Foot & Ellis-Smith – Brentwood, Essex

Foot & Ellis Smith, accountants in Brentwood,  specialise in small businesses where they believe that they can make a difference to the business owners.  Although they have recently been taken over by the son of the original owner they continue to offer excellent advice and first class service to their many local business and personal clients in the local community.


One of the more specialist services that they provide is a  direct payments payroll service for personal assistants (PAs), whether they are employed directly by by the client or through an agency. They can even hold the personal health budget on client’s behalf to ensure it is safeguarded if desired.  This is a simple way to obey the rules that you must follow if you are in receipt of rirect payments from social services that include keeping records and acting as an employer to the personal assistant that is providing you with care.  More information about this service is on this link.

GKA Accountants & Taxation Advisors – Wickford, Essex

GKA Accountants Ltd, based in Wickford, Essex, was established in 2005 and have build a reputation for giving an excellent service for their personal and business clients.

Although based in Wickford they have many clients across the UK and service businesses of all sizes across many industry sectors, such as :

  • Construction;
  • IT contractors;
  • Manufacturing;
  • Professions;
  • Retailing; and
  • the Service sector.

GKA’s expert team are available to assist clients with their business and personal affairs in a tax efficient manner, by offering guidance and advice across a wide range of financial issues. Their success over the years has been as a result of attention to the individual needs of their clients, which is why their clients have remained with them and recommended GKA to their colleagues.

Michael Payne & Co LLP – Colchester, Essex

Michael Payne & Co LLP is a firm of local Chartered Certified Accountants based in both Colchester and Harwich, Essex that offers accounts, taxation and business advise and support services to a wide range of businesses and individuals in the local area of north east Essex.

Having been established in 1982 they have been doing this for over 30 years and have a reputation for giving both a first class service and excellent advice to their clients.

Although they have clients in many industry sectors they have special knowledge of the accountancy and tax needs of :-

  • The construction industry;
  • manufacturing;
  • retailers;
  • service charge accounting;
  • small & medium limited companies; and
  • small and medium sole traders and partnerships.

As well as providing the traditional accounting and tax services to their clients Michael Payne & Co can also give advice on how to improve and develop their clients businesses including access to corporate finance or specialist tax advice.


Weir Associates – Saffron Walden, Essex

Weir Associates are a firm of  Accountants based in Great Chesterford, near Saffron Walden that have a passion for helping smaller businesses grow and succeed.

They believe that it’s essential to know exactly where your business is today  and not have to wait for a few months after the year-end.  By knowing how you are doing today you can plan for tomorrow.

As CIMA registered accountants Weir offer a comprehensive range of services meaning they can use their expertise to advise clients about accounting, taxation, cloud accounting systems and even business management.  They are also able to offer part-time and interim resources if you need some in-house support.



Barker Kelly Associates Ltd – Stanford Le Hope, Essex

Barker Kelly Associates Ltd are accountants in Stanford Le Hope, Essex that was established in 2005 and now serve clients both locally and nationally.

Their expert team help clients manage both business and personal affairs in a tax efficient manner no matter what their size or industry sector.  For example, the list below is just a small selection of the sectors that BKA have experience in :

  • Buy to let landlords;
  • Construction;
  • IT contractors;
  • Management consultants; and
  • Transport.

They have a high client retention rate which they put down the the attention given to the individual needs of their clients and their reputation for giving a 1st class service and great advice while also working closely with the clients.

Andreetti & Co – Billericay, Essex

Andreetti & Co is a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants based in Billericay, Essex that provided accounts, taxation and business advisory & support services to a wide range of businesses and individuals not only in the Billericay area but further afield in Essex and North East London.

Established in the year 2000 by Vicki Andreetti, they have built an enviable reputation for providing both excellent advice and a first class service to their business (who include both large and small firms) and personal clients alike.

They have clients across many industry sectors including :

  • the automotive industry;
  • the construction industry;
  • retailers and
  • the service sector