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Chartered Accountants in Banbury, 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, 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


Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme, HMRC’s online service for SME’s to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) paid to employees during the coronavirus, launched on Tuesday 26 May. To be eligible for the scheme, employers must have had fewer than 250 employees...

Lifetime ISA withdrawal charge reduced to 20% until April 2021

In order to help savers withdraw funds for a purpose other than house purchase, the government have reduced the Lifetime ISA (LISA) withdrawal charge from 25% to 20%. This new charge applies from 6 March 2020 until 5 April 2021 and is designed to help savers who have...

Support for dairy farmers during the coronavirus

In order to further support the dairy industry during the Coronavirus pandemic, the government announced on Wednesday 6 May that a new fund would be available for eligible dairy farmers to access up to £10,000 each. The fund is designed to cover 70% of dairy farmers...

Temporary VAT zero rating of personal protective equipment

From Friday 1 May, there is a 3 month temporary VAT zero rating on personal protective equipment (PPE). This is to help companies who are purchasing increasing amounts of PPE to protect front line workers from the coronavirus. The new rules will help sectors, such as...

Important upcoming tax deadlines

We’ve put together a timeline of the most important tax deadlines that you need to be aware of in our Ellacotts Tax Calendar: 1 April 2020 - UK residents who dispose of UK residential property now need to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and submit CGT returns, within 30...

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



Charlotte Toemaes (née Houghton)




Chris Slatter

Independent Financial Adviser



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 2018 survey. We are active members of IAPA 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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