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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 ...

Business announcements from Budget 2016

Business announcements from Budget 2016

Chancellor George Osborne delivered his Budget 2016 on 16 March 2016 and outlined several changes national insurance, corporation tax and stamp duty. Some of the headline measures relating to businesses announced in the Budget include: Corporation tax - the rate of corporation...

Pension news - Temporary applications for fixed and individual protection

Pension news - Temporary applications for fixed and individual protection

You may be aware that applications for the latest round of pension protections are not expected to be available until sometime in July after the Finance Act 2016 receives Royal Assent. This leaves issues for those who are looking to...

PSC Register and Incorporated Charities

PSC Register and Incorporated Charities

From 6 April 2016, new regulations require all UK companies, including charitable companies, to keep a register of those people who own or have significant control over them. All companies subject to the new rules will also have to file...

Pension scheme is most popular benefit

Pension scheme is most popular benefit

A pension scheme is the most popular employee benefit, according to a study. Around 54% of workers chose this as one of their three most favoured perks in research for the annual Willis PMI Group Employee Benefits Index. The second most popular...

Budget 2016

Budget 2016

Pitched as a “Budget that puts the next generation first”, George Osborne’s speech contained a number of announcements aimed at helping people save for the future. For businesses, measures included changes to business rates and the abolition of class 2 national insurance contributions for the self-employed. And, as we’ve come to expect from such occasions, there were a few surprises too. The following report summarises the announcements made by Chancellor George Osborne during the Budget 2016 on 16 March 2016. For a copy...

Autumn Statement 2015

Autumn Statement 2015

George Osborne's third economic statement of 2015 (and the fourth within 365 days) set out the state of the economy and spending plans for the next four years. In a combined Spending Review and Autumn Statement, in which planned £4.4bn in tax credit cuts were abandoned, changes to government departmental budgets dominated the Chancellor's speech. Day-to-day spending of government departments will fall by an average of 0.8% a year in real terms. The transport (37%), energy (22%) and business (17%) departments are facing...

Most Innovative Firm award

Most Innovative Firm award

              BWMacfarlane Chartered Accountants were announced as the Most Innovative Medium Sized Firm 2015 at the 2020 Innovation Awards on Thursday 15 October. The win is a testimony to the efforts of everyone at BWMacfarlane.  The judges particularly recognised the added value...

Free half day seminar ‘October Charity Update’

Free half day seminar ‘October Charity Update’

With so much going on in the charity sector we have invited an excellent line-up of speakers to provide updates and share their expert opinions on some of the key topical issues: Bribery and corruption Fraud awareness and prevention Security and business continuity Finance...

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.

Proud to win "Most Innovative Medium Sized Firm 2015"