Autumn Statement 2014

Yesterday’s Autumn Statement was the Chancellor’s opportunity to launch the Government’s General Election campaign. He has introduced a number of measures that will please many people, although they are balanced with a fall in public spending that will continue to provoke debate around the UK for some

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Champion Strengthens Senior Team to Drive Growth

Champion Accountants has appointed Sue Harris as director at it’s Chester office. Harris, from Waverton, joins the practice following a three-year stint working as a consultant across a variety of sectors including contracting and construction, providing advice on financial management and reporting, corporate governance, risk management and

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BLACKPOOL LAD CROWNED GLOBAL NUMBERS GURU

A trainee accountant from Blackpool’s Champion Accountants has joined a roll-call of elite accountancy talent after scoring top marks on a global exam. Of the 17,398 learners worldwide, 20-year-old Ben Clarkson, accounts & audit trainee, was one of only three UK employees to score 100 per cent

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USA Quiz Nights

This November we’ll be living the American dream at Champion with our USA themed Quiz Nights! Our Quiz Nights offer Champion clients, contacts and team members the chance to compete for the coveted Champion Quiz Challenge trophy and a bottle of bubbly each to boot. Whether you’re

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NORTH WEST SMES SAVE £650k IN R&D TAX RELIEF

Start-ups and small to medium-sized businesses across the North West have recouped more than £650,000 in tax thanks to one of the region’s leading business advice specialists. Worsley-headquartered Champion Accountants has helped its clients save thousands through the Research and Development (R&D) tax relief scheme. One landmark

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Superheroes v Snowdon!

A team of superheroes from Champion’s Chester office have successfully climbed a 3,500 ft mountain, all in the name of charity. SuperTed, Spiderman, Iron Man, Bat Girl and Super Mario were amongst a team of 17 invincible superheroes and superdog to successfully summit Mount Snowdon on Saturday

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ACCOUNTANT CELEBRATES 35 YEARS’ SERVICE

A practice administrator is celebrating a career spanning three and half decades with Champion Accountants. Jackie Tebble, 52, from Mickle Trafford, joined Champion’s Watergate Row office, formerly Jones & Hack, in 1979 as a shorthand typist. Prior to this, the former Stanney Comprehensive student spent 12 months

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Overseas Sales Growth Predicted for SMEs

Overseas sales for small and medium-sized firms (SMEs) are predicted to total £15 billion over the next 12 months, according to a survey by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks. The poll of more than 1,000 SMEs found that overseas sales account for 21% of the turnover of existing

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Overtime Normal for Most Managers

More than 90% of managers work more than their contracted weekly hours, according to research from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). Nearly two thirds (65%) of respondents to the ILM’s survey reported pressure to work overtime, while 44% said they were under pressure from their

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A Quarter Want to Be Entrepreneurs

More than a quarter of employees dream of running a business, according to a survey from Lloyds Bank Insurance. The report reveals that 26% of workers have entrepreneurial aspirations but the fear of taking a risk is preventing a third from starting a business. Nearly half (48%)

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