Links

Governing Bodies

Bank of England - http://www.bankofengland.co.uk

The Bank of England website offers a range of information regarding monetary policy, banknotes, financial stability and markets.

Business Link -http://www.businesslink.gov.uk

Business Link offers a range of advice on finance and grants, employing people, sales and marketing, starting up, I.T., e-commerce, and much more.

Charity Commission - http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk

The Charity Commission is established by law as the regulator and registrar for charities in England and Wales. The website presents information regarding registering a charity, guidance for charities, and promoting effective performance.

Companies House - http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk

Companies House main functions are; Incorporating and dissolving limited companies; examining and storing company information delivered under the Companies Act, and to make this information available to the public.

Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs - http://www.defra.gov.uk

DEFRA’s core purpose is to improve the current and future quality of life. This includes integrating environmental, social and economic objectives, and putting sustainable development into practice.

HM Revenue and Customs - http://www.hmrc.gov.uk

HMRC is responsible for collecting the bulk of tax revenue, as well as paying Tax Credits and Child Benefits.

HM Treasury - http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk

HM Treasury is responsible for formulating and implementing the Government’s financial and economic policy. The website includes a guide to the Budget.

The Pension Services - http://www.thepensionservice.gov.uk

The Pension Service website is published by the Government. It provides information for individuals about pensions and other pensioner benefits in the UK.

East of England sites

Cambridge sites

Cambridgeshire County Council - http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk

News and information for the county.

Cambridge Network - http://www.cambridgenetwork.co.uk

Membership networking organisation with the mission to link like-minded people from business, finance and academia.

Greater Cambridge Partnership - http://www.gcp.uk.net

Economic development partnership providing the strategic framework to shape the future growth of Cambridge as a centre of excellence for innovation and creativity.

Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce - http://www.cambridgeshirechamber.co.uk

Suffolk sites

Suffolk County Council - http://www.suffolk.gov.uk

News and information for the county.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce - http://www.suffolkchamber.co.uk

Saxmundham Local Business Directory - http://www.saxmundham.biz

Media

East Anglian Daily Times - http://www.eadt.co.uk

The EADT is Suffolk's daily newspaper.

Cambridge Evening News - http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk

Business Weekly - http://www.businessweekly.co.uk

The weekly business paper for the Eastern region.

Financial Times - http://www.ft.com

The FT presents a range of the latest news and events concerning the financial world.

Accounting specific

AAT: The Association for Accounting Technicians - http://www.aat.org.uk

One of the world's leading membership organisations for accounting professionals, with more than 100,000 members.

ACCA: The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants - http://www.acca.org.uk

ACCA is the largest and fastest-growing international accountancy body. The ACCA aim to offer the first choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition, around the world.

CIOT: The Chartered Institute of Taxation - http://www.tax.org.uk

The Chartered Institute of Taxation is the leading professional body for taxation. The website includes advice on managing tax affairs.

ICAEW: The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - http://www.icaew.co.uk

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales is the largest professional accountancy body in Europe with over 128,000 members. The Institute was established by Royal Charter in 1880. It is now a key influencer on the international stage and the leading UK body of finance professionals offering world class qualifications.

R3: Association of Business Recovery Professionals - http://www.r3.org.uk

R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professionals, is the leading professional association for insolvency, business recovery and turnaround specialists in the UK.

Sage (UK) Limited - http://www.sage.co.uk

Sage offers a range of information and services regarding Sage software. This includes; Sage Line 50, Sage Instant and Sage Payroll.

Access Accounting Limited - http://www.access-accounts.com

Access Accounting specialise in designing and developing integrated accounting software solutions for growing companies.