Accounts Preparation & Tax Planning

Our comprehensive accounts & tax planning services involve strategic financial preparation to help mitigate tax liabilities & optimise returns for individuals & businesses alike.

Our tax planning services are trusted by hundreds of clients to help optimise their tax strategies, resulting in significant savings & improved financial outcomes across the board.

We stay up to date on the latest tax laws to guarantee compliance & efficiency so you don't have to.

The work we do will help you make the right plans for your business, mitigating the pain often associated with tax & accounting compliance ensuring you go from strength to strength.

  • Strategic tax planning
  • Management accounts
  • Corporation Tax
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Self assessment
  • Personal Tax Planning
  • VAT
  • Online accounting

Business start-ups

We understand the challenges & complexities of starting a new business.

Whether you're looking to form a company, start a business partnership, go in it alone as a sole trader or maybe you just need some guidance on which way to go - with over 40 years of experience, our team of dedicated accountants are here to steer you through the process, ensuring your new business gets off on the right foot.

From choosing the right legal structure & company secretarial duties to registering your business with the relevant authorities, we provide expert advise & guidance every step of the way.

We'll do all the legwork & handle all the paperwork so you can focus on building your business.


Construction Industry Scheme

We specialise in helping both contractors & subcontractors with compliance & tax obligations under the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).

  • HMRC registration
  • Ontime payments within CIS and avoid penalties
  • Updating you with any changes to CIS
  • New service

"We would certainly recommend booking quarterly business reviews which has allowed us to prepare and plan without any nasty surprises for the future and allows us to forecast perfectly for the quarter ahead.”

Love Your Pub Group


Our reliable bookkeeping services offer fastidious recording & organisation of financial transactions, providing accurate & up-to-date financial information for informed decision-making. We customise our approach to meet your specific needs.

  • Meticulous recording
  • Up-to-date financial information
  • Customised approach

Financial Consulting

Our financial consulting services provide expert advice & analysis to optimise your financial resources. We offer tailored solutions to help you achieve your financial goals & navigate complex financial challenges.

Hundreds of businesses trust our financial insights for expert guidance & tailored solutions that lead to improved financial performance & growth.

  • Expert advice
  • Tailored solutions
  • Navigate financial challenges


We understand the challenges that small businesses face when it comes to managing payroll. That's why we offer a range of comprehensive payroll services to ensure that your payroll is as efficient as it is accurate. 

Focus on growing your business and leave the payroll to us.

  • PAYE
  • Payslips
  • Preparing payrolls
  • National Insurance
  • Official documents (e.g. P14, P35, P45, P60)
  • Pensions

"Wood, Hicks & Co. have been a fantastic accountant of mine. They answer every question I have and are ahead of my accounting needs before I can even ask. They are very organised, clear and make my life so much easier."

Charlotte Simonsen

Tax Services


Our experts can help guide you through the dynamic world of tax, keeping you up-to-date with all the latest changes & regulations.

We offer a range of bespoke tax services for businesses and individuals alike, whether it's tax advisory or tax compliance, ensuring you legally don’t have to pay more tax than required.


Corporation Tax

Corporation tax reliefs & rates change annually, which is why we ensure that we can provide all the right advice & guidance when looking at exemptions, allowances & deductions that may be available.
We thoroughly review & prepare corporation tax returns in great detail to ensure you are compliant & avoid any penalties.

Capital Gains Tax

You may be looking at investments, a second property or another asset & our accountants can ensure you maximise your exemptions while simplifying the difficult areas of capital gains tax.

Self Assessment

Our self assessment tax services make sure that your tax liability is calculated taking into account all allowed exemptions & deductions.

We simplify the process by using accountancy software to accurately complete tax returns & calculate any tax liability that may occur, along with any payments that need to be made.

Personal Tax Planning

We know personal tax can be difficult to understand, which is why we remove the burden by helping you every step of the way.

We take away the time & stress by creating tax planning strategies that suit your tax affairs, ensuring you pay the least amount of tax possible.

Our team will advise when payments are due along with what forms need to be filed and returned to keep you compliant.

Other services

But wait - there's more!


We offer a range of other accounting services tailored to meet your requirements. Our approach is focused on understanding & responding to what you require, providing effective & practical solutions.