James Todd and Co, Lewes, East Sussex

James Todd & Co are an experienced firm of Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors with offices in both Lewes, East Sussex and Chichester. As a firm they have many years of knowledge and experience of helping business owners to develop successful businesses and to realise their dreams and financial aspirations.

Although based on the south coast of England they work with a variety of businesses – which are mainly small and medium-sized, and mostly owner-managed, businesses and work with many franchises such as McDonalds, Dominos and Bodyshop, to name a few as well as individuals, not only in Lewes and Chichester but also throughout the whole of the South of England, including East Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex, Kent, London and the Isle of Wight.

They are so confident of their services that they are one of the few firms of accountants that the author has found in his browsing of the web that says “If you are not satisfied with our services in the first year and choose to change advisors, we will reimburse you for our accounts preparation costs” (on their “what we promise page“).  This seems to back up their promise that “We promise to give you the right advice at the right time to help you make the right decisions. We strive for excellence and to provide a service that you can completely trust.

Blue Spire Accountants (Brighton) – Brighton, East Sussex

Blue Spire (Brighton) are a firm of accountants with offices in both Brighton and Chichester that supply their clients with professional, efficient and cost effective accountancy, taxation, finance outsourcing and business advice services.

They have a team of over 30 friendly, proactive and experienced specialists  that can help their clients with a wide range of accountancy, tax and business issues including starting a business, tax planning, general accountancy, business valuation, business recovery, and even overseas and foreign tax issues.

As well as working for individuals and businesses, Blue Spire have a lot of experience in helping charities, pension schemes and even student unions, all of which have stringent accounting and reporting requirements.

MVL Business Services – Battle, East Sussex

MVL Business Services (a trading name of MVL Financials), accountants in Battle, East Sussex, was formed in 1994 and in the following 20 years have developed a reputation for giving excellent advice and service to their clients no matter if they are personal or business.

They have many clients in the local area covering all sizes and industry sectors including, but not limited to :-

  • agriculture;
  • the construction industry;
  • manufacturing;
  • the professions;
  • retailing; and
  • the service sector

As you might expect, as a firm of accountants they can provide all the traditional accounting and tax services.  Having said that, many of their staff have specialisms meaning that they can help clients with those “odd” questions and problems such as access to finance, specialist tax advice or help with business strategies, that crop up from time to time, no matter what the size or sector of the client.

Knill James – Lewes, East Sussex

Knill James are a well-established and highly respected firm of accountants based in Lewes in East Sussex that provides accountancy and business services to businesses in the Lewes, Brighton, the Gatwick Diamond area and throughout the South East.

Their expertise in minimising tax and your paperwork, along with giving great advice on how to grow your business has made them one of the region’s top firms. Providing a concentrated central source of financial expertise for individuals, small businesses, large businesses and professional practices in Lewes and the surrounding area means that they are in a good position to help you get the very best out of your business.

Aequitas – Horam, East Sussex

Aequitas is a modern forward thinking company of accountants in Horam, East Sussex, that offer a variety of services predominantly to owner managed businesses from their out of town offices. As well as general accountancy and tax skills, Aequitas’s  directors also have individual specialist skills which enable them to provide clients with a first class service. With their wealth of experience they pride themselves on delivering an unparalleled service to all clients, whatever their size or sector. In addition to traditional accounting and tax services they also provide advice on how to improve and develop your business. Whether you need an integrated business strategy, access to corporate finance or specialist tax advice Aequitas are here to help you achieve your goals by offering practical solutions that lead to tangible results.

Savoir Faire Accounting Ltd – Eastbourne, East Sussex

Savoir Faire Accounting Ltd is a firm of Eastbourne Accountants that specialise in providing accountancy, taxation and business support to:

  • businesses in the UK
  • overseas businesses setting up operations to the UK.
  • UK residents and businesses about living, exporting and business in France

As you will see from their website they offer services to businesses thinking about exporting to France (including guidance about VAT; providing services to French customers and using French websites), setting up a business in France as well as individuals that are thinking of either emigrating to France or buying a second home in France.

Conversely,  they also provide support and advice to French companies that have branches and subsidiaries in the UK, or they say on their website “Savoir Faire Accounting offre son soutien aux sociétés françaises qui disposent de succursales et de filiales au Royaume-Uni.”