It’s the big 5-0 for the Champion of accountancy training

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

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Tax spotlight: Transferring property to your spouse

Transferring property between spouses is a popular way of maximising rental income. Often, the owner will transfer the property if their partner is in a lower Income Tax band, as any rental income will be taxed at a lower rate, resulting in a better return on investment. Transferring ownership,

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R&D myth busting – what is eligible?

Businesses are missing out on substantial tax savings because they’re unaware of what counts towards a Research and Development (R&D) tax relief claim. Many still wrongly believe that R&D only applies to scientific industries, when in reality, eligible activities can, and do, span a variety of sectors.

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Champion named red rose county’s best accountancy firm

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

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It’s the final countdown… for PPI claims

You may have noticed a recent surge in publicity surrounding Payment Protection Insurance (PPI), and that’s because claim management companies are ramping up their efforts to act on your behalf before time runs out to make a claim. The deadline for submitting a claim for compensation for missold PPI is 29th August 2019. With

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Chester accountants champion staff growth

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

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Cyber-attacks: The silent threat to businesses

Dan Maloney, managing director at Champion Insurance Group, explains how to protect your business from the consequences of a cyber- attack. In current times, it is crucial for all businesses, regardless of size, to be aware of cybercrime. Although the media tend to focus on cases involving

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