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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 ...

Consultation - Revisions to be made to LLP SORP

Consultation - Revisions to be made to LLP SORP

In August 2016, the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) issued a Draft Statement of Recommended Practice – Accounting by Limited Liability Partnerships, which is open for comment until 1 November 2016. The proposals make amendments to the latest edition...

Pension Provision Limited? – What about Venture Capital Trusts as an alternative

Pension Provision Limited? – What about Venture Capital Trusts as an alternative

As a result of the new restrictions on Pension contributions and the potential suspension of contributions under fixed protection (2016), financial advisors are seeing a marked increase in enquiries relating to Venture Capital Trusts (VCT’s). VCT’s are a popular way of...

Free half day seminar ‘Autumn Charity Update’

Free half day seminar ‘Autumn 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: Charity law updates Leadership and mental toughness Team building and employee...

Rewarding your staff this Christmas – a tax guide

Rewarding your staff this Christmas – a tax guide

This article outlines some of the different ways employers can reward their staff and the tax implications of each approach. Seemingly as quickly as it came, another year is galloping off into the distance and people’s minds are beginning to turn...

We are a finalist at the MIB Awards 2016!

We are a finalist at the MIB Awards 2016!

We are proud to have been shortlisted for ‘Professional Services Business of the Year’ at the MIB Awards this year. The MIB Awards were founded in 2013 by legal firm Morecrofts following the company celebrating 200 years of being an independent business. From one man operations to large employers the awards sees businesses from all over the city region enter the prestigious awards with 13 categories. On the night there will also be a winner of the overall award, Merseyside Independent Business...

Now recruiting - Audit Senior

Now recruiting - Audit Senior

We are searching for a qualified ACA / ACCA Audit Senior to join our team, in a role with progression and career development potential. Managing a portfolio of varied clients from owner managed business to charities you will be responsible for leading the audit assignments and delivering to client deadlines. Alongside this you will be responsible for the preparation of statutory financial statements in accordance with UK GAAP, the preparation and submission of Corporation tax returns and will liaise with clients...

Brexit - 2 months on

Brexit - 2 months on

Comments from Peter Taaffe, Managing Partner at BWMacfarlane Two months on, still no-one really knows how this is going to pan out, other than the transition is going to be painful. How painful remains to be seen. So far, deep breath,...

Accountants BWMacfarlane win the customer care category in city awards

Accountants BWMacfarlane win the customer care category in city awards

BWMacfarlane Chartered Accountancy practice in Liverpool is delighted to be the winners of ‘Best Customer Focused Business of the Year 2016’ in the city-wide awards for their commitment to providing great customer care. The twelfth annual City of Liverpool Business Awards...

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" and "Best Customer Focused Business"