EWIF Haines Watts Introduction
At Haines Watts we have a specialist team of franchise experts, ready to support all your financial and payroll needs when running a franchise business.
Expert accountants for franchises
Supporting all your franchise financial and tax needs.
Supporting your needs
At Haines Watts we have a specialist team of franchise experts, ready and waiting to support all your financial and payroll needs when running a franchise business.
We specialise in providing accountancy, tax and business advice to support franchise businesses and individuals across the UK.
Our offices are owned and managed by our partners, which gives them a greater understanding of what it means to build and run a successful business.
We can provide you with more than just a set of books at year end. we have developed a range of services to cover many of the challenges you will meet when running your franchise, whether it’s planning, growth support or needing a business advisor and sounding board.
All our franchise clients are highly valued clients of this firm, and our aim is to build a long-lasting relationship with you and your team.
Haines Watts can provide every franchisee a comprehensive set of services tailored to your individual needs. Below is a summary of some of the services we can offer you:
- Tax return preparation and filing
- Dividend and salary advice including dividend vouchers
- Annual confirmation statement preparation and filing
- Monthly payroll and auto enrolment services
We’re here to ease the financial burden, bring added value and help you and your franchise business thrive and grow.
We value our franchise client relationships
Don't just take our word for it; see what our clients have to say about our people and our services.
We are totally committed to providing you with business support and exceptional service.
It's not all about the numbers
We don't just see accountancy as being about your numbers - it's about your aspirations, your team and making the right commercial decisions.
You will never just be a number to us – we really care about your success as an individual and the franchise business you run. Our partners are business owners themselves, meaning they can really empathise and advise you on a day to day and a strategic level.
Our main focus is:
- To build lasting, valued relationships.
- Make a tangible and meaningful impact.
- Help our franchise clients achieve their business and life goals.
- Deliver our services in a passionate and authentic way.
At the heart of our company are our people, which is why employee health and wellbeing is high on our agenda. We are one of the nationally recognised Top Ten accountancy firms for employee experience, having invested significantly in staff wellbeing, culture, development and mindfulness support.
Our values and our collective aspirations are simple:
- We strive to build and develop valued relationships as a trusted business advisor to our clients and connections.
- We strive to show passion for our work in helping clients achieve their goals and using our initiative to help solve problems.
- But above all, we strive to be authentic and inclusive as part of our DNA.
Local, regional, national
Haines Watts is a Top 15 firm of chartered accountants with offices across the UK, supporting business owners with audit, accounts, tax planning, VAT and business advice.
Our franchise specialists are based in the North West, but we are supported by over 50 Haines Watts offices across the UK.
Regionally we have:
12 PARTNERS 82 TEAM MEMBERS
Nationally we have:
50+ LOCATIONS 1200 PEOPLE 35,000+ CLIENTS
Our team have a passion for delivering quality and timely professional services to franchisee business owners.
Sian Lowndes, Payroll Administrator
Sian has worked in payroll since 1996, she was initially in the accounts department then moved into payroll and feels she has really found her niche. Sian has seen many developments in payroll with the introduction of RTI, Auto Enrolment and furlough.
Sian has many years experience working with franchise businesses, helping them with payroll for directors and their first employees, right up to multiple employee payrolls.
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Liam Wilson, Portfolio Manager
Liam will be your day to day contact and has many years experience working with franchise businesses across the UK, advising on everything from bookkeeping support, accounts preparation, self assessment tax returns and corporation tax.
Liam is a Chartered Certified Accountant with specialist knowledge of the franchise sector, and will advise you on how to successfully manage the growth of your franchise business.
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Steve Greensill, Director
Steve has been a Chartered Accountant and business adviser for over 30 years. His experience encompasses helping many businesses on their journey from start-up to exit and also advising business owners with their commercial strategy.
Steve focusses on giving clear, practical advice and support to clients in many different sectors, enabling successful handling of the challenges clients face whilst they aim to achieve their business goals.
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Our North West offices are a centre of excellence for franchise businesses and work alongside other specialist Haines Watts offices.
Your portfolio manager Liam Wilson, is our day to day franchise expert and will co-ordinate services and any other expertise required.
Sian Lowndes is our day to day payroll and auto enrolment contact for all your payroll queries.
Haines Watts relationship Director Steve Greensill will also be available to handle any advise that our franchise clients need.
We also have a team of specialists here to advise you across a wide range of services. All of our team have a passion for delivering exceptional support to you and your organisation.
We pride ourselves on the business relationships we build with our clients. We have a strong focus on maintaining client and staff continuity to enable these relationships to grow and develop over time.
- To provide a dynamic, enthusiastic and supportive, Director led team.
- To understand your needs and address the challenges you face.
- To bring a high level of expertise through experts in every sector.
- To advise you on the best course of action and not just give you a list of options.
- To communicate technical content to you in a user friendly, non technical way.
- To consider the future and help to lead you into meeting future challenges.
Regular news and blogs
Find all our latest business and tax advice in our blogs. Read our blogs now.
Our podcast shares inspiration and advice from seasoned business owners. Listen to the podcast now.
Haines Watts’ quarterly business magazine, aimed at business owners and packed full of articles on latest issues, news and case studies on thriving businesses. Read the latest edition.
Haines Watts tax app
Time is at a premium for business owners and this is just a small step in the process of driving efficient and more convenient accountancy services. Information at your fingertips whenever you need it.
Save the tax app to your phone home screen now.
You will have access to a range of the most up-to-date business information and resources online 24 hour’s a day, 7 days a week.
Get in touch
T: 01244 400315
T: 01244 400315
T: 01244 400315