Chantrey Vellacott

We are one of the UK’s oldest providers of accounting and taxation services.  Established in 1788, we combine our many years of experience with progressive thinking and a willingness to embrace new technologies and techniques.

Known for our commitment to building strong relationships, we are large enough to supply a vast spectrum of services yet small enough to ensure we deliver personalised advice.

With specialist partners leading every team and acting as the principal point of contact, a wealth of knowledge and experience is always readily available. We assist individuals and companies, including owner managed businesses, listed companies and not for profit organisations, from a range of sectors, so if you have a question we would love to hear from you.

What our clients say
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Westminster Plc

“Chantrey Vellacott was appointed as our group auditor and tax adviser for our year ended 31 December 2012 in February 2013, replacing Grant Thornton. Our business is a fast growing AIM listed multi-national group,... More

Ian Selby
Finance Director
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Unite the Union

“Following the merger between Amicus and the Transport and General Workers Union to form Unite the Union, we retained both union’s auditors. After this initial period we concluded that Chantrey Vellacott was best suited... More

Mark Chiverton
Head of Management Accounting
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Ashford & St Peters NHS Foundation Trust

“Two years ago, the Trust required some additional support for Information Governance. Chantrey Vellacott stepped in to the fray and continued to provide support over a two-year period. The level of support was excellent.... More

Laura Ellis-Philip
Head of Informatics Programme
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Spurgeons

“Chantrey Vellacott worked with senior management to produce an effective brief, undertook detailed investigation with relevant staff and delivered a concise report for the Finance Committee. The report highlighted action points and potential business... More

Ken Owst
Director of Finance
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Zytek Automotive

“We’d already made claims, although when Chantrey Vellacott came to see us they believed they could support us to earn back far more than we thought we were eligible for. After a full review... More

Kerry Diamond
Chief Financial Officer
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Avidity

“We appointed Chantrey Vellacott DFK in 2010 as our auditor and tax adviser. One of the initial key reasons for our decision was that they were part of the DFK network providing worldwide knowledge in... More

Surbjit Gogna
Finance Director
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CWU

“The course was extremely user friendly for all officers and budget holders. The benefits in providing better understanding of the budget processes have proved invaluable in improving our financial management across the organisation.” More

Peter Metcalfe
Senior Policy Adviser
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University College London Union

“Going through the audit process with Chantrey Vellacott was very useful. Their staff were helpful and approachable, and they took time to understand our work. Their report was clear in identifying how we could improve... More

John Braime
Volunteering Manager
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CWU

“Four years ago Chantrey Vellacott helped us install a simple but effective online finance system for our branches to use. We are more than satisfied with the outcome in that we can now monitor,... More

Peter Metcalfe
Senior Policy Adviser
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CentraStage

“As a software start-up in a challenging climate, cash is critical for CentraStage. Our regular accountants were aware of R&D tax credits but did not have the depth of knowledge and experience that Chantrey... More

Christian Nagele
Managing Director
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