News and Blog

Pierce makes two new hires

Leading Lancashire-based accountancy and business advisory group, Pierce has appointed two new recruits to strengthen the business. Charlotte Haining and Paige Mason have joined the Blackburn based firm as Audit and Accounts Senior and Online Services Advisor respectively. Charlotte, who … Continue reading

Pierce provides a funding lifeline to local disability employer Remexx

Accountancy firm Pierce has helped its client Remexx, which employs local people with disabilities to manufacture educational furniture, to secure vital funding required to keep the business running. The business, born from the closure of Remploy Blackburn, currently employs seven … Continue reading

Pierce client wins coveted wedding accolade

The team at Pierce is sending a big congratulations to client Stirk House after they were named Best Wedding Venue – Hotel in the 2019 Great Northern Wedding Awards. Stirk House, a listed building which overlooks the Ribble Valley, beat … Continue reading

Local business catering for global and celebrity clients celebrates milestone

A Lancashire firm which supplies clients worldwide, including celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, with bespoke mobile catering systems, is celebrating over 40 years in business. Darwen based Wilkinson Mobile Catering Systems has manufactured catering trailers and mobile vans for more than … Continue reading

Spring Statement Analysis & 2019 / 2020 Tax Facts

Once again, Chancellor Philip Hammond has demonstrated his commitment to the principle of the Spring Statement as a low-key event, at least in terms of tax and public spending announcements. With none of the pomp and circumstance of the Autumn Budget, Hammond … Continue reading

Corporate Challenge

This year is the Hospice`s 35th Anniversary! Pierce have therefore decided to take part in the East Lancashire Hospice Corporate Challenge 2019. The hospice is hoping to get 35 Companies on board to help raise as much money as possible. … Continue reading

Let’s get the Apprenticeship Levy working for Lancashire

Lancashire’s leading employers are being urged to share their unused Apprenticeship Levy funds with local companies to help bridge skills gaps and seize the economic benefits of training. The plea for collaboration from local accountancy firm Pierce, comes as the … Continue reading

Pierce FC wins football league following unbeaten spell

Employees at Pierce have swapped bookkeeping for goalkeeping as their five-a-side football team topped Blackburn’s Power League. Team members Jimmy King, Jimmy Moore, Lewis Withnell, Adam Zinga, Daniel Burrows and Charles Hopkinson won the league following an unbeaten run in … Continue reading

Government announces unprecedented pension credit u-turn

The government has announced that mixed aged couples will no longer be able to put in a new claim for Pension Credit, resulting in families being up to £7,000 worse off per year. The ruling from the Department of Work … Continue reading

Pierce supports local designer to create D-Day anniversary garden to be seen by the Queen

Pierce is delighted to be sponsoring its designer client John Everiss , to help create a garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show celebrating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings. The ‘D-Day 75 Garden’ will be created by the … Continue reading