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Swindells Chartered Accountants & Tax Advisors is based in Uckfield & Seaford in East Sussex. Our three teams have been specifically trained to take care of you and your organisations’ financial needs
Swindells Private is our accounting and tax team that takes care of our individual clients across Sussex & the South East. We take the time to understand you professionally and personally and are on hand for anything you might need
Swindells Business is our accounting & tax team that takes care of your company. We work with businesses at every stage; from large multi-nationals to family run businesses to start ups across Sussex & the South East
Swindells Charity is our team that takes care of not-for-profit organisations in East Sussex & the South East. We are experts in the sector and work with great organisations across the country.
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Read about how we have taken care of our clients and helped them to achieve their dreams. Including our latest content for helping you navigate the business world in Sussex & the South East
Why Jon Scott chooses Swindells as his accountants
Owner of ITM Monitoring
Jon Scott is the Managing Director of ITM Monitoring and has over 30 years of experience with instrumentation and monitoring work on civil engineering projects all over the world. Jon chooses to work with Swindells as he needs an accountants he can trust.read more >
An award winning accountancy practice
An award winning accounting practice. Swindells have won the Medium Business Award at the East Sussex Women In Business Awards that took place on the 20th July at the Cavendish Hotel. It’s a great honour to be set alongside some of the other amazing businesses in the county and we’re very proud of the achievement. […]read more >
Estate Planning, Trusts & reducing Inheritance Tax
Worrying about how your family will manage after your death is a common concern. We can help reduce your worries by making sure that your wealth and assets are distributed with your family’s best interests at heart. As part of our estate planning service we also make sure that you are financially secure in later life knowing that everything has been taken care of.read more >
HOW TO REDUCE YOUR CAPITAL GAINS TAX BILL (2018/19)
Reduce your tax
Capital Gains Tax (CGT) receipts are set to come in at over £9 billion in 2018/19, having risen steadily for a decade. Are you aware of the strategies and actions you can put in place to reduce the amount of Capital Gains Tax that you are required to pay? This article will discuss CGT and explain some simple options you might like to consider to create a less intimidating tax bill.read more >
Why photographer & consultant Stuart chooses Swindells as his accountants
Photographer & Brand Consultant
Stuart is a Travel Photographer & Brand Consultant. He works with clients all over the world and is abroad most of the time. Swindells provides Stuart with a flexible and responsive service that allows him to travel and keep on top of his finances.read more >
Business trends for 2019 – What’s coming up?
2018 has been a tumultuous year both politically and economically. The steam train of technology is hurtling down the tracks, contributing to a more modern, online and savvy consumer while businesses are trying to keep up to stay ahead of the competition.read more >
Top Ten Reasons Why Businesses Fail
BACK ON TRACK
According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 start ups fail within 18 months – a huge number. But if you are understand the reasons why businesses fail, you can plan ahead and keep your business on track.read more >
The top 9 tips for writing your business plan in 2019
Tips & Tricks
We’ve worked with thousands of businesses over the years here at Swindells. We’ve learned the nuances in different sectors, how to gain access to funding and how to increase the chances of success. The reasons for writing a business plan are varied, from structuring your idea, to securing funding & investors whilst providing an actionable route to success for your internal stakeholders.read more >
How to cope with the stress of running your own business
Are you burnt out?
Starting a business is brave, running a business is without doubt stressful. You can find that the lines between work and life become blurred becoming a source of difficulty in your life. There are no set hours and you are fully invested in it, emotionally and financially. This article reviews the information around recognising signs of stress and how to cope with it.read more >
Ten online tools your business should be using in 2019
FREE TOOLS FOR BUSINESSES
There’s a myriad of free tools that you can take advantage of online. Tools that can enhance workplace communication, help you to understand your customer better and increase productivity. Here is a list of the most useful tools you can integrate into your business in 2019:read more >
Why Anna Shephard (MD at E&S Heating & Ventilation) Chooses Swindells
Why Anna Chooses Swindells
MD Anna Shephard took over the management of E&S Ventilation & Heating Ltd. from her Mother & Father in 2010, taking the reigns in one of the most tumultuous times for the industry in recent years. Read about how Swindells have supported her & E&S over the last 5 years…read more >
Why Will Davenport chooses Swindells as his accountants (accounting for vineyards)
CEO Davenport Wineries
Will Davenport owns one of the oldest Organic Vineyards in the country. He specialises in English Organic Wines and supplies Michelin starred restaurants across the country. Swindells provides Will with the expertise and advice he needs to concentrate on growing his business.read more >
Why George & Rebecca Choose Swindells
Swindells' advice directly translated into the decision we ended up making
George & Rebecca co-founded and manage ILS, International Location Safety, a business set up to provide NGO staff with the skills necessary to work in hostile environments. Here’s why they choose Swindells…read more >
Why Julian Parker chooses Swindells
Vintage Car Conservation
I’ve worked with Swindells & Melanie for the past 5 years and they cover my end of year accounts. They came highly recommended to me by friends that were using London firms and switched to Swindells and I’ve been very pleased with their consistently great service. I always get positivity from Melanie, she’s not a suitread more >
Why Steve & Matt (Sussex Beds) Choose Swindells
Why do Matt & Steve at Sussex Beds choose to work with Swindells?
Sussex Beds is a family business founded in Hastings over 35 years ago by Matt and Steve’s father. Three years ago Matt (Financial Director) & Steve (Managing Director) took over the running of the business with further directors that are all part of the extended family group. Read why Matt & Steve choose Swindells…read more >
Why Paul & Andy @ Eco Gym choose Swindells
Why choose Swindells?
Eco Gym is the UK’s first sustainable gym group. They believe we should all take the same care of the environment as we do with our own bodies. Read on to find out how Swindells have helped Eco Gym with their ambitious growth plansread more >
How can I get paid faster and avoid late payments?
Get paid faster
Does your business suffer from late payments? Cash flow is one of the top reasons that small businesses fail within 18 months of their inception. You can’t pay your bills without cash. Small businesses need to develop a plan for the payment of their invoices, so that cashflow does not become the reason the business fails. Here are some tips to help you get paid faster.read more >
Why John & Caroline @ Uckfield Garage choose Swindells
The Geoghegans approached Swindells to help them set up a whole new online accounts system with Quickbooks, as well as payroll and pensions. As the business was already trading they needed to act quickly and ensure that there was no interruption to the business from day one.read more >
Why Brenda Smith @ Agaso chooses Swindells
I’ve worked with Swindells through Agaso for the last two years from conception of the idea through to the launch and beyond. They produce our accounts and VAT returns, I’m always very happy with the quality of the work and service that I receive.read more >
Why Leslie & Jane @ Gorringes Auctioneers choose Swindells
Gorringe’s was founded in the early 1920s when Rowland Gorringe opened offices in Lewes, the county town of East Sussex, as an estate agent and auctioneer. Just after the war in 1946, Gorringe’s Auction Galleries moved to its current site in Lewes. Read on to learn how Swindells support Gorringesread more >
Making the most of all of your tax allowances (PODCAST)
Ensuring you are making the most of all of your tax allowances within a fiendishly complex overall tax system is always a challenge. Hence why in our latest podcast, we are talking with Robin Stevenson (Head of Private Clients at Swindells Accounting) about how to make sure you’re maximising all of your available tax allowances in the run up to the end of the 2018/2019 Tax Year.read more >
What is your company’s tax strategy for 2019/20?
Does your business have a tax plan or strategy for the coming year? Are you sure that you’re claiming everything available to you and that your business is structured in the most tax efficient way possible? This article will discuss the strategies that you might be able to use to implement the most tax efficient decisions for your business.read more >
Save time & money with cloud accounting: QuickBooks in Sussex & the South East
TAKE YOUR ACCOUNTS ONLINE
Cloud accounting is similar to traditional accounting software installed on your computer however, it is not installed on your servers, but on a virtual network for which you pay a monthly fee. Read on to find out about the benefits for your company.read more >
Are you aware of the new year tax changes for the 6th April 2019?
Keeping you up to date
With the new tax year comes new changes to tax rates and thresholds that you should be aware of. Here is our summary of the most important changes coming into play from the 6th of April 2019, that will be useful for businesses and employees / self-employed alike.read more >