to victory against Sean Monaghan. Having beaten his latest opponent at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York, Callum is now once again in contention for a new world title shot. During the contest, Johnson came out of his corner landing a number of devastating hits in the first two rounds, before …

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Finance Property

Broker firm launches property division

Broker firm launches property division

Financial services broker, Midlands Asset Finance (MAF), has announced the launch of its new property arm, MAF Property Finance. The team, comprising of six members of staff, will oversee all aspects of property finance, including commercial owner-occupier mortgages, property investment and property development.   MAF director, Dave Chapman, heads up the team and will handle investment and development funding, alongside Andy Keal, Ian Brown and Paul Delaney. Rachel Borlace and Hayley Chapman are also part …

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Finance

Accountancy sponsors of Boston-born Callum Johnson to cheer him on in the USA

Accountancy sponsors of Boston-born Callum Johnson to cheer him on in the USA

Long-time sponsors of Callum “The One” Johnson, Moore Thompson, have announced that they will once again be cheering him on at his next fight against Seanie Monaghan. Due to take place on 9 March 2019 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York the crunch Light-Heavyweight battle is set to be an important fight for the local boxer. Having supported and sponsored Callum throughout his career, the firm is delighted to hear that he …

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Finance

Hinckley & Rugby to build on its years of growth

Hinckley & Rugby to build on its years of growth

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society added more than £50m to its mortgage book in 2018, driven by new advances and high levels of borrower retention. The eight per cent rise to £672m in the Society’s latest financial year brought growth in the last three years to more than 40 per cent. Announcing its results today [February 25] for the 12 months to 30 November 2018, Hinckley & Rugby posted mortgage advances of £183m (2017: £193m) …

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Young photographers’ winning work on show in Rugby

Young photographers’ winning work on show in Rugby

The Rugby branch of Hinckley & Rugby Building Society is hosting an exhibition of outstanding pictures by young photographers. Two of the winning images from the Rugby Rotary Young Photographer competition are in the window of the branch on North Street, with more entries on display inside. Hinckley & Rugby’s showcase of the work is running in parallel to the competition’s exhibition at Rugby Art Gallery & Museum until February 23. The two winners in …

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Charity Finance

Teenage Cancer Trust thanks Moore Thompson for its generous quiz night donation

Teenage Cancer Trust thanks Moore Thompson for its generous quiz night donation

Staff and partners at accountancy firm Moore Thompson are celebrating the donation of more that £1,640 to the Teenage Cancer Trust raised at its annual charity quiz. Business leaders and professionals from across the East of England gathered at the South Holland Centre in Spalding towards the end of 2018 to pitch their wits against one another. The event, which has been held for several years, also included a raffle and was won by NatWest …

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Finance

Moore Thompson throws their support behind national campaign to change dictionary definition of accountant

Moore Thompson throws their support behind national campaign to change dictionary definition of accountant

East of England accountancy firm, Moore Thompson, has joined a national petition to see the definition of the word accountant changed in the Oxford English Dictionary. Currently defined as ““a person whose job is to keep or inspect financial accounts”, Moore Thompson wants the definition to be widened to include their work as a trusted advisor to so many businesses. They are backing a national campaign by online accountancy software provider, Xero, which is calling …

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