ABOUT SMETHURST & Co LLP

Established in 1946, as Smethurst and Buckton, our aim has always been to provide a high quality professional service, with a personal, friendly approach.

We provide accountancy and taxation services for individuals and a wide range of businesses, which include limited companies, partnerships, sole traders, limited liability partnerships, charities, clubs and associations.

Smethurst & Buckton Team

DO YOU NEED TAX OR ACCOUNTANCY HELP?

OUR SERVICES

Accountancy & Business Advice

We can provide assistance to your business in many ways including the preparation of financial accounts, business plans, cash-flow forecasts and management information. Our business advice is based upon many years of experience and we are also regulated to advise on a range of investment business activities.

Audit

We are registered auditors, authorised and regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. In addition to statutory audits, we also provide specialist services which include the audit of charity accounts, solicitors, social clubs and associations and accounts requiring audit by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Taxation

We provide both compliance and tax planning services. Areas covered include personal tax, corporation tax, VAT, machine games duty, PAYE, national insurance, inheritance and capital gains tax.

Start-ups

We advise on all aspects of business start-up, including consideration of business structure, compilation of business plans and cash-flow forecasts, company formation and registration with HM Revenue & Customs.

Record Keeping

We offer ongoing administration support in the form of record-keeping, completion of VAT returns and CIS services, either by processing the information ourselves or providing training to enable our clients to maintain their own records.

Payroll Services

We provide a full bureau service which covers all aspects of payroll processing, including RTI, year-end reporting, pension auto-enrolment and construction industry returns. We also provide assistance to businesses who maintain their own payroll records.

MEET THE PARTNERS

Paul Gallant

Paul Gallant

Paul is the practice senior partner and has been with the firm for over 40 years. He has a sound knowledge of a vast range of businesses which include charities, the medical profession and farming. Paul is registered as an auditor with ICAEW.

Jenny Mulholland

Jenny Mulholland

Jenny joined the firm in 1987 after graduating from Warwick University, and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1991. After raising a family, she became a partner in 2007. Jenny has a wealth of experience in general practice, tax and is also registered as an auditor with ICAEW.

Lee Brown

Lee Brown

Lee joined the practice in 1989. He has almost 30 years’ experience of advising and assisting a wide variety of clients in accounts and taxation matters. He has in this time amassed extensive knowledge of businesses within the agricultural and motor trade sectors.

Helen Spauls

Helen Spauls

Helen joined the firm in 2000 and, after qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2007, carried on to qualify as a chartered tax advisor in 2008. She works closely with Paul and she also has a wide knowledge of tax and general practice. Helen is registered as an auditor with ICAEW.

Chloe Tams

Chloé Tams

Chloé joined the firm in 2006 and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2011. She has since qualifying gained extensive experience in many areas, with particular knowledge of charity accounts preparation and audit.

CONTACT SMETHURST & Co LLP

Address: 12 Abbey Road, Grimsby, DN32 0HL
Phone: +44 (0)1472 357125
Fax: +44 (0)1472 251473
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