Proudly Serving British Business Since 2007

Shires Accountants – your local trusted accountancy and payroll firm

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Need a limited company accountant? Want help with self-employment? Issues with business or personal taxes? 

Shires Accountants Can Help!

Shires Accountants are a modern accountancy firm with offices in Cheshire, from here we support a large number of clients both locally and throughout the UK. Our team offers a wide range of expertise in multiple fields, whether that be accountancy, payroll, taxation (personal and business) or VAT and have a wealth of experience in supporting the local business community

Our team offers a wide range of expertise in multiple fields, whether that be accountancy, payroll, taxation (personal and business) or VAT and have a wealth of experience in supporting the local business community.

The Shires team offer a bespoke, hands on approach to suit each and every client’s personal requirements, at a genuine and affordable cost which is agreed in advance of any work being undertaken.We provide a full range of accountancy services for sole traders, family/owner-managed businesses, limited companies, partnerships, charities, contractors, property landlords and business start-ups.

With high staff and client retention you will have the peace of mind that you are dealing with a firm that truly cares and understands about its clients business and tax matters.

So whatever your situation we will be happy to help. To arrange a free no obligation meeting or discussion please call us today on 01270 820273.


We have vast experience in preparing statutory financial statements and year end accounts for Limited Companies, Partnerships, and Charities.

Payroll & Auto-Enrolment

Are you considering outsourcing your payroll or looking to change your current provider – the Shires payroll team provides services to clients who just require Payroll services including CIS returns.


We offer flexible bookkeeping services. So, whether you need a once a month tidy up or daily processing our team can deliver the right solution for you.

Self-Assessment Tax Returns

Concluding your Self Assessment can be a complicated and stressful task. Shires provides a simple no nonsense Tax Return service which maximises tax savings.

Cloud Accounting

Shires use both QuickBooks and Xero and have a wealth of experience in providing cloud accounting services to SME’s. Including training, setup, and ongoing support.

VAT Returns

VAT is becoming one of the most complex taxes and requires careful planning particularly with making tax digital. We can help you with all aspects from registration to investigation.

Company Formation

Want to change your current trading status or incorporate a new company? Our formation service can include share structuring and bespoke directors’ agreements.

Business Start-up

If you are thinking of starting a business but need help with the financial and legal aspects, the Shires team can help you get up and running in no time.

Don’t just take our word for it, look at what our clients are saying…

We truly believe we are different from other accountancy firms because we always aim to surpass expectations and actually care about all our customers large or small.

Mr Grillo – MD

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As a large Italian construction firm with UK contracts, we approached Shires to operate our UK payroll, CIS and VAT. We are extremely pleased with the advice and services the team has provided.

Peter – Town Clerk


Shires has looked after our payroll for many years and I must say we are very pleased, the whole team are totally professional and we would recommend there payroll service.

David – Chairman


Shires have audited the society’s books and accounts for 4 years, they are friendly, proactive and have helped us with our financial procedures internally and in our outreach programs.

Mr Sotitiou – MD


Shires have looked after my business for 5 plus years, they are friendly, approachable and highly competent, there advice and guidance is always first class and I totally recommend them.

Alex – Director


A total first class service, really capable people, two years ago we was a start-up and they put us on the right path from day one, if you are in business you should be using these guys.

A Bell – Director


5 star service and a great price, bookkeeping, payroll, VAT and year end they look after our entire business finances, we would recommended Shires to any business.  

Andrew – Owner


I have used Shires for many years, they provide very clear advice and make my finances easy, I always highly recommend them to anyone looking for an accountant.

Chris – Director


We have worked with Shires for the last two years and there advice and support has been outstanding, we should have moved our business to them years ago.

Our guarantees to you!

  • Price promise: Find a like for like cheaper price and we’ll beat it by 10%
  • Affordable fees: Always genuine affordable fees, so no need to haggle
  • Total service satisfaction: With our expertise and service guarantees you will be happy with us
  • Open door policy: Our door is always open if you need advice or just a reassuring chat
  • Free stuff: We don’t charge for general meetings, emails, telephone calls or advice
  • Work agreed in advance: We always agree all work in writing and in advance
  • Fixed fees: Our fees are always fixed and affordable, so no surprise bills
  • On time, every time: Never miss a submission deadline again, if we do we won’t charge for the service
  • Experience: Our teams qualifications include AAT, ACCA, CIMA, CPAA & CIPP
  • Better because we care: We genuinely care about all our customers large or small