Support independent firms, urge local small business specialists

Ali Redwood

Ali Redwood

Small business specialists from across Bristol and Somerset will be offering free business advice on Friday 3rd July.

The event is part of a national campaign to support independent businesses.

Now in its fifth year, Independents Day on 4th July aims to promote and celebrate independent businesses across the UK, encouraging consumers to use local small businesses and traders.

TaxAssist Accountants, which work with around 1500 small businesses across Bristol and Somerset, will be opening its doors across 5 offices on Friday 3rd July between 1-5pm to offer the local business community the opportunity to drop in for free, practical, useful business advice.

Ali Redwood owner of TaxAssist Accountants on Harbour Road in Portishead, Andy Slocombe who owns the Gilda Parade office in Whitchurch, Ian Smith who owns Gloucester Road in Horfield, Claire Cooper owner of Fishponds Road in Fishponds and John Mayer who owns the office in Weston-super-Mare, will all be taking part.

Ali Redwood who owns TaxAssist Accountants in Portishead comments: “This year marks TaxAssist Accountants’ 20th anniversary providing specialist accountancy support for small businesses.

“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and it is vital we support them in every way possible, which is why we are delighted to be supporting Independents Day.”

John Mayer who owns TaxAssist Accountants in Weston-super-Mare added: “The scope of the free business clinics is to offer practical, useful jargon-free advice to help guide business owners through any problems they may face.”