Empowering Your Business and Family:
Tailored Advice from Trusted Accountants

Chartered Accountants in Banbury, Birmingham, Kettering and London

At Ellacotts we realise that accounting, tax and business advice is different for everyone. We are committed to working with our clients to develop solutions tailored to their specific circumstances and designed to enable their success. Ranging from owner-managed businesses looking to start out or grow, individual’s planning their family’s future, to multinational organisations with audit needs, our clients each have very specific requirements. Our specialist accounting, tax and financial advice teams in Banbury, Birmingham, Kettering and London are dedicated to helping them achieve their objectives at every stage in their journey.

Delivering Solutions | Enabling Success

Whether you are an individual, a large firm, a small business or you want to start a business, get in touch to find out how we can help you.

Online accounting

Our online accounting solutions will transform the way you run your business, from automating time-consuming tasks, having access to your finances 24/7, to in depth reporting to empower you to make informed business decisions.

You & your family

Whatever stage of life you are at, we can provide tailored financial advice to your circumstances. Ellacotts can help you plan for the future and enable you to make the best decisions for you and your family.

Business services

We can provide specialist accounting, taxation, assurance and business advice amongst other business services to enable your company to grow and maximise its potential.

Who we help

Ellacotts provides a full range of high quality services across the board. However, over the years we have developed particular expertise in a number of specialist sectors.


Farming & agriculture


Professional & consultancy

Building & construction


Equine & bloodstock


Property & development


Why Invest in a Pension?

We have seen relatively higher profits from farming over recent years, although do appreciate that profits are now reducing as a result of commodity prices coming down. Pension contributions have provided a means of reducing income tax liabilities, and will still be relevant when contribution with reliefs such as farmers’ averaging.

How will the Basis Period Reform affect your business?

The “Basis Period Reform” is something that has been on the horizon for several years now but with the 2023/24 tax year being the transitional year, actions now need to start being taken. From the 2024/25 tax year, all unincorporated businesses will be required to...

What should I be doing with my assets?

There is not a one size fits all answer as to what to do with your assets to pass down to your loved ones. Everyone’s situation is unique, and as such should be considered separately when it comes to estate planning.

Blakesley Show 2024

We are exhibiting at the Blakesley Show on Saturday 7 August 2021 at Blakesley Heath Farm in Maidford. Come and say hello to our friendly team.

What our clients say

“Friars Academy has worked with Ellacotts since 2013 during that time their assistance has been invaluable to the Academy.”

Carol White, Business Manager, Friars Academy

What our clients say

“They’re very enthusiastic and forward thinking, especially concerning tax matters, which has been a big saving to our company and our family.”

Richard Hartley, Richard Hartley Ltd

What our clients say

“They have been efficient and proactive, particularly in meeting deadlines, and provide a professional service.”

Kevin Matthews, Finance Director, Cherwell Valley Silos Limited

Our team

Our people are our most important asset and we place great importance on professional and personal development. We therefore have highly qualified teams of specialists providing only the highest level of advice and service. 

David Stevens

Managing Partner


Claire Lea

Tax Partner


Charlotte Toemaes (née Houghton)



Chris Slatter

Wealth Planning Director


Giles Nunn

Head of People and Innovation


Kerry O'Reilley




We run a number of informative seminars throughout the year as well as attending and sponsoring many different shows. Take a look at what is coming up.

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Our accreditations

We are proud to be a Top 100 Accountancy firm as ranked by the Accountancy Age 2019 survey. We are active members of AGN and the UK200Group and hold Investors In People Silver. We are a Xero Platinum Partner and are committed to helping our clients in the transition to Making Tax Digital. 

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