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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.

Academies

Farming & agriculture

International

Professional & consultancy

Building & construction

Charities

Equine & bloodstock

Healthcare

Property & development

Budget 2021 summary

Budget 2021 summary

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered a Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021 with COVID in mind to “protect jobs and livelihoods”.

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News

The UK subsidiary audit exemption for EEA Parents

Are you impacted by the recent Brexit changes to the parent company guarantee audit exemption?

For period’s commencing on or after 1 January 2021, UK subsidiaries of a parent company registered in the European Economic Area (‘EEA’), will no longer be able to take advantage of the parent company guarantee to exempt the UK subsidiary from an audit.

A rural view on the 2021 Autumn Budget

With the farming industry undergoing mass reforms and increased pressures as the Basic Payment Scheme is phased out, the Chancellor’s latest Budget statement was eagerly awaited.  In the end, the farming sector was largely overlooked, with the focus being on a new post -COVID economy of fiscal stability.

Time for some business housekeeping?

Winter evenings or perhaps hours spent on a tractor can give time for thoughts and discussions regarding business structure and succession planning. The team at Ellacotts collectively have decades of experience in handling transitions in business management and land ownership with our farming and landowning clients.

Furnished holiday lets

In the current economic crisis, if you are thinking about how you can improve your household income, you may wish to consider a furnished holiday let (FHL).

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

David Stevens

Managing Partner

Banbury

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John Thame

Senior Partner

Kettering

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Charlotte Toemaes (née Houghton)

Partner

Banbury

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Joanne Wright

Partner

Kettering

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Chris Slatter

Independent Financial Adviser

Banbury

Events

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.

Our Charity of the Year is: 

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 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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