About us

Our priority is to deliver first class client service.

Our Directors, Charlotte Gibbs and David Jaques, share between them over forty years’ experience in the accountancy profession, so whatever your business or tax priorities are, Charlotte and David will have the experience and knowledge to take care of them.

Charlotte specialises in business planning & development, and in supporting our charity & voluntary sector clients, whilst David, our tax partner, enjoys tackling the toughest tax problems.

Charlotte and David are supported by chartered accountant Becky Board and our highly skilled team, whose expertise ranges from bookkeeping and payroll to the preparation of business start-up plans and complex charity or corporate accounts.

No matter what your accounting and taxation needs may be, rest assured that we can help.

Our Philosophy and Values

  • Professionalism, first and foremost
    We take great pride in applying the highest standards of professionalism in all that we do. All our team undertake regular training to make sure they are up to speed with the latest developments in the fast evolving world of tax law and practice.
  • Building success
    We are ICAEW Business Advisers as well as accountants. As part of your team we will apply the same skills and resources to your business needs as we do to our own. We will help you to maximise opportunities, overcome challenges, and troubleshoot problems. After all, we want your business to succeed as much as you do.
  • Size doesn’t matter
    It really doesn’t. You will enjoy the same level of service from us whether you’re a start-up business, a growing success story, an established business considering succession, or a hard pressed taxpayer struggling with self assessment. And as to our own size, let’s put it this way: we’re big enough to solve your tax and business problems, but small enough to remember your name when you call.
  • Certainty over costs
    Our goal is to offer high value, cost effective services. We understand that you need certainty over costs and accordingly provide most of our services at a competitive fixed fee, agreed with you in advance. What we will never do is compromise on quality for the sake of cost. As Red Adair famously said: “If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur”.
  • Doing what we say
    We make and fulfil commitments, meet deadlines, and accept responsibility for our actions. When we make promises, we keep them. If for any reason we are unable to meet your expectations we will tell you so and explain the reasons frankly and honestly. And that is a promise.
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