►MD ► Bicknell Business Advisers ✸ family business providing accountancy, tax, and consultancy services to SME’s and Start Ups – Xero, Sage One and Debitoor Partners ✸ http://www.bicknells.net http://www.stevejbicknell.com
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►Vice President – Director/Chamber Executive ► Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce ✸ working for the benefit of Bournemouth based businesses ✸ http://www.bournemouthchamber.org.uk
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Steve was the Group Financial Director at SCA Group until February 2018 and has held a number of Directorships since 1994, first at Sunseeker Finance (Sunseeker Intl (Boats)) – Steve created a unique off balance sheet funding solution for Sunseeker with facilities of £12m. Steve was the Group FD at George & Harding Construction (G&H Group) from 1999 till 2007, the group were one of Travelodges main contractors and the largest project was the £8m Travelodge at Heathrow.
In December 2014, SCA Group purchased Palmer & Lewis Limited (trading as Access Scaffolding). Steve led the legal negotiations on the Asset Purchase Agreement, Employment Contract, TUPE Issues, and negotiated funding with RBS/Lombard.
Steve created and was MD of Accounting 4 Business until it became part of the Bright Star Group on 22nd June 2010, prior to that it built up a client base of over 500 clients across most sectors of business – Restaurants to Consultants, Manufacturing to Networking Groups. After the Sale the business became Bicknell Business Advisers.
Steve is aware of the requirements of Part 35 and Practice Direction 35, the Protocol for the Instruction of Experts to Give Evidence in Civil Claims and the practice direction on pre-action conduct. He has obtained the Bond Solon Civil Procedure Rules Expert Witness Certificate to evidence my understanding and compliance of the above requirements.
Steve completed Financial Force Partner Boot Camp Training in June 2015 and is training to be an FFA Consultant.
CIMA have appointed Steve is a Panel Assessor for Practising Certificates, as appointed by CIMA’s Professional Standards Committee
Steve is regular guest blogger and comments on tax legislation