Yearly Archives: 2014

Auto Enrolment Increases Pension Membership

June 19th, 2014

The percentage of private sector employees in a workplace pension scheme increased from 26% in 2011 to 35% in 2013 according to research commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions. The Employers Pension Provision survey shows that at the time of the research, 2% of private sector businesses had passed their staging dates. These […]

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Company Cars Advisory Fuel Rates Update

June 11th, 2014

HMRC has announced changes to the advisory fuel rates for company cars. The rates are to be used where employers either reimburse employees for business travel in their company cars, or require employees to repay the cost of fuel used for private travel. The latest rates apply to all journeys made on or after 1 June […]

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Employment Law Update

A number of changes to employment rules and regulations came into force with the start of the new financial year on 6 April. These changes cover a number of areas, from employment tribunals and discrimination, to everyday areas such as auto-enrolment and maternity pay. The key changes are outlined below: Statutory maternity and paternity pay […]

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Unemployment Falls to 6.9%

June 5th, 2014

The unemployment rate fell by 77,000 to 2.4 million between December 2013 and February 2014, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The official unemployment rate now stands at 6.9%, the lowest since February 2009. Between December 2013 and February 2014, 30.39 million people were in work, which is 691,000 more people […]

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SMEs Need Consumer Level Protection

Small and micro businesses need the same level of protection as consumers when buying utilities, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The FSB argues that many small businesses are disadvantaged when choosing energy or water providers as they lack the resources and negotiating power of larger firms. The FSB is therefore asking the […]

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Charity World Cup Event

May 22nd, 2014

Champion Accountants is hosting a Charity World Cup Event on Thursday 19th June at the Bear and Billet in Chester. This private screening of the England v Uruguay match will be raising money for two local charities, The Brain Tumour Charity and The Countess of Chester Breast Care Unit. Attendance is by invitation only: Charity World […]

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Champion Agrees Sponsorship Deal with Salford City FC

May 12th, 2014

Champion Accountant’s sister company Champion Insurance Brokers has renewed its sponsorship deal with local Evo-Stik 1st Division North team Salford FC for the 2014/15 season. The sponsorship package will include Champion Insurance Broker’s branding on the team’s home shirts, plus various advertising opportunities online and at the Moor Lane ground. Champion Accountants has been confirmed […]

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Most Brits Don’t Know Their Credit Rating

May 7th, 2014

Two thirds of UK adults have not checked their credit report in the last five years, according to a survey by the Money Advice Service. Their research shows: 97% of people have heard of credit reports, but few check their rating many do not realise what credit reports are used for; 13% thought they are […]

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National Minimum Wage to Rise

Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced that on 1 October 2014 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for adults will rise by 19p an hour to £6.50. The Government has agreed to follow the 3% rise proposed by the Low Pay Commission in February and this will be the first time in six years that the […]

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Champion Helps Local Businesses to Secure Funding

April 28th, 2014

Champion Accountants has been approved as an official provider of due diligence services to companies bidding for the Regional Growth Fund. The approval means Champion is now able to assist North West businesses in completing this crucial second step in the RGF application process. Under the application rules, the due diligence report can only be […]

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