Shirley Joins Manchester

A warm welcome to Shirley Yee-Sharples who joins Champion’s Manchester team as Payroll Administrator. Shirley, 39, holds an HND in European Languages and Business Administration and joins us from the payroll department at Morson International where she worked for 4 years. Shirley heard about Champion through her

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Andrew Makes His Debut

Chester Director Andrew Hopwood has taken the trophy at Chester Professionals Golf Society’s inaugural meeting. Hosted by Chester law firm, Aaron and Partners the new networking group is headed up by Head of Family law, Richard Barge. The group’s first meeting was held at Pryors Hayes Golf

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Audit & Accounts New Starter

Welcome to DAVID HERD who joins the team as Audit & Accounts Trainee at our Blackpool Accountants office. Born and bred in Essex, 19 year old David moved to Lancashire just three months ago when his family decided to relocate. Having previously studied AAT Level 3 at

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TD Travel Deal is Champion

Champion Accountants client, TD Travel Limited, the North West-based independent travel management company, has been sold to a management buy-out team for an undisclosed sum, backed by private equity firm, LDC. Founded by joint Managing Directors John Owen and Simon King, TD Travel provides travel management services

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Budget 2012

Following George Osborne’s Budget announcement, Group Tax Director GILL MOLLOY gives an overview of the key points…. Recent Economic Developments and Prospects Three key challenges have been recognised as affecting the UK economy; The euro area crisis that has created increasing instability and uncertainty undermining confidence Higher

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New VAT Return Rules

From April 2012, all VAT registered businesses that are not already registered online will be legally required to submit returns online and pay VAT electronically. All newly registered and existing businesses with a turnover of more than £100,000 have been legally required to submit their VAT Returns

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Charlotte Joins Contractors

A warm welcome to CHARLOTTE SMITH who joins the Champion Contractors team as Administrator. Charlotte, 17, hails from Warrington and this is her first role since leaving college, where she studied Business. At Champion Contractors, Charlotte is responsible for providing essential administration support to all members of

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Marketing team grows

A warm welcome to BECCI MARTIN who joins our Manchester office as Marketing assistant. The 18 year old recently completed four AS-Levels and following working temporarily as a sales assistant at River Island, decided to start a career in marketing with Champion. She comments: “I enjoyed the

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New Director at Preston

A new Director has been appointed from within the ranks of the management team at Champion Accountants in Preston. KEITH PORTER, former Audit and Accounts Manager at Champion’s Southport office, has been promoted to Director and relocated to Champion’s Preston office. Originally from Burscough, Keith moved to

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Champion Insurance Brokers Grows

Champion Insurance Brokers have appointed MIKE MORAN as Commercial Account Handler. Mike, 32, joins a team which has almost tripled in size over the past 20 months, due to the company’s faster than anticipated growth. Mike has over seven years’ experience in the insurance industry and will

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