Tag Archives: Carlisle

BITE 2018 Recap: An Event to Remember

Xero, tech, Carlisle

150 attendees. 9 speakers.   One unforgettable day. BITE 2018 took Carlisle Racecourse by storm on Friday the 12th of October. Business owners from across the North of England came together to learn how innovative technology could transform their business – with a firm focus on Xero. In this blog post, we take a look…

Do I have to be a Saint client to attend BITE 2018?


Let’s cut to the chase: Can you attend BITE 2018 even if you’re not one of our clients? The answer is a resounding YES! Our upcoming free business event BITE is for business owners, plain and simple. If you run your own business in the north of England (or further afield, if you feel like…

The History of Saint & Co. – Part Five

The History of Saint & Co. - Part Five

From industrial Haltwhistle to prosperous Carlisle: John Jackson Saint’s early years. John Jackson Saint was an ambitious and enterprising 23-year-old when he established a pioneering new business in Carlisle in the late 19th century. His qualification as a chartered accountant in 1884 coincided with a series of wholesale changes to the bankruptcy laws, which inevitably…