Cambridge technology entrepreneurs Mike Lynch and Hermann Hauser and industrial baron Sir Michael Marshall have markedly increased their wealth and figure in the top 20 for East Anglia of the Sunday Times Rich List, published on Sunday.
PwC and Connected Cambridge hosted a finance directors dinner where the main subject for debate was the hot topic of crowdfunding and alternative finance.
Jonathan Spence has been appointed as chairman of the board at The Cambridge Building Society following the retirement of Ian O’Reilly.
Niche manufacturer, RPC Group Plc in Northamptonshire has agreed a revolving credit facility of £350 million to support acquisition financing.
A new network for finance chiefs in Cambridge and the East of England has been formed by Chris Chapman, who heads up My Business FD in the UK’s business and technology capital. Chapman said the launch of the FD Club “went fantastically well.”
April deals topped $1.4 billion in the Cambridge UK technology cluster – taking the 13-month cumulative total to $29.7bn.
Chartered accountancy firm, Ensors has appointed Fiona Hotston Moore as a partner.
A children’s nursery in Cambridge was rescued at the 11th hour when Cambridge & Counties Bank saved it from a funding crisis. The bank stepped in after the original proposed lender pulled out at short notice.
- Ensors and Birkett Long help drive freight acquisition
- Lifetime Achievement Award for accountancy expert
- HSBC allocates £6 billion for fast-growing SMEs
- Atkinson Bolton scoops top award
- Cambridge deals top $27.5bn in first year of business barometer
- Bank takes punt on Cambridge tech cluster
- Cambridge crowdfunding website earns FCA approval
- Thumbs up for Chancellor’s pension reform
- The Budget – Personal tax
- What would my SME clients like to see in the Budget?
- The Budget – Medical sector
- Budget poker
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