A UK leading firm of
Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers

We value relationships above all else.

With hundreds of experienced and talented team members with a wide range of specialisms, we’re always on hand to give clear, calm and expert advice.

And once a client walks through any of our doors, they enter a world of opportunity, expertise and potential, providing the South West with access to large firm expertise underpinned by local knowledge.

  • Bang & Olufsen

    Client Story: Bang & Olufsen It looked (and sounded) like the perfect opportunity – running a high-end audio-visual store in a busy city centre. Matt Dibley decided to become a retail partner at Bang & Olufsen back in 2012. Since then, he has run the luxury brand’s shop in Exeter, which is full of the

    15/01/24
  • Rathkenny Stud

    Client Spotlight – Rathkenny Stud In March 2023, Gordon and Amie achieved their dream and launched Rathkenny Stud, an Equestrian Centre based in Bondleigh, Near North Tawton, Devon. Named after Gordon’s mothers winning horse, who was a championship showjumper, Rathkenny Stud was the culmination of years of study and hard work.     Gordon and

    14/12/23
  • Rossiter & Sons

    Rossiter & Sons Westcotts have been looking after Weston-super-Mare based Rossiter & Sons Jewellers for more than three decades, providing them with all the compliance services required for their business to thrive. Rossiter & Sons Jewellers is a family run business which has been trading since 1832 and is now owned and managed by the

    13/11/23
  • Exosoft

    Success Story – Exosoft A chance meeting with Westcotts at a local networking event in Devon proved to be invaluable for small South West software engineering firm Exosoft. For the company’s co-director and co-founder, Joe Wahab, the introduction to Westcotts’ partner Patrick Tigwell was the start of their journey with the firm of chartered accountants

    04/04/23

We spend time getting to know our clients so that we can offer them the right advice and help them to flourish

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Audit & Assurance

Our truly partner-led approach to audit and assurance covers a wide range of engagements and is tailored to the individual needs of your organisation.

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Accounting & Compliance

We can help you with bookkeeping, forecasting and management accounts as well as offering a comprehensive end of year account service.

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Tax

Our experts can advise on all matters of personal tax, business taxation and compliance, VAT, trusts and stamp duty and more.

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Advisory

Whether you are starting up, or a seasoned trader, we can offer advice every step of the way. We can help to improve your processes, incorporating, or planning the next big step, such as an acquisition or your exit.

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Digital Services

We’re here to help you go digital. From helping you comply with the Government’s Making Tax Digital scheme, to cloud accounting and accounting software.

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Payroll

Outsourcing your payroll frees up valuable administrative resources in your business and gives you access to a wealth of experience and expert payroll knowledge.

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Financial Planning

Our team of experts can advise on pensions, retirement, insurance, wealth management, estate planning and more.

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Business Recovery & Insolvency

Our team are qualified to advise and give the best options on business recovery & insolvency, personal debt or bankruptcy, liquidations and more.

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Meet our experts across the South West

With over 280 team members including 36 partners and 11 directors, we have a wealth of knowledge and experience. Some have backgrounds in major international accounting firms, others are drawn from other leading regional firms, and of course, we have our own home grown talent too.

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Insights

  • The common technical pitfalls of payroll

    The common technical pitfalls of payroll Payroll is one of the most crucial elements to get right when it comes to business operations. Beyond its role as a transaction at the end of the month, it represents the livelihood of employees and the financial health of an organisation. It’s a signifier of steadiness and security

    12/02/24
  • Westcotts announce participation in South West Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network (SWAAN)

    Westcotts announce participation in South West Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network (SWAAN) In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week (5th – 11th February 2024), Westcotts is proud to announce we are now an Employer Ambassador with the South West Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network (SWAAN). As an employer with apprentices in our 16 offices across Devon and Cornwall, we’re proud

    09/02/24
  • National Apprenticeship Week 2024: the importance of apprentices

    National Apprenticeship Week 2024: the importance of apprentices This week is National Apprenticeship Week (5th to 11th February) and the 17th annual celebration of apprenticeships in the UK. Every year there is a theme and this year’s focus is Skills for Life. These next few days offer an opportunity to celebrate the value, benefits, and

    05/02/24
  • Payroll Pain Points: Real Examples of Payroll Pain Points 

    Payroll Pain Points: Real Examples of Payroll Pain Points  Westcotts and Morgers Drewett are excited to launch a mini podcast series, tailored for business leaders in South West England. This series features frequently asked questions from CEOs, MDs, Directors, HR, and finance experts posing issues concerning a range of employment related matters. Payroll expert Jake

    02/02/24
  • Payroll Pain Points: Hybrid & Home Working 

    Payroll Pain Points: Hybrid & Home Working Westcotts and Morgers Drewett are excited to launch a mini podcast series, tailored for business leaders in South West England. This series features frequently asked questions from CEOs, MDs, Directors, HR, and finance experts posing issues concerning a range of employment related matters. Payroll expert Jake Elms and

    02/02/24
  • Payroll Pain Points: Recruitment & Retention of Employees 

    Payroll Pain Points: Recruitment & Retention of Employees  Westcotts and Morgers Drewett are excited to launch a mini podcast series, tailored for business leaders in South West England. This series features frequently asked questions from CEOs, MDs, Directors, HR, and finance experts posing issues concerning a range of employment related matters. Payroll expert Jake Elms

    01/02/24
  • Payroll Pain Points: Cost Reduction, Downsizing, and Restructuring 

    Payroll Pain Points: Cost Reduction, Downsizing, and Restructuring  Westcotts and Morgers Drewett are excited to launch a mini podcast series, tailored for business leaders in South West England. This series features frequently asked questions from CEOs, MDs, Directors, HR, and finance experts posing issues concerning a range of employment related matters. Payroll expert Jake Elms

    29/01/24
  • DIY Housebuilders Scheme for VAT: A Q&A Guide

    DIY Housebuilders Scheme for VAT: A Q&A Guide The DIY Housebuilders Scheme allows individuals to reclaim the VAT they have incurred on building their own home. On 5 December 2023, legislation was introduced to allow individuals to submit claims using HMRC’s new online form. For claims made after this date, an extension of the time

    26/01/24

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