Chris Hill

Partner, Sheffield

Chris acts as commercial partner for a wide range of corporate and non-corporate clients and has worked for Hawsons throughout his career. He is also responsible for maintaining technical standards throughout the firm and has extensive knowledge of grants available in the region.

He is a past President of the Sheffield and District Society of Chartered Accountants and Honorary Treasurer of Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust Limited.

Chris really enjoys watching England play rugby, but is now more often found watching his son play at Abbeydale.

Chris Hill

Partner, Sheffield

0114 266 7141

Chris’ recent articles


Boeing to open new manufacturing factory in Sheffield

It was recently announced that Boeing are to open a new factory, and the first in Europe, in Sheffield, and will be built alongside the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). Boeing are to work with AMRC to develop manufacturing...

Tony Nickson joins Hawsons as VAT Consultant

Hawsons are pleased to announce that Tony Nickson has joined the firm as a VAT Consultant. Tony was formerly a VAT Officer in Customs and Excise and then Higher Officer in HMRC. After 20 years of working in the VAT office, Tony has gained a wealth of knowledge of VAT...

Staff from Hawsons Endeavour to help!

On Friday 16 June, Hawsons staff enjoyed a day out helping the Sheffield based charity, Endeavour, by carrying out various tasks such as gardening, cleaning, stripping paint and even dismantling a canoe rack. Endeavour have been working with some of England's...

UK workers at risk as AI and robotic technology advances

Millions of UK workers - mainly those who work in retail and wholesale - are at risk from breakthroughs in AI and robotics, a recent report finds. In the next 15 years, 10 million or more UK workers could be at risk of being replaced by robots as the automation of...

Manufacturing 2017 Budget review and analysis

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented the last Spring Budget on Wednesday 8 March 2017. In his speech the Chancellor was keen to point out that he wanted the tax system to be fair, particularly in relation to the distinction between employed and self-employed...

Stephen Allender joins Hawsons as Senior Tax Manager

Hawsons are pleased to announce that Stephen Allender has joined the firm as a Senior Tax Manager. Stephen is a Chartered Tax Advisor and member of the Association of Taxation Technicians. He has worked in tax since 1997 having gained a wealth of experience working...

Manufacturing Autumn Statement 2016 review

Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Statement on Wednesday 23rd November 2016. His speech set out both tax and economic measures the government will implement. In this article, we summarise the key points arising from the Autumn Statement and focus on what the changes...

Hawsons fundraise for Children In Need with charity bake-off!

Across all of our three offices, Hawsons have been fundraising for Children In Need with a dress-down day as well as a charity bake-off.  A big thank you to all those who entered the baking competition which was judged by Hawsons' Healthcare Partner, Scott Sanderson...

Technological advancements in the manufacturing sector

The manufacturing sector is going through a technological revolution, with more and more businesses taking the plunge into investing in new technology. In this article, we look at the technologies that could have the greatest impact on factory environments. It is...

Manufacturing and engineering suffering skills shortage

According to an industry report, struggling to recruit skilled workers is one of the sectors key issues currently and, as a result, Britain's manufacturers are struggling to keep pace with global technology. Productivity growth will continue to be put at risk if a...

Grants for food and drink manufacturers in the East Midlands

Grants for food and drink manufacturers have been made available by 'The Food and Drink Forum' along with the FEAST project. 'The Food and Drink Forum' has secured funding for the next three years which offers a range of useful services. What are these services? There...

New polymer banknotes start circulation with £5 note

The 13th September marked the first day of the brand new polymer banknotes being issued. The £5 note is the first of the banknotes to be launched in England and Wales. The polymer made banknotes are much more durable than the old banknotes and can withstand getting...

Hawsons’ partners take part in international football tournament

Two of Hawsons partners, Simon Bladen and Scott Sanderson, took part in an International 'World Cup style' tournament in Paris, France, over the weekend Simon and Scott represented the UK team of HLB International - a worldwide network of independent professional...

Hawsons launch new exit planning service

Hawsons Chartered Accountants are pleased to announce the launch of a new exit planning service. The service is aimed at owner managed businesses looking to realise the maximum value of their business as they exit the business in the next 5 years. It puts a structure...

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