At Collards we have a close working relationship with our clients which enables us to better understand their financial affairs. We ensure that our clients are able to comply with all statutory regulations as well as advising on tax and business planning.

We cover a wide range of business and other activities including manufacturers, media, retailers, wholesalers, publishers, sports clubs, charities, television personalities and designers.


For many clients we provide accounting and book-keeping support. This may be a full service producing monthly or quarterly accounts, or a less hands on, review type role that assists our audit role and provides confidence in the accuracy of the clients’ financial information.


We are registered auditors and carry out audits for all manner of clients, both large and small. We see our audit role as not just a statutory one but one that allows us to advise our clients on all aspects of their accounting system and finances, allowing us to provide them with value for money from our audit work.

Tax - corporate

We prepare tax computations and returns for all our business clients. Our strong knowledge and experience of tax allows us to provide our clients with advice on many tax saving opportunities. In the current business environment these opportunities have become more extensive.

Tax - personal

For personal clients, the prompt preparation of tax returns and advice as to the amount and timing of tax payments allows them to sleep peacefully at night!

Often simple, straight-forward advice is what is required to satisfy their tax needs. We also advise on the many aspects of personal tax planning including capital gains tax and inheritance tax.

National Insurance

With the ever increasing burden of National Insurance Contributions, we are able to assist out clients in minimising this burden, through prudent planning.


We have expertise in the Charities Sector and look after a number of not-for-profit organisations.


We have a payroll department which deals with payrolls large and small. Our services include the timely production of payslips as well as the completion of all the relevant payroll forms, including P35’s and P11D’s.

Business advice

We believe that accountants, through their provision of day-to-day services, are in a unique position to view clients’ businesses. As part of our service we provide advice that can directly assist our clients to develop their business and increase profits.

Corporate Finance

We deal with all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including the valuation of companies, due diligence for acquisitions and management buy-outs.