Certified Chartered Accountants in Essex

If you are looking to accelerate your business growth as a startup or experienced business owner, then speaking to one of our expert accountants is a great first step. At Ascott Blake, we are a team of chartered accountants helping businesses succeed in and around Essex. We provide specialist advice and services tailored to your business. Whether it’s tax support, financial management or general business accounting you’re after, we are here to help.

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Welcome to Ascott Blake, chartered accountants in Essex

Are you looking for local accountants in Essex who can take the strain of accounting and help you to achieve your business goals? Ascott Blake is a chartered accountant firm, serving businesses throughout Essex from our office just half an hour away.

Stationed northeast of the UK capital of London, on the county boundary with Essex, we’re a team of experienced professionals and members of ACCA – the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

What Ascott Blake can do for you!

Within our experienced and diverse team of accountants, we possess excellent all-round knowledge, enabling us to fulfil every accounting need of companies in Essex, including:

All of these services are brought to you by our team of experienced professionals, ensuring the ongoing compliance of your business accounts. Plus, with our flexible pricing system, we can tailor the provision of services to your personal needs.

Xero online accounting

Things have thankfully moved on since the huge paper trail created by traditional accountancy services of old. Today, software like Xero can revolutionise the efficiency of your accounts and help you keep a handle on your finances as you travel or work from different sites. And we might even save some trees while we’re at it!

Our experienced accountants have considerable expertise in helping businesses transition to using Xero Cloud accounting to manage their finances and can give you the support and advice to make the switch confidently.

From start-ups seeking ease of access and maximum efficiency, to established small businesses in search of a way to streamline their accounts and simplify processes, we’ve witnessed first-hand how much easier this clever, user-friendly software can make when it comes to managing your money. If you’re ready to make the digital leap, why not request a call back to discuss things further?

Tax accountants in Essex

Tax, and the various rules surrounding it, is often a source of great confusion for business owners. From VAT to corporation tax, tax planning and tax advice, our team will always have your back. We will help you to fully understand your tax liabilities, without the dreaded jargon.

We’ll help you navigate the pitfalls and ensure you only pay what you’re legally obliged to when it comes to your annual accounts or self-assessment for HMRC.

What’s more, we can offer savvy tax advice and actively save you money by identifying relevant deductions to make you more tax efficient.

Making Tax Digital (MTD)

Making Tax Digital for VAT is already live for most small businesses and will come in to force for income tax in April 2024. If you have questions about what is required of you under the new scheme, then we can offer sound guidance and ensure you are up to date with the latest rules and regulations.

If you are not yet equipped with the approved software required for Making Tax Digital, we can help you with the migration of your existing accounts or, to start from scratch.

CIS and Payroll services

If you’re a local construction company registered with the government’s Construction Industry Scheme seeking assistance with your payroll, we can provide a full service to prepare and submit it to HMRC and automate payslips. Our chartered certified accountants have a lot of experience in this area so why not contact us to find out more?

HR Consultancy

With our HR team, you’ll be in expert hands. We handle everything from onboarding new employees in the best and most efficient way to helping you retain your most talented staff members. Not only will we manage HR documentation and deal with any potential HR issues that may arise, but we’ll also provide a full range of HR services that can be tailored to your business’s specific needs.

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Chartered Accountants in Essex with heart!

Ascott Blake is a firm supporter of local business in Essex. We genuinely care about the business success of each and every one of our clients and the quality of service provided to them. Whether you are a limited company, small business or sole trader, or if you just need help with your yearly taxes, we are here to advise you.

Ready to work together to improve your profitability?

Ascott Blake are standing by to add value to your Essex based company as your accountants and business advisors all rolled into one.

Whether you’re considering moving from traditional accounting services to the cloud, have a tax conundrum or need guidance on taking your business to the next level, we can provide the assurance and professional know-how to help your Essex business thrive.

Our accountants help businesses in Essex big and small

There are many accountants that operate in Essex and indeed, the South of England, so you might be asking what sets us apart? We like to think it’s our customer-centred approach.

Our team of professional accountants are a dynamic, approachable bunch, motivated to give you the very best support and service. We pride ourselves on getting to know every client, helping them focus on their long-term vision for their business to assist them in the management of their finances and ultimately, help them thrive.

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