Reflection – saying farewell to 2018

As this is our last newsletter for 2018, it feels appropriate to briefly reflect on a few key changes we have seen over the last year. The biggest thing to mention is obviously the team! Clare, Michael and Hannah all joined us this year and are now firmly settled… Read More

Warner Edwards Gin Tour

In October we took a group of clients to the award-winning Warner Edwards Gin Distillery in the village of Harrington. There are only three businesses in the village, all within walking distance of each other – the gin distillery, The Tollemarch Arms (“The Tolly”) – a perfect country pub and… Read More

BS8577 Certification

We have to admit, we are feeling a little bit pleased with ourselves about this! You may have already seen on social media, at the end of October we were officially awarded BS8577 Certification. You’d be forgiven for assuming it’s just another qualification. But, it is not. This is a… Read More

Reassurance on investments

We’ve spoken with a few of our clients recently who, after a prolonged period of really rather good returns, have noticed either a lack of growth on their investment or even, more worryingly for them, a drop in their investment. The most important thing we can say is please don’t… Read More

October’s Budget

This was an interesting one, in the fact that it was a bit of a non-event. We were all waiting for the big changes that were predicted and actually it all fell a bit flat. The main changes to mention are: From April 2019, you can earn up to £12,500… Read More

Never too old to learn

It’s that time of year when students are getting ready to go to university for the first time or returning to complete their studies. But if you are thinking about continuing with your own path of learning, it’s important to know that it’s never too late to learn something new. Read More

Big Olney Bake Off 2018

The annual Big Olney Bake Off (BOBO) is on 8th September 2018 and is an essential part of The Big Olney Food Festival (BOFF). After another successful year in 2017, we are delighted to announce that once again we will be sponsoring and supporting the event. Great fun for people… Read More

Messing about on the river

In early July we took some of our clients on an evening’s river cruise on the John Bunyan Boat, which is manned and run by volunteers. We met and boarded our boat at Priory Marina, before skirting the Priory Country Park and nature reserves, turning into Cardington Lock and then… Read More

Alternative Ascot in aid of Willen Hospice

We thoroughly enjoyed hosting a table of some of our fabulous business introducers recently. Held in a marquee in Willen Hospice gardens, overlooking Willen Lake, we were delighted to be able to attend their hugely popular midsummer Ladies Day on Thursday 21 June 2018. During the afternoon, not only were… Read More