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About Us

About Us

Welcome to BWMacfarlane. We are one of the leading, independent chartered accountancy practices in Liverpool. At BWMacfarlane we provide a wide range of accountancy and business support services to organisations and individuals throughout the North of England and beyond. Our experienced and skilled partners and their teams are ready to support you with high quality, individual yet affordable services however complex your personal or business needs ...

Liverpool Landlord Licensing Scheme

Liverpool Landlord Licensing Scheme

From 1 April 2015 all private landlords in the city must apply for a five-year licence for each of their rented properties. The scheme is being introduced in Liverpool under the government’s selective licensing laws and signing up for it is...

Budget 2015

Budget 2015

Chancellor George Osborne used his final Budget statement of this Parliament to announce that "Britain is walking tall again". There are many things to be positive about: Economy The economy grew 2.6% in 2014 – faster than any other advanced economy. The...

A third of charities' annual accounts are of unacceptable quality

A third of charities' annual accounts are of unacceptable quality

A third of charities’ annual accounts are of unacceptable quality and two-thirds of charities fail to formally report on the public benefit they provide in their annual reports, according to the Charity Commission. The regulator has today published two reports based...

Automatic RTI penalties: HMRC soften plans

Automatic RTI penalties: HMRC soften plans

HMRC have recently advised that the automatic penalties for late PAYE payments that were due to start from 6 April 2015 will now be risk-assessed. HMRC have confirmed that automatic penalties for filing RTI submissions late will start from 6 April...

New starters at BWMacfarlane

New starters at BWMacfarlane

We have welcomed four new starters to the practice so far in 2015 as part of our continued expansion in Liverpool. From left to right our newest team members are: Andrew Smith, Accounts Apprentice Samantha Williams, Accounts Assistant Scott Horwood, Accounts Assistant Alan Flett, Audit Manager We are now one of the largest independent accountants in the area with 8 directors and over 55...

Get involved: An interview with Laura Cross

Get involved: An interview with Laura Cross

Laura Cross, Trusts and Estates Senior at BWMacfarlane has given an insight into STEP (Society of Trusts & Estates Practitioners) Liverpool, looking at her role their as Treasurer and how she first got involved in the branch. Find out more about Laura Cross interview with STEP Liverpool here Get involved: An interview with Laura Cross TEP. If you would also like to know more about Laura Cross and her role as a Trusts and Estates Senior at BWMacfarlane visit Laura...

Successful Zip Wire for Mencap Liverpool!

Successful Zip Wire for Mencap Liverpool!

              Big thanks to Mike and Paul for taking part in Mencap Liverpool's Zip Wire event last Sunday. There is still time to sponsor them!...

Free Auto Enrolment seminar

Free Auto Enrolment seminar

We are providing a free seminar aimed at helping employers understand their legal obligations on Pension Reform & Auto Enrolment plus changes employers must make to Employees’ Terms & Conditions. This seminar will be held on 17 September 08.45am-12.00pm at Malmaison...

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Our people

Led by Managing Partner, Peter Taaffe, our partners and senior managers have Top 4 or national accountancy firm experience, and we take pride in offering the same quality of service as you would expect from a large firm but with the flexibility and personal approach you would associate with a local firm.