The senior team behind Champion Contractors have a wealth of customer service experience.
All individuals strive for excellence and pride themselves on their industry knowledge gained over 60 years' combined service.
Please see below for an insight into each of our Senior Team members.
Jim McMeekin - Director
Jim joined Champion in 2009 with a brief to firmly establish the Contractors Division within the freelance market sector. He has over 30 years' experience of providing services to contractors, fifteen of those with accountancy support businesses and fourteen years with a large engineering and technical recruitment company.
Reporting to the Champion board, Jim oversees all sales, marketing, operational, technical and customer/client care activities. He also provides high level legislative guidance and added value support to contractors, agencies and end-hirer organisations.
In his spare time, Jim enjoys playing sport, reading and travel.
Richard Allen - Senior Sales Manager
Richard joined Champion in 2010 and is responsible for managing sales opportunities associated to key accounts. He has seventeen years' experience of providing services to contractors, both in sales and account management roles.
Richard is responsible for growing Champion Contractors in the south of England and specialises in the fields of technology, engineering and healthcare. His role involves introducing the service to freelancers and agencies and developing lasting relationships with them.
Most of Richard's free time is taken up by his two young sons. When they aren't running him ragged he enjoys a game of golf, a good book and a large glass of red.
Chris Bloor - Compliance and Assurance Manager
Chris has more than twenty years’ experience within the contractor accountancy services sector and joined Champion in 2009 after completing roles with other similar providers as well as the banking industry.
The initial role for Chris was to assist in setting up processes that ensured our clients and partners received the highest level services and this was based on his understanding and experience of what contractors and recruitment agencies require from an accountancy service provider.
In his new role Chris is responsible for ensuring that Champion contractors continue to remain compliant in the ever evolving world of contractor payroll. He has built up extensive knowledge of industry related legislation such as IR35/Off-Payroll working which he uses to support our agency partners to add value and enhance knowledge & understanding throughout the supply chain.
When he is not working Chris spends time with his wife and new daughter, as well as trying to keep fit.