Down to earth business advisors and chartered accountants, we get a buzz from spotting an issue and then fixing it. We’re confident we can fix just about anything because our team includes specialists in tax, IHT, pensions and investments, probate, selling and acquiring businesses as well as hands on, day to day operational support from our accounts, audit and payroll teams. And in a year when Covid was the biggest issue we all faced, we have provided steadfast support for our clients throughout. You can see our Covid operating procedures here.
We identify issues and fix them and we won’t give up until we do. We won’t waffle or baffle. We don’t like wasting time or money either, so we won’t waste yours.
No marketing hype, just all the help you and your business need in one place.
Get all the help you and your business needs. Get it in one place, from a team big enough to have the specialists you need but small enough to know you well. You won’t outgrow us and we give joined up advice.
Tell us your plans and the challenges you face. We’ll give you options. Well rounded, integrated solutions that deliver on your plans for you and your business. Services include:
- Tax planning for you and your business
- Pension & investment planning
- Selling or buying a business
- Wills & probate services
Supplies made by the hospitality industry that have been subject to a 5% VAT rate since July 2020, will become liable to 12.5% VAT between 1 October 2021 and 31 March 2022.
Experienced, qualified, certified, regulated and continuously professionally developed, we have the capability and capacity to take care of you and your business. We can tell you all of that, but what matters most is whether our clients would recommend us to you. Here’s what they have to say.
“We have been working with Bates Weston for over ten years. They have provided fantastic support and when necessary acted as a critical friend. Over the past couple of years, during a very challenging time for charities, Bates Weston have been there to provide the…
“Bates Weston are a very good firm to deal with especially Mr Anthony Potter if you can get him to take on your account he will be a massive help. He is everything you need in an accountant. He tells it straight and is always fair on costs.”
“My relationship with Bates Weston goes back 50 years as of March this year. In a world of change they have managed to maintain their personal, direct, competent style where the needs of their clients are their priority. Great on-going service.”
Employee spotlight: What's it like to work at Bates Weston
“It’s great! It’s the people really. It’s a friendly place and I know everyone here. There’s plenty of variety in my work too. Different clients. Different sizes of business. I get to help my clients and build my experience too.”