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BWM are now Elite Members of QuickBooks Online

BWM are now Elite Members of QuickBooks Online

BWM are delighted to announce that we are now Elite Members of leading cloud accountancy provider QuickBooks Online. This is the new highest tier! As Elite Members of QuickBooks Online BWM accountants are kept up to date with the latest software developments so that they in turn can help their clients get the most out of … Continued

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Need Help With Tax Enquiries?

Need Help With Tax Enquiries?

You might be chosen for an enquiry due to the nature of your business, where you live, the property you rent out or perhaps because HMRC has decided to target your particular profession. However, a proportion of enquiry cases are selected completely at random. You can read our guide on HMRC Reviews and Enquiries here. … Continued

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Winners of Liverpool Start-up Competition Revealed

Winners of Liverpool Start-up Competition Revealed

Two student enterprises have been named as the winners of The Liverpool Start-up Competition, each receiving a £5,000 cash prize. Laura Hitchcock, BA Chinese with Business student, and Lukas Batak, BA International Business student, were both crowned winners for their start-up ideas.  They competed against four other teams at a live final at The Shankly … Continued

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Businesses From Across the UK Get Involved in New Start-up Competition

Businesses From Across the UK Get Involved in New Start-up Competition

Businesses from across the UK have been quick to get involved in the first Liverpool Start-Up Competition run by the Management School at the University of Liverpool.The competition encourages undergraduate student entrepreneurs with either a commercial or social enterprise idea to submit a business pitch to a panel of judges. “The team at BWM Chartered … Continued

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Accountancy Firm of the Year 2018

Accountancy Firm of the Year 2018

BWM are delighted to have been shortlisted as  Accountancy Firm of the Year 2018 at the City of Liverpool Business Awards. The fifteenth annual City of Liverpool Business Awards will take place on the evening of Thursday 12th July at the stunning Sefton Park Palm House. The gala dinner celebrates the best of Liverpool business, … Continued

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Accountancy Firm BWM Completes Rebrand and Adds New Talent to its Team

Accountancy Firm BWM Completes Rebrand and Adds New Talent to its Team

One of Liverpool’s best known accountancy firms BWM has unveiled a raft of new starters as it rebrands and looks to the next stage of its growth.  Formerly known as BWMacfarlane the firm, which specialises in charities, owner-managed businesses and high net-worth individuals, is now simply known as ‘BWM’.  The practice has also recruited six … Continued

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Lack of Funding Holds back 1 in 4 SMEs

Lack of Funding Holds back 1 in 4 SMEs

Difficulty accessing funding is causing around one in four small and medium-sized firms to miss out on business opportunities, research shows. A survey by Aldermore of 1,004 senior decision-makers in SMEs revealed that 23% had missed out on at least one new business opportunity due to lack of funding in the past 12 months. The … Continued

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Small Businesses ‘Hugely’ Embrace Apprenticeships

Small Businesses ‘Hugely’ Embrace Apprenticeships

Small firms in England are positive about the value that apprenticeships bring to their workforce, a year after the apprenticeship levy was introduced in April 2017. According to a study by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the overwhelming majority of small business owners (96%) say they are likely to take on more apprentices in … Continued

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Firms Banned from Charging Credit Card Fees

Firms Banned from Charging Credit Card Fees

Retailers and businesses are no longer able to charge consumers extra for using a credit card to pay for goods or services. Interchange fees charged by firms on people who paid by credit card were banned on 13 January 2018 on the back of a widespread piece of EU legislation. Some were previously surcharging consumers … Continued

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Full Autumn Budget 2017 reaction

Full Autumn Budget 2017 reaction

Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled plans for the fund in his Autumn Budget and added half the fund will be ringfenced for the six city regions that elected Metro Mayors this year, including Liverpool. The other half well be open to applications from cities across the UK, Mr Hammond said. He also announced a £28m ‘Housing … Continued