Champion Joins Business Bites

Champion Accountants will be on hand at the next “Business Bites” event to shed some light on VAT issues relating to the food industry. Business Bites, the region’s Food Industry Networking Event, is taking place on Thursday 27th September at The Red Pump Inn, near Clitheroe. Gareth

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Businesses Ignore Bribery Act

Recent research suggests that there has been a poor response and little acknowledgement of tough new corporate bribery laws introduced last year. Marking the first anniversary of the Bribery Act, the study carried out by accountancy firm Ernst & Young revealed that nearly three quarters of North

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HMRC’s ‘Tax Return Initiative’ Starts Today

The Tax Return Initiative is a campaign aimed at higher-rate tax payers who are yet to complete their Self Assessment tax returns for years 2009-10 and earlier. The campaign, launched by HM Revenue & Customs, starts on 3 July and runs until 2 October 2012 by which

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The North West Fund

SME’s based in or relocating to the North West can now potentially benefit from an £185m investment fund, “The North West Fund”, established to provide debt and equity funding from £50,000 to £2m. The fund is accessible to SME’s (Small to Medium Sized Enterprises) who employ fewer

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Family Business Seminar

Wednesday 18th JulyPreston Marriott Hotel, Garstang Road, Broughton, PR3 5JB8.00am – 9.45am ItineraryArrival, Networking and Breakfast 8.00am – 8.20amPresentation 8.20am – 9.20amNetworking and Refreshments 9.20am to 9.45am Content From Family Planning to Family FortunesFamily owned businesses play a pivotal role in the UK economy – it is

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Marc Joins Audit & Accounts Team

A warm welcome to MARC JONES who joins our Chester team as Audit & Accounts Trainee. The 23 year old, originally from Wrexham, has lived in Llanrhaeadr, Denbigh for 14 years and has A-Level qualifications in Geography, English Lit and History and also a degree in Geography

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HMRC Fake Email Scam

Individuals should be wary of fake e-mails which appear to have been sent from HM Revenue and Customs. The “phishing scams” take the form of a fake e-mail claiming to be from HMRC, offering a tax refund. The e-mail will encourage the recipient to enter their personal

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The Land of Dreams

Champion Accountants has sponsored a charity children’s book, produced by local children’s charity The Frost Foundation. ‘The Land of Dreams’ was written by long standing client Margaret Frost and it is dedicated to the memory of her late husband, Fred Frost, whose name the charity was founded

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