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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 ...

Inflation falls to 5 year low

Inflation falls to 5 year low

The 1.2% CPI rate of inflation recorded in September 2014 is the lowest since October 2009. The Office for National Statistics said falling transport costs and food prices were largely responsible for the slowdown. David Kern, chief economist at the British Chambers...

The Revenue waters down plans to raid bank accounts

The Revenue waters down plans to raid bank accounts

The Chancellor has announced a series of safeguards to protect innocent people from having their bank accounts raided by HMRC. We understand that tax inspectors will have to give people face-to-face warnings before raiding their bank accounts after well watered down...

Cabinet Office consults on raising the audit threshold for charity accounts

Cabinet Office consults on raising the audit threshold for charity accounts

The government has launched a consultation on raising the audit threshold for charity accounts from £500,000 to £1m a year. The Cabinet Office consultation, relates to the rules for charities in England and Wales. It says that the proposed changes would...

Do you employ anyone under the age of 21?

Do you employ anyone under the age of 21?

From the 6 April, if any of your employees are under the age of 21 you may no longer need to pay employer Class 1 secondary National Insurance contributions (NICs) from them. The rate of employer Class 1 secondary NICs for...

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...

Giant Spectacular at BWM!

Giant Spectacular at BWM!

                  BWMacfarlane had a fantastic weekend celebrating the Giants revisiting the city. Being based on Castle Street, BWM had a spectacular view of the Giants travelling past on Friday and Saturday. BWM staff and their families were invited to the office on Saturday to watch the Little Girl and Xolo from the...

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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.