The Ecclesbourne School

For many years now, we have been acting as accountants, auditors and advisors to The Ecclesbourne School in Derbyshire which is now a successful academy. So successful is The Ecclesbourne School that the school was featured in the recent publication of The Parliamentary Review. With specific commentary from the Prime Minister, Secretaries of State, Ministers…

First Enterprise Panel Meeting

This month I attended the Enterprise Loans East Midlands panel meeting, an initiative set up in conjunction with First Enterprise. First Enterprise is an agency who support social enterprises and business development for local businesses in areas such as training, research and help with business plans, procurement advice, ongoing business support and access to finance…

Growth Voucher Adviser

Earlier in the year we blogged about the importance of Growth Vouchers for small businesses, and how this type of funding is proving to be extremely beneficial. Following on from this blog post, we are now extremely happy to report that here at Sibbalds, we have been approved as a successful Growth Voucher adviser. To remind…

Document Solutions

Most businesses are aware of the need to reduce their carbon footprint but at the same time, due to the current economic climate, businesses are also trying to achieve more efficiency and cost savings. As a result of this, the need to do your bit for the environment becomes a much harder task. As our…

Finance For Your Business

In these difficult economic times (even though the government tells us that we have turned a corner!) businesses are still struggling to raise finance to keep their businesses going and invest in the growth of their business. The traditional banks seem to only lend to businesses that do not require lending but are hesitant in…