Our Partners

Aspirations Accountancy

At Aspirations Accountancy we go beyond just the numbers and your accounts. A team of qualified accountants based in Rochester, Kent where you will find the standard services that you would expect from your accountant. Our clients work with us to grow their business through our growth development tools and free seminars that we run.

Our Auto Enrolment service helps you manage your system and process for your employees making it easy and hassle free for you.

With Beyond Accountancy you will have access to real time information to make important strategic decisions for your business.

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BAB-RC

Bristol & Bath Regional Capital CIC (BBRC) is an award-winning public benefit investment company that provides civic led, commercially focused and innovative investment solutions that catalyse regional change. BBRC is emerging as a strategic force for good enabling local people and companies to become positive stakeholders in our future.

We invest in projects that provide a commercially viable return to our investors and deliver public benefit to the Bristol and Bath region focused on four initial local priorities: Homes & Communities, Community Asset Development, Low Carbon Economy, and Employability and Enterprise. All surpluses are recycled to further our goals.

BBRC was incorporated in 2015 to bridge the gap between local and external ethically motivated investors and community led projects, after conducting extensive stakeholder research which indicated that innovative local developments and community-led models are often unable to source appropriate finance. We seek to attract capital and resource by providing carefully screened local investment opportunities.

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BizBritain Finance Ltd

Founded in 2013 to focus on Start Up Loan delivery, BizBritain Finance has enabled over 1000 businesses to get started with their first finance arrangement and is building a strong reputation of being fast, accurate and consistent. We focus first and foremost on People Worth Backing, using judgemental lending techniques combined with technology to improve speed and productivity. This inspires confidence in business owners who want quick decisions, yet supportive response to enable finance to happen through improving investment readiness. Combined with low failure rates we increase confidence in lending money to business owners who will grow successful businesses and repay their debt.

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Business Money

Bringing Business and Money together since 1993

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Carbon Law Partners

Carbon Law Partners are advisors to fast growing, enterprising, disruptive businesses. We’ve created a better way to procure and practise legal services. One that achieves better results for clients and partners.

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Clifton Wealth

For Employers - Running a business is hard work. We have years of experience working closely with business owners across all areas of the financial life of their company. From corporate funding to employee benefits, each detail can be critical in the success of your enterprise.

For Individuals - With a dizzying array of financial products, our job is to make sure that we start by identifying your individual requirements. Whether insurance, investment or pensions, we develop, alongside you, a clear plan of action for you to achieve your objectives.

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Coller IP

Coller IP is a consultancy firm specialising in Intellectual Property (IP) strategy, audits, valuation, monetisation, and protection. We deliver a full professional IP service designed to meet the needs of both established and new enterprises. Our vision is for your IP to enhance your business as a tradable business asset; our focus is to help you realise value from all your intangible assets (copyrights, know-how, trademarks, patents, domain names, websites, trade secrets) that equate up to 80% of your company value.

We believe that effective IP management requires a deep appreciation of your commercial and business goals. Our IP consultants, patent and trademark attorneys work with you to both enhance and demonstrate the value of your business to support alternative finance opportunities.

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Dunkley's Chartered Accountants

Dunkley’s are recognised as one of the leading independent chartered accountants and statutory auditors in Bristol and the South West. We work closely with individuals, business owners and financial directors to help them not only grow but also interrogate, understand and control their business.

To both individuals and businesses, we are a support network of financial experts and professional advisors who add value and a touch of creativity. When it comes to number crunching and form filling our team is efficient, thorough and committed and always help clients learn new ways to save money, minimise tax bills and develop their business.

Having developed as a business ourselves to a team of over 40 accountants, advisers and sector specialists we understand growth and are perfectly suited to provide you and your business with the creative, expert and professional advice you need.

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Finance 4 Business

Finance 4 Business are widely recognised as one of the UK’s leading specialist finance brokerages. We are specialists in arranging all facets of commercial finance, commercial mortgages, development finance, bridging finance, asset finance, cash flow finance etc. We pride ourselves on building long term relationships through transparency and trust.

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Gateway2enterprise

Gateway2Enterprise is a Business Support Service Platform set up to enable businesses to grow via sourcing finance/investment & digital marketing for leads.

If you have never explored alternative finance options before then visit our website.

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Godi Financial

We’re a business set up to achieve one principal objective: to introduce greater certainty of outcome for businesses and individuals looking to trade internationally.

Originally established in 2012 as OSTCFX (being part of the OSTC Group), Godi is a brand that today has forged a reputation for unrivalled international trade expertise, outstanding service quality, and trusted, transparent market insights.

As for the promise we make to all clients: we’ll help you plan, execute, and manage international transactions in the most cost-effective manner possible. We do this by offering a comprehensive range of services that help you manage risk, deliver against strategy, and respond in a timely fashion to market fluctuations.

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I4B Solutions Ltd

We offer a dynamic proposition to businesses consulting on multiple specialist tax allowances and credits. This would normally result in substantial tax refunds for your businesses.

This service is a lifetime managed service to ensure your business maximises all areas of tax benefits available to you, but more importantly when your business changes or grows we are there to facilitate your business tax needs. In addition to this bespoke service we also then offer a platform to offer finance or funding via our market leading sister company F4B www.finance4business.co.uk, who offer a whole range of market services to achieve all your business funding needs.

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International Association of Bookkeepers

The International Association of Bookkeepers is the premier UK and International professional and awarding body for bookkeepers.

You can join us as a professional member to benefit from:

• Enhanced professional status

• Supervision under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007

• Opportunities for continuing professional development (CPD)

• Regular technical updates

• A range of professional and lifestyle benefits

The IAB also produces a range of Ofqual regulated qualifications, covering bookkeeping and payroll. IAB qualifications enable you to learn in-demand and highly sought after skills, to use either within your own business or improve your job prospects and open the door to a range of career opportunities.

If you are looking for a bookkeeper for your business, why not choose an IAB professional member? Our members are qualified, experienced, professional and regulated and offer a range of services including bookkeeping, wages, personal tax, corporation tax, VAT and much more.

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Lawbite

LawBite is a revolutionary legal service for businesses. We are an online law firm providing plenty of access to real people, including our expert lawyers. Traditionally lawyers have a reputation for being expensive, slow and difficult to understand but Lawbite take small to medium businesses from ‘Law as You Know it to Law as You Need it’ - providing fast, clear, expert advice at great value. LawBite’s lawyers are also insured and SRA (Solicitors Regulator Authority) regulated so you can rest assured you’re in capable hands.

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NWN Blue Squared Ltd

In today’s digital world SMEs need accountants that understand their wider business needs, offer proactive advice and can react quickly to complex finance challenges.

NWN are specialist accountants to the creative sector, although we have plenty of clients in other industries too. Through our knowledge of the music, film and TV, publishing, restaurant and leisure sectors, we’ve become trusted advisors to companies and individuals looking to ensure financial stability and exploit growth opportunities.

We’re also leaders in digital accountancy. As Xero Platinum Partners, we’re already preparing our clients for HMRC’s Making Tax Digital initiative, while helping them minimise time on managing the books to maximise their focus on core business activities.

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Stanley Joseph Limited

Stanley Joseph Limited is a well established firm of accountants located in Bristol. We specialise in providing a complete business service for client’s of all sizes. The services provided include annual accounts, audit, management accounts, payroll, VAT, personal tax and corporate tax. As well as these we offer ad hoc services such as business start ups and budgeting.

We are proud to offer a fixed fee for services provided and therefore you will never receive unexpected bills.

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The Forum of Private Business

The Forum of Private Business (Forum) is a not-for-profit business support organisation whose membership is spread throughout the UK and is made up primarily of private companies that employ between 1 and 25 people. Over the years, as the business landscape has changed, so too have the needs of our members. In order to stay relevant we have evolved our support and services to meet those member needs. However we remain dedicated to representing our members and helping them focus on compliance, profitability and growth.

Most businesses now join the Forum to protect their business and take advantage of our practical business support as well as various money-saving offers. Membership of the Forum starts from just £175 per year and includes comprehensive legal expenses insurance cover, a 24-hour legal and general member’s helpline for support on all business issues and access to exclusive money-saving offers on essentials like utilities, cyber protection, telecoms, card processing, business insurance and purchasing.

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The Franchising Centre

The Franchising Centre are Europe’s leading franchise consultants, who help all types of businesses to achieve rapid, low cost growth using a franchise strategy.

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UK Business Angels Association

The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) is the national trade association representing angel and early stage investment. Angel investing is part of a £1.5 billion EIS investment market in the UK – the single largest source of early stage capital in this country.

The Angel community in the UK is fast-growing and also very diverse, reflecting a range of different investment models and approaches. UKBAA’s members include angel networks, syndicates, individual investors, early stage VCs, equity crowdfunding platforms, accelerators as well as professional advisers and intermediaries.

The UK Business Angels Association connects all those involved in the angel investment market with a view to ensuring a coherent ecosystem for financing the growth of start-up and early stage businesses.

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