Accountants Worcester

Accountants Worcester

Professional Chartered Accountants, Tax & Business Advisers in Worcester.

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Worcester Accountants

At Ballards LLP, we empower your business to flourish with our comprehensive and tailored accounting services. Our experienced team of Worcester accountants work closely with you to identify opportunities and create value, all under our partner-led approach. With our blend of traditional excellence and market leading technology, we offer a unique and compelling way to support businesses throughout Worcestershire and surrounding areas. 

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Audit & Assurance

Our mission is to deliver top-notch audit & assurance services with utmost precision and quality, ensuring your success.

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Get expert, comprehensive small business tax advice and assistance from our experienced advisers.

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Transaction Support

Our experts provide superior transaction support to help small businesses thrive.

Get in touch with our Worcester accountants for a free initial consultation.

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“Ballards are an exceptionally professional Accountants. I’ve worked with them as a contractor and used their services and can honestly fully recommend them. Whether you are considering using their accountancy services or joining their team as an employee, you will not be disappointed.”

“The team at Ballards have been providing professional services to our company for the past 9 years. The service has been excellent. Having highly competent trusted advisors like Ballards has allowed us to make decisions with confidence and focus on the business.”

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“Our experience of Ballards has shown us how well a fusion of old style “family values” can merge with bang up to date knowledge and thinking to create superb client service. As a family we are most impressed with the guidance and help we have received. A clever and resourceful group of people, with the human touch. Strongly recommended.”

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Accountants Worcester

Experience unparalleled small business accounting expertise with our partner-led services

Not sure where to begin? Let us guide you with a complimentary consultation. Our seasoned professionals are eager to equip you with all the information and guidance you need to start building a future-proofed business.


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Frequently Asked Questions

How can Ballards LLP support my small business?

Ballards LLP’s team of expert chartered accountants will help you keep track of your finances, stay on top of taxes and deductions and ensure that your books are in order. We also offer strategic business advice, audit & assurance and tax services, delivered using state of the art technology.

What is the benefit of having an accountant as a small business?

We can provide invaluable advice to help you grow your business and make sure it is compliant with all relevant laws and regulations. Ballards LLP will support you by providing tax services, creating financial reports and statements, advising you on financial decisions, and generally keeping your books in order, leaving you free to run the day-to-day.

What fees can I expect?

At Ballards LLP we understand each business is unique based on the complexity of your financial situation, the size of your business, and the level of expertise you need. Get in touch with Ballards today to determine the appropriate fee structure for your particular accounting needs.

Why should I talk to Ballards LLP?

At Ballards LLP we have the expertise and resources to provide valuable insights, ensure compliance with regulations, optimise your business finances, guide you on financial decisions, and help you make informed choices.

What services can Ballards LLP offer my small business?

We are an award-winning firm of chartered accountants that offers an integrated approach to accounts production, audit, taxation and strategic business advice. Get in touch with Ballards LLP today to help us understand your small business and get you in touch with a friendly member of our team.

How soon can Ballards give me a quote for accountancy?

To talk through your business requirements, or to simply Get in touch please enter your details in the form, or call us at 01905 794504. We will be happy to schedule you in for a free consultation.

Can Ballards LLP improve my cash flow?

We can help you improve cash flow by providing enhanced cash flow forecasting and analysing cash flow data, budgeting and strategy to help you make sharper business decisions. Get in touch with us today to speak to one of our consultants.

How can I ensure my business is compliant with relevant legislation and regulations?

At Ballards LLP we ensure your organisation remains entirely compliant with the financial, regulatory and statutory requirements for you, so you don’t have to. If you need assistance with compliancy, Get in touch with us for a free 30 minute consultation.

Can Ballards LLP help me with bookkeeping for my small business?

We offer expert bookkeeping and payroll services to help your business manage financial records and ensure compliance with relevant regulations. Get in touch with us to discuss the specific requirements to your small business and how we can support you.

What software does Ballards LLP use?

We are passionate about providing our clients with useful, up to date technology that supports their business. Ballards LLP are Certified Xero Advisors. Contact us today to discuss an online accounting strategy that works for your small business.

Book a free consultation today

If you’re a small business based in Worcester, book a consultation with Ballards LLP today. We offer tax advice and accounting services tailored to businesses of all sizes with competitive rates and a friendly team ready to listen to your needs.

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James Syree Ballards LLP

James Syree FCA

Partner & CEO

James is responsible for the overall running of the firm and works with a number of corporate clients and individuals across a number of sectors. He has a particular interest in technology and how the firm can automate as much of the compliance function in order to free up time to spend providing business and planning advice to clients. James oversees a number of large corporate audits but is equally comfortable supporting start ups. He has experience working with venture capitalist backed projects and private equity houses and is passionate about providing sensible, practical advice to business owners and leaders.

Mark Skellum Ballards LLP

Mark Skellum FCA

Partner & CFO

Prior to working with the firm, Mark spent time working with a number of national and international accountancy firms managing a portfolio of large audit clients. He soon realised that he wanted to work closer with business owners and provide a more personal service delivering timely strategic advice. Mark is an expert in business structuring for operational and tax efficiencies. Mark is also a Head of our specialist Healthcare offering in which he works with a number of private consultants and GP surgeries as well as larger corporate healthcare entities such as Super Partnerships and federated entities. Mark is widely recognised as one of the region’s leading authorities on accountancy within the medical sector.

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Ben Allman FCA CTA

Partner & COO

Ben works closely with Owner Manager Businesses across the region. He is known for having a very hands on approach and providing tailored services. He is an expert in cloud accounting using software such as Xero and Quickbooks to provide clients with real time management information to support sound decision making. Ben is both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor which provides an added dimension to strategic discussions. Ben also heads up the firm’s Agribusiness offering which supports clients varying from rural estates and farming families to large corporate agricultural manufacturers and distributors.

Matthew Watson Ballards LLP

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Matthew is a second generation dedicated healthcare accountant. As a Head of our Healthcare offering, there are few if any that have more experience than Matthew in this area from an accounting and strategic advice point of view. He works with a large number of GP surgeries, hundreds of medical consultants and Directors and a number of corporate healthcare entities such as federations and Super Partnerships. Matthew works closely with Practice Managers and is very hands on with his approach. He particularly enjoys getting under then skin of clients and supporting strategic planning and streamlining clients internal processes. Matthew is both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor.

James Maynell Ballards LLP

James Maynell FCA


James joined the firm from global accountancy firm Ernst & Young where he worked on operational and transactional projects with large national and international entities as well as private equity houses. He now works with clients on a range of operational objectives including, sales and purchases, KPI monitoring and uplift, efficiencies, cost reduction and structuring. James is comfortable providing these services as a package or stand alone projects to SMEs and large corporates alike.

Steve Jones Ballards LLP

Steven Jones MCIM

Business Development Partner & CMO

Steven is a partner with the firm and oversees all sales and marketing activities. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and also deals with new client engagement and onboarding. He has a particular interest in digital marketing and often supports clients with their own marketing plans and strategies. Steven also oversees new product development within the firm, diversification, commercial partnerships and client communications.

Ben Powell Ballards LLP

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Partner & CTO

Ben is a partner and Chief Technical Officer for the firm. He is recognised across the region as one of the sector’s most technical accountants gaining prizes from both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (and is also qualified in both disciplines). Ben works with a varied range of clients including Owner Managed Businesses, large corporates and private clients. He is also one of our leads within the Healthcare team working with GPs, surgeries and corporate healthcare businesses. Ben has advanced experience of systems implementation and is one of the firm’s leads on cloud accounting.

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Krista Woodman ATT CTA

Tax Partner - Head of Private Client

Having qualified with the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) in 1996 and the Chartered Institute of Tax (CTA) in 1998, Krista has approaching 25 years post qualification experience in advising in tax. This experience has been attained in a variety of firms including Big 4, trust companies and wealth management firms. Her unusual and varied background, both inside and outside of the tax world, helps her to bring a different perspective and understanding to challenges faced by her clients.

Phil Waller Ballards LLP

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Tax Partner

Phil specialises in taxation matters and his experience covers all aspects of the tax spectrum with the possible exception of VAT! He has worked in the area of taxation since 1986 and has developed specialisms in advising owner managers with strategic taxation issues, including group reorganisations and succession/retirement matters. He also has great experience in dealing with the government’s innovative tax reliefs for research and development and patent box, and also shareholder investment decisions involving the many venture capital reliefs, particularly the enterprise investment schemes.

Phil takes pride in helping clients with their business/commercial decisions and how best to take advantage of taxation reliefs which may be available in carrying through those decisions.

Martin Adams Ballards LLP

Martin Adams FCA CTA

Tax Partner

Both a chartered accountant and chartered tax advisor, Martin operates as a mixed tax practitioner who also works closely with our corporate finance team to deliver transactional tax advice for both corporate and property transactions. Such advice includes EIS/SEIS tax relief and EMI management incentives considerations.

As well as tax advice Martin provides valuation services for taxation and commercial purposes, he also takes appointments for contentious valuations in an expert witness/advisor capacity.

Martin is able to advise and help plan for all aspects of a transaction and he regularly provides capital gains tax and inheritance tax advice as part of wider advisory projects. He also enjoys working on R&D tax relief claims.