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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 Nicola WallisMcCarthy ★★★★★ in the last week
    Outstanding service. Excellent communication, personal and individual care and attention.
    Efficient and prompt attention to details. Highly recommended company of professional individuals.
  • Avatar Kate Hinchcliffe ★★★★★ in the last week
    Mercian Accountants were superb at helping me with 2 tricky Trust problems. Graham was always calm & patience itself, giving me some very down to earth advice. Peter was expert in Trust matters & saved me considerable time, trouble & money by completing my complicated tax returns for me within … More a difficult timescale. I can’t recommend them enough.
  • Avatar Adam ★★★★★ in the last week
    I approached mercian for help regarding my account as a self employed person to help me submitting a complete and correct self assessment so far I have been helped and assisted in my struggles they have simplified things for me and made sure I'm in good hand I will follow up on my results ASAP but … More as a whole GRACE has gone above and beyond to make my resignation as smooth as can be update to follow 😊
  • Avatar Giorgio Venturi ★★★★★ in the last week
    I had the pleasure of working with Graham and his team (Leo, Iona, Elena) for almost three years to manage our 2 small businesses. Graham is a delight to speak with and he has an incredible knowledge of tax matters. Leo helped me in several occasions to better understand how to manage by books and his … More patience and communication have been absolutely amazing. Highly recommended!
  • Avatar Ben Folger ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
    Simon and Natalie were very helpful during the onboarding process and it was very easy. Everything was completely new to me and all my questions were answered very promptly and efficiently. Thank you very much!
  • Avatar Bradley Bullimore ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
    I have been with Mercian for just over 3 years and their service has been nothing short of impeccable. The knowledge and guidance from Graham really helped while starting off with the financials of my business. Then each member of staff I dealt with over the years have always been very efficient and … More friendly. A special shout out to Natalie, Leo, Iona and Elena. All of which have been a huge help in running my business and advising me the best they can in their own way. Thank you so much!

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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.

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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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