Is your financial audit robust enough?

In the wake of the Carillion collapse, only months after a clean audit opinion was issued by their auditors, questions are being asked whether their audit was sufficiently robust and had been conducted “appropriately and responsibly”. Nigel Ballard, Audit Senior Manager at Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants advised, “The relationship between those charged with governance and […]

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Business as usual for Dorset entrepreneurs

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants hosted an entrepreneurs’ dinner at the Harbour Heights Hotel in Poole to discuss and debate the results of the firm’s annual Entrepreneurs Survey. The event was ably compered by Bournemouth based, serial entrepreneur Don McQueen who ensured that everyone’s views were heard and discussed. The overriding consensus of opinion was that it’s ‘business as […]

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The Angel Investor Journey from a startup to IPO

Here is the investment process, steps, due diligence, what to do, likely problems, opportunities, ROI, and timescales. And a great way to do this is watching and listening to people who have done this, investors and entrepreneurs. Videos here taken from our Dorset Business Angels November 2017 Investors’ Conference. Beginning of the Journey Peter Cowley – […]

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