At the Development Bank of Wales, we provide loans and equity investments to Welsh businesses, or those willing to move here. Established by the Welsh Government, our aim is to unlock the potential in the Welsh economy by increasing the provision of sustainable, effective finance. Through our work with the business community, we invested £80million […]READ MORE »
Emma Bradfield, who works in our Audit & Accounts team in Manchester, competed in her first Ironman earlier this month, making her Champion’s first Ironwoman! She completed the gruelling course in an impressive 13 hours 42 minutes and 46 seconds. Ironman is a long-distance triathlon, with the UK version taking place in Bolton each year. The […]READ MORE »
Businesses that fail to comply with auto-enrolment rules could be caught out as The Pensions Regulator (TPR) continues its campaign of spot-checks this summer. New rates for auto-enrolment came into force in April this year, meaning that businesses must ensure that a total minimum contribution of 8% is reached for each employee. As part of […]READ MORE »
The Chester and North Wales Society of Chartered Accountants has appointed Sue Harris, partner at North West accountancy group, Champion Accountants, as its new chair. The Chester and North Wales Society forms part of the Liverpool branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), which supports more than 4,000 members in […]READ MORE »
Inefficiencies can be found in every business. Yes, even yours. How efficient are your processes, for example? Or is there an aspect of your business that you could automate? You may think that you don’t have time for this kind of introspection, but by reflecting on your business, you can make small improvements that could […]READ MORE »
Champion Accountants has helped its SME clients secure £25million of tax relief through the government’s Research & Development (R&D) tax credit scheme. The accountancy group, with practices in Manchester, Chester, Preston and Blackpool, maintains its 100% success rate, with every R&D claim submitted to date resulting in a tax benefit or cash payment for its […]READ MORE »
Here at Champion, we’ve shown our commitment to development, career progression and upskilling of local talent by reaching the milestone of 50 industry qualifications achieved by our staff in the last five years. Our group of practices offer young people the opportunity to build successful careers, supporting them throughout professional exams, whilst also giving trainees the chance to earn a competitive […]READ MORE »
Transferring property between spouses is a popular way of maximising rental income. Often, the owner will transfer the property if their partner is in a lower Income Tax band, as any rental income will be taxed at a lower rate, resulting in a better return on investment. Transferring ownership, or part-ownership, also has advantages in terms of […]READ MORE »
Businesses are missing out on substantial tax savings because they’re unaware of what counts towards a Research and Development (R&D) tax relief claim. Many still wrongly believe that R&D only applies to scientific industries, when in reality, eligible activities can, and do, span a variety of sectors. Government research looking at R&D claims by industry […]READ MORE »
What a superb night it was for Champion Accountants recently, after we were named Financial Services Firm of the Year at the Lancashire Business Awards 2019. With practices in Preston and Blackpool, we’ve a rich history supporting businesses across Lancashire, with us working with a number of family owned companies through multiple generations of ownership and supporting others from start-up right […]READ MORE »
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