Certax – North England

Certax are a group of Accountants and Tax Advisers with 7 offices in the North of England with locations including Barnsley, Bradford, Darlington, Leeds, Wakefield and the Wirral.

Each of the offices offers a similar service with many of them being aimed at  family owned and smaller businesses and individuals that need tax advice or accountancy services and all of them offering professional and personal service designed to meet the needs of all of their clients. 

Totally Balanced Ltd – Coalville, Leicestershire

Totally Balanced Ltd is a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants in Coalville, Leicestershire that has clients in local towns such as Loughborough, Shepshed, Ibstock and Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

They were established in 2004 by Lisa Collins who decided to set up her own accountancy practice after the birth of her son in 2003.  Lise had qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1996.

Totally Balanced have many clients in the local community and help businesses of all sizes across many industry sectors including :-

  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Professionals
  • Retailing
  • Services

According to their website they offer unlimited telephone and email support and fixed fees while also providing a flexible personal service.

Elliotts Shah – Holborn, London, WC2

Elliotts Shah are an established firm of Chartered Accountants in Kingsway, London WC2 that service clients across the West End and further afield in London.

In addition to the normal accountancy and business advice services provided by all accountants Elliotts Shah specialise in solicitors and barristers accounts, charities and also act as travel agent accountants.

On their website they state “We charge a fair fee for our services in accordance with the terms of engagement. We believe in complete transparency and provide accurate data (if required) on hours worked and expenses incurred (where agreed with our clients).”

Williams Giles – Sittingbourne, Kent

Williams Giles are a firm of Chartered Accountants in Sittingbourne, Kent that have clients across the region and in fact across the UK.

In addition to the normal accountancy and tax advice that many firms of accountants provide, Williams Giles provide specialist services to foster carers and independent foster care agencies located anywhere in the UK.  Looking at their website they are the first firm of foster care accountants that the author has seen and it seems that with the two different ways of accounting for the income that foster carers receive many carers would need an accountant that understands the special tax rules applied by HMRC here in the UK.