Shipleys LLP
Chartered accountants and professional business advisers

Accounting and audit

We provide a range of services to help businesses comply with their statutory requirements.


Every business is required to keep proper records. We can help set up the right system to enable you to keep financial records of your business that give you accurate and useful management information, as well as allowing the statutory accounts to be produced in a timely and cost-effective way. The right system will vary, according to the needs of your business, from a simple handwritten cashbook or a spreadsheet to a fully integrated off-the-peg software package. We can assist you in the preparation of your financial statements to comply with specific legal requirements applicable to your industry or sector.


We audit financial statements to comply with the Companies Act, Charities Act and requirements of regulatory bodies such as the Financial Conduct Authority and Law Society. Constitutional documents or stakeholders may also require an audit to be performed, as may third parties such as potential providers of finance. We also audit a number of pension schemes with over £600 million in assets and more than 10,000 members.

Specific advice should be obtained before taking action, or refraining from taking action, on any of the subjects covered above.

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