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.
We identify issues, fix them or plan to avoid 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
Puzzling over your tax return? As the tax deadline of 31 January looms, our thoughts turn to making sure our client’s tax affairs are in order and that they are taking all reasonable measures within the constraints of the tax system, to ensure that they minimise their...read more
Graham Buckell, Tax Partner at Bates Weston, explains the changes made to Principal Private Residence Relief (PPR) in the budget. "In his Budget speech, the Chancellor announced two changes to principal private residence relief. Both are due to come into effect from...read more
Cassandra Graham, Tax Manager at Bates Weston, considers the new conditions and restrictions on Entrepreneurs' Relief post Budget. The Budget 2018 brought in unforeseen changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief which turned a relatively straightforward piece of legislation...read more
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.”