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April 23rd, 2018

The upcoming introduction of GDPR, which we shine a spotlight on within this issue, puts more onus on data collection, protection and processing. Businesses, including our own, must remain compliant with how data, especially that which is sensitive, is managed and shared both internally and externally. We’ve worked hard to move our operations onto a […]


Champion invest in Preston team with junior recruit

April 16th, 2018

We’ve recruited a new accounts assistant to join our Preston office. Twenty-three year old Rahul from Leyland joins the group’s Preston office and brings two years’ financial experience. Rahul, currently studying for his Level 3 AAT at Preston’s College, is the second new starter this year to join the Preston office. His role includes reviewing […]


Champion Contractors expands into Scotland

March 28th, 2018

Champion Contractors, a specialist provider of payroll and accountancy support services to flexible workers, has opened a new office in Falkirk, Scotland. The new base led by director, Jim McMeekin, comprises a team of five professional staff and will enable Champion Contractors to deliver better customer service that adds real value to its growing portfolio […]


Champion Accountants appoints new client manager

March 13th, 2018

Business advisory group, Champion Accountants, has appointed a new client manager at its Preston office. Jonathan Robinson rejoins the practice in Riversway after previously working for Champion Accountants for four years before moving into industry as an in-house financial controller with a North West manufacturer and distributor of pipeline inspection systems. Jonathan said: “I wanted […]



March 9th, 2018

Business advisors, Champion Accountants, has helped SMEs across the North West claim £1,189,302 in Research and Development (R&D) tax relief during the last 12 months with an average claim size of £47,572. Champion’s R&D tax specialists have helped innovative businesses from a wide spectrum of sectors reclaim the money invested in research and development activities, […]


75 celebrate two decades with Champion Accountants

March 5th, 2018

Champion Accountants’ Manchester office is celebrating more than 20 years’ of providing expert accountancy and business advisory support to 75 of its longest standing clients. The accountancy group, which also has offices in Preston, Blackpool and Chester has impressive client retention rates and is celebrating decades of partnerships with clients, some of which span several […]


Fylde Family Chippy Changes Hands

February 19th, 2018

A much-loved fish ’n’ chip shop in Thornton has been sold for an undisclosed sum after being in the family for more than 40 years. Thornton Fisheries on Victoria Road East was sold to Chinese buyers earlier this year, who will continue the chippy’s legacy in the town. The fish ’n’ chip shop, which has […]


Chester jewellers celebrate emerald anniversary with Champion

February 2nd, 2018

Champion Accountants’ Chester office is celebrating providing expert accountancy and business advisory support for more than 55 years to fellow local firm, Rigby Jewellers. Established in 1889, the jewellers has been trading for four family generations and from the same location on Frodsham Street in Chester since 1919, relocating shortly after the First World War. […]


Chester accountant achieves ‘Sage Expert’ status

January 18th, 2018

Business advisory specialist, Champion Accountants, has strengthened its client offering after a member of its Chester office qualified as a SAGE Expert. Audits and accounts senior, Heather Stockton from Chester, passed the 80-minute exam with flying colours. Heather’s new Expert status gives her the skills and knowledge to use one of the UK’s most popular […]


Autumn Budget, our reaction

November 22nd, 2017

Phillip Hammond set out his first Budget as Chancellor with the declaration that he was preparing the UK for a ‘new relationship with the European Union (EU) and a new Future outside of the EU’. He took the opportunity, as many of his predecessors have, to take swipes at the opposition but jokes about Jeremey […]


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