Richard Burkimsher

Partner, Northampton

With twenty-nine years of post-qualification experience, Richard acts as one of the firm’s audit partners. He provides advice and consultancy services to a growing portfolio of family-owned businesses and also works with a number of international groups and is experienced in dealing with acquisitions and mergers.

Richard has a wide and varied role but particularly enjoys the fact that he has regular contact with a broad range of clients and is in a position to offer strategic and tax planning services when required.

He has many sporting interests and follows Aston Villa and Matlock Town FC. He is regularly found walking the fairways at Northampton Golf Club and is a keen supporter of live music.

Richard Burkimsher

Partner, Northampton

01604 645 600

[email protected]

Richard’s recent articles

 

HLB Communities Day – Food Bank Collection

Today our international network HLB is holding its annual communities day in an effort to support local communities during their COVID-19 recovery. In previous years Hawsons staff have had a day out volunteering at various local charities across each of the three...

How will the 10 pm Curfew affect hospitality?

How will the 10 pm Curfew affect hospitality?

The government's 10 pm curfew rule came into force on 24 September. How will this affect pubs and restaurants? Pubs and Restaurants Many hospitality businesses have been left frustrated by the decision to impose a 10 pm curfew, with some reporting huge booking losses...

HLB Communities Day 2020

HLB Communities Day 2020

On Friday the 9th of October our international network HLB will be holding its annual communities’ day in an effort to support local communities during their post COVID-19 recovery. This is a worldwide effort with a common theme of giving back to local communities. In...

Two promotions at Hawsons

Two promotions at Hawsons

Two new promotions at Hawsons The partners are pleased to announce two new promotions in the firm’s Sheffield office. Effective from 1 July 2020 Ben Lomas is promoted from Audit Senior to Audit Manager and Craig Walker from Senior Tax Manager to Tax Director. Ben...

Hospitality Sector to reopen from 4 July

Hospitality Sector to reopen from 4 July

Hospitality Sector to reopen from 4 July From 4 July the 2m social distancing will be relaxed. The prime minister Boris Johnson has said that people should keep a distance of “one metre plus”.   Hospitality The Prime Minister also announced that the hospitality...

Hawsons are here to help COVID-19

Hawsons are here to help COVID-19

During this difficult time Hawsons are here to help and support their clients as best they can The Government has announced new measures to help businesses through this difficult time. The first being the tax helpline to support businesses affected by coronavirus. If...

NHS England will protect pharmacies income

NHS England will protect pharmacies income

NHS England will protect pharmacies income in the Covid-19 pandemic The CEO of NHS England and the NHS chief operating office have announced that community pharmacies in England will be protected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Guidance on claiming the additional...

Bank of England Update for Businesses and Households

Bank of England Update for Businesses and Households

Bank of England Update for Businesses and Households During this difficult time for businesses and households, the Bank of England has put together a list of sites where you can find the latest updates from the Government. The following has been circulated by the bank...

Hawsons Business Continuity Plan

Hawsons Business Continuity Plan

Hawsons Business Continuity Plan We are currently in the middle of what is now being referred to as a global pandemic. This is causing a significant amount of interruption for businesses globally and looks set to continue in the coming weeks and months. We have...

HLB’s Inaugural survey of business leaders is now available

HLB’s Inaugural survey of business leaders is now available

During the last few months of 2019 Hawsons and many other firms helped HLB conduct a survey where they spoke to business leaders across the globe to gather their insights into the changing world of business as we enter a new decade. HLB The Global Advisory and...

Hawsons makes history after 165 years in business

Hawsons Chartered Accountants is 165 years old Hawsons Chartered Accountants was founded in the city of Sheffield in 1854 – more than 25 years before the creation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales – by Alfred Allott and John Hewett....

Consumers are now spending more on credit cards than cash

Consumers are now spending more on credit cards than cash

Debit card is currently the most popular way of paying but credit cards are now the second most popular having overtaken cash for the first time ever (data according to British Retail Consortium). However, in terms of frequency, cash is still used more than credit...

Hawsons Partners complete a-26 mile hike for charity

On the 27th July 2019 Hawsons partners David Owens, Paul Wormald, Scott Sanderson, Pete Wilmer and Craig Burton all took part in a 26-mile hike in the Peak District raising over £1,700 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Macmillan Cancer Support is a service that helps...

Tax Rates 2019/2020

Tax Rates 2019/2020

Tax Rates 2019/20 We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax...

Spring Statement 2019

Spring Statement 2019

Spring Statement 2019 Amidst all the Brexit debates, the Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March 2019. In his speech the Chancellor provided an update on the economy and responded to the Office for Budget Responsibility...