Category: Firm

Comments Off on Accountancy Firm of the Year 2018

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

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

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

Comments Off on Lack of Funding Holds back 1 in 4 SMEs

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

Comments Off on Small Businesses ‘Hugely’ Embrace Apprenticeships

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

Comments Off on Firms Banned from Charging Credit Card Fees

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

Comments Off on Full Autumn Budget 2017 reaction

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

Comments Off on BWM Shortlisted for the FSB Merseyside, West Cheshire & Wigan Business Awards

BWM Shortlisted for the FSB Merseyside, West Cheshire & Wigan Business Awards

BWM Shortlisted for the FSB Merseyside, West Cheshire & Wigan Business Awards

The team at BWM are delighted to have been shortlisted for Professional Services Business of the Year in the FSB (The Federation of Small Businesses) Merseyside, West Cheshire & Wigan Business Awards 2017. The award recognises professional services business which: Have increased or maintained sales during the past 12 months Deliver a high quality service … Continued

Comments Off on Double Win for BWM at the 2017 MIB Awards

Double Win for BWM at the 2017 MIB Awards

Double Win for BWM at the 2017 MIB Awards

Win for BWM and Peter Taaffe in the Merseyside Independent Business Awards 2017 BWM are delighted to have been successful in two categories in the Merseyside Independent Business awards, now in its 5th year, is the only ceremony in the region to celebrate the achievements of independent businesses. The Awards were set up by Morecrofts Solicitors … Continued

Comments Off on Why we’ve partnered with FUTRLI software

Why we’ve partnered with FUTRLI software

Why we’ve partnered with FUTRLI software

Traditionally accountants help with your figures in a historical and reactive way. They would review what happened last month, quarter or year. At BWMacfarlane we’re not in business to be traditional. Our number one priority is you, your business and helping you to make the most of the figures. We want you to achieve greater … Continued

Comments Off on Now recruiting – Trust Senior

Now recruiting – Trust Senior

Now recruiting – Trust Senior

We have an opening for an ambitious individual to join our Trust Department. Ideally the person concerned should be looking to develop personally and to assist the Trust Manager and the team in growing the Department and looking for new opportunities within the existing client portfolio. The role is full time but 4 days a … Continued