‘Working hard, staying loyal and never taking advantage’ is the secret to a long and happy career with Champion Accountants, according to Jan Litherland in our Manchester Head Office, who joined the company in January 1977 and very sadly leaves us this month. Hanging up her Champion hats to embark on a series of exciting […]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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Chester accountancy practice, Champion Accountants, has laid the foundation for further growth of its specialist Trust and Estate Tax service following the promotion of Claire Lightowler. Claire’s remit as Trust and Estate Tax Manager is to act as the key point of contact between trustees, executors, solicitors and HMRC. Her responsibilities within the new role […]READ MORE »
Going the extra mile by delivering added value is part of our DNA at Champion Accountants, and by drawing on our range of complementary services and expertise across the Group ensures that we can support our clients in achieving their goals and creating wealth. One particular long-standing client recently turned to us for advice after […]READ MORE »
We were extremely excited when our own David Herd was shortlisted for Insider’s Young Accountant of the Year, and whilst he may not have taken home top prize on the night, we are hugely proud to have David recognised amongst the North West’s best young talent. The Young Professionals Awards celebrate those under the age […]READ MORE »
Leading SME advisors, Champion Accountants, has retained its Platinum Learning Partner Status from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), demonstrating its continued commitment to staff training and development. The ACCA’s Approved Employer Programme recognises employers with outstanding training programmes and those providing the highest level of support to their trainees in order to achieve […]READ MORE »
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