We’re extremely pleased to announce that Alan Sanders (pictured centre) has joined us as our new Audit & Assurance Manager.

It is the second time Exeter University graduate Alan has worked for us, having completed his training here before joining national accountancy firm BDO’s Bristol office three years ago.

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Nick Smy
By Partner Nick Smy

Although the milk price appears to be improving for many dairy farmers, there is often a lag before this shows itself as cash in the bank. A number of farmers are therefore still feeling the consequences of the low prices achieved over many months and are facing pressure on their cash position.

Here are a few potential areas that can be looked at to help improve the cash flow position:

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Jamie Giles
By Marketing Administrator Jamie Giles

We’ve just helped South West-based Longhouse Group to acquire the region’s leading independent roofing supplies merchant, Roofing Supplies (SW) Limited (RSL).

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Jamie Giles
By Marketing Administrator Jamie Giles

The Winter issue of our Taking Account newsletter is now available to read and download HERE

Andrew Brown
By Partner Andrew Brown

The most radical ever reforms to private sector pensions were introduced into the UK by the Government in 2015 using primary legislation (the Taxation Of Pensions Act 2014), which means the key changes made to pensions are likely to be around for some time especially as the legislation received cross-party support.

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Jamie Giles
By Marketing Administrator Jamie Giles

In accordance with our engagement terms, Thomas Westcott’s Standard Terms of Business have been amended as below. Version 3 of the revised Standard Terms of Business are effective from 1 December 2016. Any work instructed after notification of the changes will be treated as carried out under the revised standard Terms of Business. For the full version of the revised standard Terms of Business click here.

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Jamie Giles
By Marketing Administrator Jamie Giles

So far in our series of profiles we've met staff members from Axminister, Honiton, Langport and Exeter. This month we travel to our Tiverton office to catch up with Louisa....

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Jamie Giles
By Marketing Administrator Jamie Giles

Click HERE to read our summary of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement. 

Jamie Giles
By Marketing Administrator Jamie Giles

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Iain Andrews as a Partner following his three and a half years’ successful leadership of our financial planning business.

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Jamie Giles
By Marketing Administrator Jamie Giles

As part of our on-going expansion plans we’re delighted to announce that Andrew Brown, one of the region’s most experienced and well known financial planners, has joined Thomas Westcott as a Partner and as a Director of Thomas Westcott Chartered Financial Planners. 

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