At Shipleys we work hard to help our clients thrive. Nobody understands your personal affairs or business like you do. So we invest the time to get to know you, your objectives and priorities to ensure the advice you get from us is just what you need.

What we can do for you

We offer accounting, audit and tax as well as a range of specialist services. Whether you’re in business or an individual, we can provide you with everything you need to keep your finances in order.

"Steve was instrumental in the two private placements which launched the original property business in 2005 and has been working with the Directors in a proactive manner since. His ability to work along side the auditors of the foreign subsidiaries and his no-nonsense approach to advice has proved valuable in ensuring the business has taken appropriate action in this difficult economic climate."

Chris Notham
Managing Director of Balkan Holdings, about Steve Foster

Shipleys has been working with us from the outset, advising on tax issues, carrying out audits and the necessary due diligence, and we see them as a valued partner.

Alhassan Goussous
Managing Director, MSAJ Pizza

“…prepared and filed tax credit claims with HMRC efficiently and we have received full claims…”

Steve Bainbridge and Karen Charlton
COO & Finance Manager, Dovetail Games

"As we get bigger we will face various new challenges. Shipleys is helping us to look at how we integrate new brands and making sure we do maintain good processes as we grow."

Ben Hammersley
Finance Director, Godrej UK

“A perfect balance between providing a networking opportunity and offering interesting learning through discussion and listening to others”

Our specialist

Our dedicated teams of sector specialists are experienced in dealing with the complex challenges and changing regulatory environments across a range of industries.

The sectors below constitute the majority of our practice, but this is by no means an exhaustive list of industry groups that we work with.

All Sectors


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Shipshape: Winter 2023/4

Our Winter 2023/4 Shipshape discusses end-of-year tax planning, different business share options, residential property sector issues and much more.
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Shipshape: Autumn 2023

Our Autumn Shipshape discusses ESG issues for SME agendas, the new audio-visual creative tax reliefs, new basis period rules, pension tax relief and much more.
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How Can We Help?

Want easier ways to manage your accounts? Got a tricky question about tax? Looking to grow your business? Get in touch and our team of experts will help.

Current Issues

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Counting down to the 2023/4 tax year-end

Some tax planning pointers to consider in the run-up to 5 April 2024.

Looking to the general election and potential fiscal changes

With the nation expected to go to the polls this year, and uncertainty around future tax policies, careful personal financial planning is important.
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Changes for research and development tax breaks

A brief breakdown of what to be aware of with the recent changes to research and development (R&D) tax relief.