The Beaulieu Estate appoints Saffery Champness

Jan 18, 2019

The Beaulieu Estate appoints Saffery Champness

Saffery Champness LLP has been appointed as accountants to the Beaulieu Estate, a prestigious Hampshire based family attraction.

Saffery Champness’ audit senior manager Nigel Ballard explained, “We are delighted to have been appointed to provide pro-active accountancy and taxation advice to Beaulieu Enterprises Ltd – the Estate’s commercial organisation, as well as the National Motor Museum Trust and Countryside Education Trust charities.  Beaulieu is such a distinctive and prominent family visitor attraction and we’re extremely proud to be working with them. Steeped in history, it is one of the leading visitor attractions in the UK and well renowned with both locals and tourists, boasting a world-famous collection of vehicles.”

Nigel continued, “Saffery Champness enjoys a wealth of experience in the not-for-profit and landed estate sector and is looking forward to supporting them in the compliance, audit and taxation side of their businesses.  By providing a bespoke service we will be helping them to achieve their ambitious objectives and aims.”

Beaulieu Organisations are a collection of independent legal entities that all sit within the Beaulieu Estate, which spans over 7,000 acres, located in the heart of the New Forest National Park.  Beaulieu has been owned by the Montagu Family for over four centuries, and has a rich history dating back over 800 years.  The Group of organisations are split into three separate entities, those being a limited company and two charities.  

Beaulieu Financial Director Phil Johnson commented, “We are delighted to be working with Saffery Champness as our new audit partners. Their experience, breadth of service and local presence will be an aid to both our staff and trustees in taking us forward in our work for Beaulieu Enterprises Limited, The National Motor Museum Trust and Countryside Education Trust.” 

About Saffery Champness LLPSaffery Champness LLP is the 12th largest firm of chartered accountants in the UK (by fee income), providing specialist advice to a wide range of professional practices, entrepreneurs, private clients individuals, and not-for-profit organisations.

For 160 years, the firm’s success has been founded upon providing clients with a genuinely partner-led service, and working with them to create bespoke solutions that help them to achieve their personal and business objectives.

Saffery Champness has almost 70 partners and nearly 600 staff in the UK, across nine offices, plus a presence in Guernsey, Geneva and Zurich, with 140 directors and staff based outside the UK.

Saffery Champness is also a member of the Nexia International network (Nexia). Nexia is a leading, global network of independent accounting and consulting firms, spanning over 120 countries.

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