Chartered, Certified, Accountants

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Emma Pickles Accountants are focused on providing hassle free, professional accounting services and the best financial advice to save you time and money!

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Growing a business and making it sustainable is a real challenge but it’s also very rewarding! Whatever your need, we’ll support you every step of the way.


We prepare timely end of year accounts for Sole Traders, Partnerships, LLPs and Limited Companies. We can help you analyse your profit or keep track of your businesses finances.



Tax returns can be confusing and time consuming, we prepare tax returns for Companies, Partnerships, Individuals and Trusts.


We can assist you in creating business plans and help you with tax planning. To maximise your benefit from the UK tax system and minimise your payments.


Day to day bookkeeping can be a burden on any business. We will manage your records on a monthly basis or can provide a one-off service to bring your records up to date so that you can continue the bookkeeping yourself.


We can manage your payroll for you. We will report to HMRC using Real Time Information (RTI) so you can be sure that your payroll is in safe hands.


We can also manage your CIS payments to subcontractors, providing you with statements of payments and deductions to give to your sub contractors and filing the monthly CIS returns with HMRC.

Company Formations

If you’re a startup business or thinking of changing from a Sole Trader or Partnership business to a Limited Company, talk to us us first. We can liaise with Companies House to get the company formed and all the statutory documents filed.


With HMRC investigations on the rise, it is so important not to become complacent. HMRC can spot check anyone, and they do.
Our protection service covers the cost of our services whilst working on your investigation should you have one.


If your business needs to submit VAT returns or be MTD compliant, we can help.


We believe you deserve more from accounting so whether your company works in Construction or Finance, Technology or Retail, Recruitment or Healthcare or any other business sector, we can help you!


You’ve got an established business and now you want to scale it or you have complications with HRMC, Payroll, Tax, VAT, Cash Flow etc, we’re here to advise you and manage your every need.


Running a business on your own can be daunting but with us by your side, providing professional accounting services and personalised advise and we can make things easy for you.

Supporting you and your business

Lets face it, accounting isn’t fun it can be a complicated minefield and when things go wrong it can be a costly, time consuming and stressful. We take the hassle away from you, we have been looking after people’s accounts since 2002 and established as a practice since 2012. As chartered certified accountants you can be sure your financial affairs are in good hand.

Sole Traders


Years Trading

Strong Team

Why are we different

We want your business to thrive! We offer all the accounting services you would expect from tax advise, managing payroll, bookkeeping and filing accounts but we do more. We can develop an effective business plan to manage your business goals and aspirations, we’ll show you how to simplify daily fanicial routines and we’ll show you hot to get the most out of your finances. We’re the accountants that help you sit back and relax!


Making Tax Digital (MTD) is mandatory for some VAT registered businesses. Our digital software takes care of all of your MTD requirements but it is open for everyone! With our support and the use of digital software, we can automate a ot of your day to day accounting chores giving you more time to focus on your business.

Tax Problems

You’re not in business but still have tax problems, whether it is a capital gain, rental income, dividends or other income over £100,000, you may have to complete a tax return. We can help.

HEAR From Our Clients

We work with hundreds of small to medium sized businesses, from sole-traders to established companies. Our clients enjoy our fresh approach the way we make accounting simple and thats why we have hundreds of satisfied clients!

Mrs P

"Our client is deeply grateful to Emma for her help and reported that she felt secure and comfortable knowing that Emma was dealing with her case professionally and she wasn’t being charged a huge amount for the service."

Mrs F

"As I move into this next phase I can do so knowing that I have you and the EPA team on my side, steering me in the right direction and making sure that everything is done correctly and on time."

Mr R

"Emma is a very honest and trustworthy person who takes great care in her work. I have a lot of time for Emma as I find her to be hardworking and diligent and she will always offer her time without question. Her accounting knowledge is first class and I would always recommend her to any person or organisation."


Tax if you divorce or separate

Tax if you divorce or separate

If you are a couple that is getting separated or divorced, apart from the emotional stress, there are also tax issues that can have significant implications. Whilst this is unlikely to be uppermost in your mind it is important that the tax

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Taxis: what is liable to VAT

Taxis: what is liable to VAT

HMRC sets out specific guidance regarding the application of VAT if you are in the taxi and private hire car trade. VAT Notice 700/25 – How VAT applies to taxis and private hire cars – applies.

Private hire cars include mini-cabs. The notice is

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