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Welcome to Mercian Accountants – Your Trusted Partners in Financial Growth

At Mercian Accountants, we pride ourselves on delivering tailored accounting solutions that cater to the unique needs of businesses of every scale. Our expertise extends from meticulous bookkeeping to strategic tax planning, all designed to propel your financial aspirations and business growth.

As a distinguished UK accounting firm, we are dedicated to serving clients across the UK and internationally, including individuals and businesses. Our comprehensive services include bookkeeping, tax planning, cutting-edge cloud accounting, payroll management, wills and probate services, and more, ensuring a one-stop solution for all your financial needs.

Our commitment goes beyond just providing services. We are your guides and supporters in the financial landscape, offering solutions and the peace of mind and assurance that comes with knowing your financial matters are in expert hands. Staying abreast of the latest technical and legislative changes, we ensure our approach continually adapts to meet the evolving needs of businesses and private individuals.

Join us at Mercian Accountants, where your financial success and aspirations are our top priority.

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See what our clients say about us in their own words. Here are a few of the most recent ones, and you can see many more on our Google Reviews page.

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  • Avatar Lynn G ★★★★★ in the last week
    Highly recommended. Great service from Jake and the team. Jake always takes time to explain tax issues and procedures (in the simplified terms I need!) and responds quickly to queries. Won't be going anywhere else.
  • Avatar Linda Gardiner ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
    I highly recommend Mercian Accountants. I've had a really positive experience working with Graham and Leo. They are very patient and explain everything fully. I have used Mercian for a number of years and will continue to do so.
  • Avatar Eve Gaut ★★★★★ a month ago
    Worked with Merican for almost 7 years now - a fantastic accountancy firm.
    Relationship has evolved from simple end of year accounts to VAT returns, full bookkeeping service and even support with personal financial matters.
    Very impressed with service levels. Graham has been fantastic from the get
    … More go - and more recently Leo has been a key point of contact for the bookkeeping and is super efficient and seen as an extension to the team.
    No complaints would highly recommend.
  • Avatar Andrew Dewing ★★★★★ a month ago
    I've recently joined Mercian after many years with a previous accountant. Despite the usual hiccups the change has been made much easier thanks to the assistance of the team there especially Elena and Leo.
  • Avatar Maryann Williamson ★★★★★ a month ago
    Great company, helping us set up, when its all new. Especially Leo and Natalie, who have been very helpful and patient.
  • Avatar Christopher Stone ★★★★★ a month ago
    Wholeheartedly recommend Mercian Accountants. Graham, in particular, has been wonderful from the beginning. He is knowledgable, professional and practical. His integrity shines through. Five years in we are looking to maintain this positive connection for decades to come. Thank you Graham and thank you … More Mercian Accountants.

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By Graham | February 7, 2024

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What We Offer

Bespoke, professional service

Mercian offers a personal and bespoke service, providing solutions that are tailored to each client.

A modern approach

At Mercian we embrace technological advances.
We use the latest tax and accountancy software and provide you with online access to your information at any time.

No-fuss fixed fees

High-quality advice doesn’t have to come with a high price tag attached. Value for money is at the heart of what we do, and with our fixed fees there are no nasty surprises.

Ready to Build Your Financial Future? Connect with Us Today!

Start on the path to financial clarity and success with Mercian Accountants. Whether you're looking to streamline your business finances, optimise tax strategies, or need expert guidance through complex financial landscapes, our team is here to assist.

Contact us now to schedule a consultation and discover how we can tailor our accounting expertise to your unique needs. Let's work together to turn your financial goals into reality.

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