Meet the Partners: Julian Dabek

We have a great team of professionals working at Westbury and in our new blog series, “Meet the Partners” you will get to learn a bit more about them. Julian Dabek is our Tax Partner at Westbury. We asked him to tell us what he considers to be really good at. “I understand all aspects […]

Natalia Guimaraes to run half marathon for charity

Many of you might know our receptionist, Natalia, from the friendly voice behind the phone. But did you know that Natalia is just about to embark on a half-marathon? We have a great team here at Westbury, and when someone does something great, we want to talk about it. I asked Natalia to tell us […]

Pauline Smart retires after 31 years service

Most of you will know Pauline, she’s been managing the front line of Westbury for the past three decades.  Starting with us on 4 May 1983, Pauline has been a constant through all the changes that Westbury has undergone. We would like to thank Pauline for her continuous hard work over the years.  She’s always […]

Adrian Koe Retires

Adrian Koe, our Company Secretary, retires after 16 years service to Westbury Accountants.  We wish Adrian a happy retirement and thank him for his service to Westbury. We had a little gathering to celebrate Adrian’s retirement last week.

Westbury’s visit to Cosmic Charity

As part of the inter office olympics that we are taking part in, we were introduced to a charity called COSMIC. COSMIC (Children of St Mary’s Intensive Care) was founded in 1994 to raise money for the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London, which treats around 400 desperately sick […]

How Not to Sell Tickets for a Sporting Occasion!

I heard a report on the radio this morning (16th August) that, broadly speaking, the ticketing process for the Olympics and Paralympics had been successful. By whose measure, I wondered. There was a brilliant article in The Times on Saturday 11 August by Janice Turner, the subtitle of which was “No Internet? You’re Out. No […]

Westbury Gives Away Their Lunch on Mitzvah Day

Westbury has added their support to St Mungo’s, a local charity, by giving away their lunch last Friday.  We joined the Mitzvah Day project inspired by the Jewish tradition of doing a good deed for others. In the Jewish Chronicle, David Cameron recently said, “This year Mitzvah day is forming part of A Year of […]

Inter Office Olympics Gala Dinner

Last night the Westbury Olympic Team attended the Inter-Office Olympics Gala Dinner in support of COSMIC.  The dinner was held in the very swanky Cafe de Paris in Piccadilly. It was a wonderful evening with sumptuous food, great company, but more importantly for a great cause.  Two of our staff members, Bhavesh and Danish brought back two bronze […]

3 Benefits of having a sociable company

Business owners are generally aware of the beneficial elements that a Social Committee can have on staff. In brief – it creates a sense of workplace solidarity through group activities of various forms. At Westbury, this is anything from charity events to comedy nights. Having a Social Committee can complement the work of the HR […]