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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 ...

Free Business Support from Enterprise Hub

Free Business Support from Enterprise Hub

Not for profit organisation Alt Valley Community Trust are offering valuable free support to start up and established businesses through their ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) funded projects as follows Enterprise Hub:  for individuals who are thinking about becoming self-employed or...

Lifetime ISA: Is it right for you?

Lifetime ISA: Is it right for you?

Adults under 40 can save up to £4,000 annually while receiving a 25% government bonus each year using a lifetime ISA from April 2017. Money put into the account can be saved until the age of 60 and can be used...

Charity regulators kick off SORP consultation

Charity regulators kick off SORP consultation

The Charity Commission and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator have launched a consultation on possible improvements to the new charities Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) for reporting and accounting ahead of the next round of planned updates to...

Employer national insurance contributions for apprentices abolished

Employer national insurance contributions for apprentices abolished

Employers with apprentices under the age of 25 will no longer need to pay national insurance contributions (NICs) for them. Businesses employing apprentices that earn up to £16,000 could save £1,000 under the measures. The measure was first announced at Autumn Statement...

Accountants BWMacfarlane nominated for customer care in city awards

Accountants BWMacfarlane nominated for customer care in city awards

BWMacfarlane Chartered Accountancy practice in Liverpool has been nominated in city-wide awards for their commitment to providing great customer care. The City of Liverpool Business Awards, now in its twelfth year, is hosted by Downtown in Business and celebrates the great and the good from the business community in the Liverpool City Region. BWMacfarlane are proud to have been nominated in this year’s Best Customer Focused Business category. Formerly Bresnan Walsh and Macfarlanes, the two firms merged five years ago having identified...

The City of Liverpool Business Awards 2016

The City of Liverpool Business Awards 2016

        We are delighted to have been nominated for the City of Liverpool ‘Best Customer Focused Business of the Year 2016’ award. Downtown Liverpool in Business will host the twelfth annual City of Liverpool Business Awards gala dinner in July 2016 at the magnificent Sefton Park Palm House. The evening will celebrate all that is great about the Liverpool business community, rewarding the best businesses from across the Liverpool city region. If you would like to vote for us, please use the link...

The new tax year brings updated Key Guides

The new tax year brings updated Key Guides

As a result of the Chancellor’s Budget in March, there have been a number of important changes across the finance and tax planning sector. Our series of Key Guides has undergone a quarterly review and each one contains the most...

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...

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"