Read and Co – Yeovil, Somerset and Sherborne, Dorset

Read & Co. (the trading name of Derek L Read Ltd)  is a firm of Chartered Accountants with offices in both Martock (near Yeovil), Somerset and Sherborne, Dorset that was established in 1987 and has clients of all sizes in both local communities.

They have clients in many industry sectors including :-

  • Agriculture
  • Aviation
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Professions
  • Retail
  • Service industry

Their three partners have specialist skills that enable them to not only provide general accountancy, audit and tax services but also advice on how to improve and develop your business.  They pride themselves of giving a first class, unparalleled service to all their clients no matter their size.

Valued Accountancy Services – Consett, Co Durham and Gateshead

Valued Accountancy Services (the trading name of CB Business Consultants Ltd) are Accountants in Consett, County Durham, with an additional office in Gateshead.

They know exactly what business owners want from their accountant, why because we listen and care and understand how much of a difference an accountant can make to a business if they become a part of the organisations team.

Valued Accountancy have over 250 clients but restrict themselves to working with businesses with a turnover of under £6 million, this means that they are big enough to help  yet at the same time are  small enough to care about the service that they give to you and your business

Certax Accounting (Reigate) – Reigate, Surrey

Certax Accounting (Reigate) is run by Mark Robinson, a local Chartered Accountant who specialises in supporting small businesses and has over 18years experience in working both in industry and in practice.

Using his experience Mark can help you in your business from advice about starting up through to being self-employed or working as a limited company.

Although based in Reigate, Mark also covers Redhill, Horley, Dorking and the surrounding areas and in addition to providing the normal accountancy services (such as annual accounts, tax advice and planning, VAT advice and payroll services) can also act as a financial director or financial controller for your business either on an ad-hoc  basis or even as a regular service to match your needs.


Compass Accountants – Titchfield, Fareham – Hampshire

Compass Accountants are a firm of Chartered Accountants based in Titchfield near Fareham, Hampshire that are  dedicated to helping small businesses in their area grow and become more profitable.

The practice was established in 1981 and, since then, has developed a reputation for looking after and providing an all round service for a wide range of owner managed businesses.

Their existing client base is made up of a wide variety of businesses, professions, clubs and charitable organisations of many different sizes, as well as a large portfolio of private tax clients. These clients are largely based within the area from the New Forest up to Winchester, across to Alton, Godalming, Haslemere and Petersfield, down to Chichester and into Bognor Regis. However, they also act for a number of other clients that are further afield, including subsidiaries of overseas holding companies.

Sandcroft – Sawston, Cambridge

Sandcroft is a small approachable firm of Accountants based in Sawston, Cambridge that was established in 1990 and has grown through word of month to have 14 staff, over 200 business clients and complete over 500 self-assessment tax returns a year.

Their clients come from across the area with the majority of them coming from Cambridge, Ely, Newmarket and Sawston, but they also have clients on other locations in the region.

Their sister company Sandcroft Payroll Services runs over 400 payrolls for clients in the area and are a BACS approved bureau and are able to pay direct to your employees bank account thus reducing the risk of any errors and saving you time to get on with the  running your business.

Tesciuba Limited – Manchester

Tesciuba Ltd is  firm of Chartered Accountants in Manchester that was formed in 2001 by Tony Tesciuba (who qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1982).

Interestingly, Tony is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a fellow of the Institute of  Chartered Accountants and also a  Chartered Tax Adviser.  He accepts appointments as an arbitrator both by the parties directly and under the President’s Appointments Scheme of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.  He doesn’t accept any disputes that are purely construction related and is best suited to commercial disputes that involve accountancy or tax issues, business valuation or complex issues of quantum generally, such as:

  • Insurance, business interruption and other claims for loss of profit
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Price adjustment clauses in business sale contracts

Tony’s arbitration appointments have included:

  • A dispute involving the valuation of goodwill and work in progress in the dissolution accounts of a professional practice, including the legal interpretation of a poorly drafted partnership agreement.
  • A dispute between a Secretary of State and the participants in an industry adversely affected by legislation. The dispute involved issues of statutory interpretation, a substantial amount of valuation evidence and a contested point of law heard as a preliminary issue.
  • A claim for compensation under a statutory scheme.