Some of the breweries they work with

Understanding the opportunities and challenges of breweries

About Johnston Carmichael

With a team of over 800 who act for over 16,000 businesses across 13 offices, including London, JC has extensive experience of working with over 400 food & drink companies across the UK and indeed those expanding internationally. Headed up by one of their partners, Adam Hardie, their brewing team regularly help breweries with their strategy, accounting & tax matters, customs & excise queries, and more. They also advise on growth funding and can make introductions to their investor network to help you raise the bar and scale your business. Click the button below to read more about their brewing expertise.

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Support for BrewBroker members

Their partnership with BrewBroker means that they’re here to help. They do that in a few ways:

BrewBroker RoundTable: With craft brewery owners, investors and other business leaders, this is a quarterly event currently by Zoom. The agenda is driven by those around the table sharing opportunities, challenges and best practice. They’ll discuss topics such as current brewing trends, branding, exports, on trade, direct to consumer (“D2C”) and growth funding.

*Only available to BrewBroker subscribers

Freephone Brewers’ Hopline: This free accounting & tax helpline helps brewery owners make better business decisions. Simply pick up the phone and talk to one of their experts about a wide range of licensing and HMRC issues.

Meet The Brewers’ Accountants: 1 hour free of charge for a 1:1 video meeting. What you discuss is up to you, but topics they typically cover include:

  • Xero and other bookkeeping accounting software
  • Year-end accounts and company tax returns
  • Small Brewers Relief, Customs & Excise Queries, HMRC and VAT
  • Tax Efficient Investment, (SEIS and EIS)
  • Payroll and company secretarial
  • Business plans, funding plans, pitch decks and forecasts
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    Further information

    Johnston Carmichael know that for you it’s about creating the best beer, but for them, it’s about giving the best accountancy, tax and business advice - expertise in every last drop. Get in touch on the button below.