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  • Opening hours

    Opening Hours:
    Monday to Friday
    9am to 5pm

  • Address

    629 Foxhall Road
    IP3 8NE

  • Services

    Compliance Services
    Support Services
    Business Start-Up
    Corporation tax services
    Personal Tax (including sole traders and partnerships)
    NI and PAYE
    HMRC Investigations
    Tax protection

Call us today: 01473 716650

Established over 25 years ago by its then founder, Staines & Co is an independent firm of Accountants and Business Advisors regulated by The Association of Accounting Technicians.

calculatorWe offer a clear and comprehensive range of accountancy and business advisory services to companies and individuals across many sectors.

If you are looking for a team of friendly, reliable and professional accountants who are willing to go that extra mile rather than just respond to queries as and when, to work with you to develop your business and help you succeed, we would be delighted to be of assistance.

These are standard minimum charges and any additional work or other work will be charged at the hourly rates shown subject to the level of staff required. All larger jobs will be charged at the standard on time costs at the appropriate hourly rate.

  • credit-cardsSupport Staff – £19.00 to £42.00 per hour plus VAT
  • Consultants – £90.00 per hour plus VAT
  • Director – £90.00 per hour plus VAT

Our Fees and Charges

Examples of our standard fees:

  • Individual Self Assessment Tax Return –  £120.00 plus VAT
  • Rental accounts per property –  £60.00 plus VAT
  • Sub-contractor / Taxi driver accounts and Tax Return – £275.00 plus VAT
  • Small company statutory accounts and CT600 Return –  £850.00 plus VAT
  • Company formations including all registrations – £260.00 plus VAT


Who We Are

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Mac had worked for the firm for 13 years before taking it over in 2006 following David Staines retirement. He has over 20 years of experience in the profession and specialises in helping clients in the property sector given his own personal experience and knowledge. Mac is licensed and regulated by the Association of Accounting Technicians

Client Managers

Roy Burrows FMAAT

Roy joined the firm in July 2006 from a top 10 firm of accountants. He has extensive experience in the preparation of accounts and taxation computation for sole traders, partnership and limited companies and general insolvency matters.

Jo Hopkins MAAT

Jo is AAT qualified with 20 years’ of accounting experience and previously worked at a top 10 firm of accountants. Jo has the expertise to help a wide range of clients operating as sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

Simon Sheppard MAAT, MATT

Simon joined the firm in 2007 after working at a top 10 firm for many years. Simon specialises in the payroll and personal taxation field. He has also obtained the AAT and ATT qualifications.

Mike Curtis

Mike joined the firm in 2001 after many years’ of experience within the financial services sector. Mike specialises in accounts and personal taxation affairs of sole traders and small unincorporated businesses.

Barry Maguire BA, MAAT, ACCA

Barry joined the firm in February 2011 having already gained three years experience at another accountancy practice. Barry has recently passed the ACCA qualification and is now a full member. He has experience of preparing accounts and tax returns for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

We are also supported by a dedicated and experienced support team.


Compliance & Business Support Services

Compliance Services

– Annual accounts preparation
– Company secretarial services
– Payroll procedures
– Tax returns

Business Start-up

– Advice on financing a new business
– Securing start-up funds
– Structuring of business
– Financial planning
– Development of management information systems

Support Services

– Management accounts and information
– Payroll advice
– Bookkeeping
– Budgets, business plans and forecasts
– Liaising with banks and institutions
– Sales ledger maintenance and debt collection

Taxation services

Corporate Tax Services

– Self-assessment
– Tax planning
– Inheritance tax and estate planning
– Trusts


– Returns
– Advice and compliance

Personal Tax (including sole traders and partnerships)

– Self-assessment
– Tax planning
– Inheritance tax and estate planning
– Trusts

HMRC Investigations

– Companies
– Sole traders and partnerships
– Individuals

tax protection

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