Tailored advice for your
business and your family

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


Tax changes for overseas landlords with UK land and property

If you own a non-resident landlord (NRL) company with property in the UK, you will need to be aware of new tax changes coming in April 2020. From 6 April 2020, any non-resident landlord (NRL) company with a UK property business will pay Corporation Tax instead of...

End of year tax planning: Use your allowances before 5 April 2020

The UK tax year ends on 5 April 2020 and so February and March can provide a last-minute chance to save some tax with a bit of careful end of year tax planning. We've put together ways to minimise your tax bill below. Additional rate taxpayers If you earn £100,000 or...

Trust registration changes are coming

New rules are coming into effect in 2020 meaning that all express trusts will need to be registered, whether or not they are liable to UK tax. Currently, you only have to register a trust if they have a relevant tax liability including, Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax,...

Changes to Making Tax Digital coming in April 2020

Making Tax Digital is intended to make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their affairs. If you were one of the thousands of businesses with £85,000+ turnover and you filed your VAT on HMRC’s Making Tax Digitals...

Tax relief on professional fees and subscriptions

Did you know that you are allowed to claim tax relief on your annual professional fees or subscriptions to some HMRC approved professional organisations? The costs are tax-deductible generally where you must have a membership to do your job or it is helpful for your...

Brexit: What happens now the UK has left the EU?

The leaders of the UK and the European Union (EU) signed the Withdrawal Agreement, and the UK finally left the EU on 31 January 2020. Brexit has only just begun. What happens now that the UK has left the EU? Even though we have officially left the EU, we are now in a...

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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