By Ian Timms As assistant director for Growth and Development, the awards are something which the council has enjoyed supporting over the past three years. We think it’s a great way to support the business community in Taunton Deane and celebrate the fantastic ability of those operating in our area. There are a range of […]
PKF Francis Clark have been involved in the Awards since its inception and we have relished being part of the continued growth and development of the awards over that time.
The Taunton Deane Business Awards (TDBA) is a fantastic opportunity for business owners in Taunton Deane to showcase the talent, diversity and entrepreneurial skills that exist in the area. Since its beginnings as a start-up in Newton Abbott in 1919 – and no, before anyone asks I was not one of the original Partners in […]
Twenty years ago next month, a little piece of digital history was made in Taunton. At A C Mole & Sons old office on Billetfield, we filed the UK’s first ever electronic personal tax return. Next day we were on the front page of the Financial Times and a new era of tax compliance had […]
Do you have to win an award to benefit? There is no doubt that entering awards can be a bit daunting. Putting yourself forward for anything where you will be judged can make you feel vulnerable, but think about it logically; the judges are looking for success stories! They are not looking at your failures […]
A community network strengthens our core business By Debbie Mawer, Director of People and Culture There is enormous strength in being part of a local initiative that celebrates good business. For a small to medium-sized business with a customer-base in the area there are clear advantages in being recognised in local awards. On the face […]
“Last year the Taunton Deane Business Awards were a roaring success setting the bar high for this year,” said one of the organisers, Pam Knight from White Knight Marketing. With over 70 entrants last year and with feedback from the many businesses that entered, the organisers have taken the decision to introduce new categories. This […]
Richard Huish College is the best college in the area. It’s official! In the latest league tables published in January 2017, by the Department for Education (DfE), Richard Huish College has excelled in all categories and surpassed all colleges in Somerset and North and Mid Devon. The league tables set out comparisons on college performance […]