Paul Hake


Seminar reveals business growth tips

Leading South West accountancy firm, Albert Goodman, along with Barclays and Porter Dodson, reveals how businesses can grow post recession at its Managing Business Growth in the Recovery seminar. The seminar, which was held at Taunton’s Woodlands Castle on Tuesday, brought together nearly 80 local business people to hear from the region’s top professional advisors,… Read more


Jeremy Browne MP highlights regional opportunities for construction industry

Taunton Deane MP, Jeremy Browne, hosted a business breakfast for members of the construction industry on Friday. Over 50 key regional businesses from the industry attended the event, held at Taunton Rugby Club, which was run by leading South West accountancy firm, Albert Goodman. According to Jeremy, Taunton Deane must continue to attract new businesses… Read more


Survey reveals family businesses are feeling positive about the future

A recent survey commissioned by leading accountancy firm, Albert Goodman, highlights family businesses are feeling confident and positive about the future. The survey, carried out in conjunction with Praxity, the largest global network of independent accountancy firms, reveals that 65 per cent of family businesses are enjoying improved finances and increased profitability over the past… Read more


Four generations: one business

Different generations have always had different values, different ideas, different ways of getting things done and different ways of communicating.  So, considering each family member’s underlying values or personal and lifestyle characteristics may be the key to successfully managing intergenerational family members and conflicting work ethics in family businesses. Today’s workplace includes individuals from four… Read more


Where can you find some passion?

I was fortunate recently to be part of a small group who spent a couple of days at the renowned IMD Business School in Switzerland as part of the Family Business Growth Programme (FBGP). As with most training we all took something slightly different away, I was surprised that my key message came from a softly… Read more