Capital Allowances – Claim Now or Miss Out!

If you or your business own a commercial property, the chances are you haven’t claimed Capital Allowances on the “embedded fixtures” that were in the property when you bought it. At present, only about 5% of commercial buildings in the UK make these claims to their full

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We Did It!

On a grey and cloudy morning on Sunday 19th June, 38 cyclists gathered in a car park in Chester to embark on a challenge of epic proportions… the Champion Century Cycle Challenge! Setting off at 8.00am with marshalls and two Global Bike support vehicles in tow, the

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Flandria Bikes Joins the Cycle Challenge!

Champion is pleased to announce that Kirkham based Flandria Bikes is sponsoring the Champion Century Cycle Challenge, our 100 mile charity bike ride, taking place at 8.00am this Sunday 19th June. Flandria are lending their offices as a finishing point for the ride, which starts at Warrington

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Ian’s Got the Solution!

Champion Vehicle Solutions has a new face at the helm. IAN HOLMES returns as Vehicle Consultant after being involved in the launch of the service back in 2002 and his 20 years’ experience in the industry make him an ideal choice to handle client’s vehicle related enquiries.

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Champion Swots!

Champion team members have recently been passing exams left, right and centre… KIRSTY DAVIES from our Chester accountancy practice had passed her final exams and is now fully ACA qualified. AMY HESFORD, RACHEL YOUNG from Preston and LEIGH COCKER from Blackpool have all gained their AAT qualification.

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Corporation Tax Changes

Corporate Tax Consultant NEIL LONDRAGAN explains the forthcoming changes to the submission of Company Tax returns and Corporation Tax payments… From 1 April 2011, companies and organisations will have to submit their Company Tax returns online and pay all Corporation Tax and related payments electronically. These changes

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Budget 2011

Following George Osborne’s Budget announcement, Group Tax Director GILL MOLLOY gives an overview of the key points… Personal Income tax personal allowance: For 2012/13 the personal allowance for those aged under 65 will be increased to £8,105 (£7,475 for 2011/12); The basic rate limit will be £34,370

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Advisory Fuel Rates Change

Group Tax Compliance Manager PAUL BRIDES advises on early changes introduced by HMRC… Increasing fuel prices have caused HMRC to announce new advisory fuel rates three months before they were due. Rates are reviewed twice a year with changes usually introduced from 1 December and 1 June,

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40 Years, 100 Miles…1 Day!

Champion Accountants is this year celebrating its 40th Birthday, with a year-long fundraising effort to mark the occasion. The “40 for 40 Fundraiser” will involve team members from all five Champion offices coming together in an attempt to raise £40,000 throughout the year for a selection of

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Tours 4 Cause Pays Off!

Richard Cooper from Champion Accountants in Chester this week presented a charity cheque to the Countess of Chester Hospital. The £2,500 cheque was for funds raised for a 10 day, 1,000 mile charity bike ride completed by Richard in 2009. “Tours 4 Cause” was the brainchild of

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