Yearly Archives: 2021

Champion appointed by luxury Welsh jewellery maker

April 19th, 2021

A Chester-based accountancy and auditing practice has been appointed by a luxury, Welsh gold jewellery specialist which has seen demand for its products boom since the UK lockdown. Clogau designs and crafts unique pieces of jewellery using gold found in mines near the Snowdonian mountains. For more than 30 years, it has supplied members of […]


Champion Round-Up | Thursday 15th April

April 15th, 2021

I’m sure we all exhaled a collective sigh of relief when, on Easter Monday, the Prime Minister announced that the UK remains on track for its planned reopening of society to help the economy move forwards once again. Now starts a rapid mobilisation period for those businesses that have been closed during the lockdown, while […]


How protected are you as a company director?

John Jones MD of Champion Professional Risks (specialist division of our insurance arm Champion Insurance Group) discusses how Directors of limited companies can be held personally liable for decisions they make and the insurance protections that are available to protect against these risks. It is a common misconception that if a company is incorporated then […]


Champion Round-Up | Thursday 11th March

March 11th, 2021

With a roadmap in place, lockdown beginning to ease, and daily good news on the vaccine rollout, there is a renewed sense of positivity in the air. In the business world, this has translated to a rise in confidence across all sectors, with the hopes of SMEs bolstered by the promise of fewer restrictions on […]


Budget 2021 – Our Reaction

March 3rd, 2021

Today’s Budget announcement was substantial… Not in terms of immediate tax changes, but more from the enormity of the economic and fiscal recovery that the UK now faces as the pandemic’s measurable effects are revealed. Chancellor Rishi Sunak set out his plan to address the acute damage that the virus has inflicted. The Budget speech […]


Skilled auditor joins Champion’s established team

March 1st, 2021

A Chester-based accountancy group has further strengthened its audit team with the recruitment of a skilled audit professional from another North West firm. Dan Percey has joined Champion Accountants following three years at RSM and will support Champion’s existing audit team, which delivers audits to businesses and registered charities across the North West. Champion Accountants […]


Champion guides Quadra through acquisition

February 10th, 2021

Champion Accountants has helped its client of seven years, Quadra Claims Services, towards a successful acquisition. Loss adjuster Quadra was founded in 2010 and specialises in heritage and ecclesiastical buildings, high net worth losses and other property claims. Its acquisition by fellow commercial loss adjuster Woodgate & Clarke, will see the 80-strong Quadra team remain […]


Champion Round-Up | Tuesday 2nd February

February 2nd, 2021

Written by Ged Cosgrove, group managing partner  After a tough start, 2021 has not yet brought the relief that many business owners hoped for. There are, however, some very real reasons to hold on to the positivity and proactivity that have kept us all going through the pandemic so far. For us at Champion, 2021 […]


Paying tax as a social media influencer: when to declare a gift, sample or freebie

February 1st, 2021

While social media influencing is a relatively new profession, at Champion Accountants we come across recurring questions from influencers who want to pay their fair share of tax. High on the list of queries are the issues surrounding gifts, freebies and samples sent to influencers, and whether tax is payable on these items. Frustratingly, the […]


New Lockdown Grants Announced

January 5th, 2021

Following on from last night’s announcement by the Prime Minister, that the country has been plunged back into a national lockdown until mid-February; the Chancellor has today announced further financial support for affected businesses. The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced one off top up grants for businesses within the hospitality, retail and leisure sectors worth up […]


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