We deliver straight talking, practical tax & financial advice to business owners

Problem solving is our speciality

We deliver straight talking, practical tax & financial advice to business owners

Problem solving is our speciality

warning triangle Bates Weston covid-19 business support

Our business continues to be here to help yours.

We don’t claim to have all the answers, but we will help you to see your position more clearly and explain the options available to you.

Here’s a recap of our current operating procedures:

  • Most staff continue to work from home. Reception is manned to redirect calls & enquiries as necessary. Please note that we are open, but we can’t let you in! 
  • We are conducting most meetings by telephone or video but can meet you in person if you prefer. Get in touch to tell us what suits you best. 
  • Need to send us information? Do it digitally. Need help with that? Get in touch. 
  • Need to physically drop something off? Use the intercom & we will take the items from you, observing the strict 2m of safe social distance 

Our business support resource is regularly updated and we have been sending clients email updates too. If you haven’t been receiving them, please check your spam filters or let us know and we will add you to our mailing list.

We continue to be here to help you.

Please do email your usual Bates Weston contact to get in touch, our email addresses are on the website, or you can call us on 01332 365855

Go to our Covid-19 Business Support Page

Our Services

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.

Planning ahead

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:

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The basics

Get the basics right. Timesaving technology and real time advice give you a firm grip on your finances. 
Services include:

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We make great things happen

We listen, we understand, and we take away the growing pains that every business encounters. Finding solutions where others can’t.


We know our stuff and we make sure we know you and your business. We take the time to understand the issues you face right now and your plans for the future.

Like Minded

We run a business too. We’ve seen the problems businesses encounter and we’ve learned how to fix them.

Straight talking

No hype. No waffle. We tell it like it is. Practical help and guidance that let you get on with your plans.

Latest blogs

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We are open for business

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Eat Out to Help Out

Eat Out to Help Out

If your business sells food for immediate consumption on your premises, has a dining area for eat in meals and was registered as a food business with your Local Authority on or before 7 July, you can register to participate in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme from 13 July.

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Tax planning and asset protection

Tax planning and asset protection

In a time of economic uncertainty, thoughts turn to asset protection – protecting business assets should your business suffer and passing on personal assets to future generations.

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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.

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Joe Russo, Founder The Enthusiasm Trust, winner of Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2018

“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.”

Telford Housing

“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

Sinead McNamara

“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.”

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Services for all business sizes

All the help you need as your business grows. Call us to see how we can help.