David Owen & Co provides a comprehensive range of accountancy services to the academies sector, ensuring that challenges and regulatory responsibilities are met, whilst providing essential support for the future growth and development of your academy.

As academies are self-governing and most are registered charities or operated by other educational charities, we apply our expert knowledge and understanding of the charitable sector to deliver a seamless service to you.

Our client focused services include specialist help, advice and support with:

  • Companies Act, Charity Act and Charities SORP financial reporting
  • Accounting, management and financial reporting with the preparation of budgets, management accounts, whole Government Accounts Returns and Abbreviated Accounts Returns
  • VAT registration, compliance and planning
  • Tax advice
  • Payroll services
  • Pension valuations
  • Gift Aid   

Key contacts:

Michael Buckland      

Andrew Coombes    

We specialise in
  • Agriculture

    Farming and rural businesses continue to face a variety of challenges in what is a rapidly changing industry. Our specialist team of agricultural accountancy experts deliver trusted support to increase your profitability and minimise your tax liabilities.

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  • Charities

    With a wealth of charity clients, our specialist team of charity accountants is fully up-to-date with changes in accounting, tax and other legislation which affects charitable organisations, ensuring operational effectiveness and a positive impact on your beneficiaries.

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  • Legal

    With increasing amounts of rules, regulations and legislation, our specialist team provide tailored and added value accountancy services to the legal services sector, to help you maximise tax savings, promote growth and remain compliant.

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  • Academies

    With increasing numbers of schools converting to academies, our specialist knowledge and experience ensure that academies can confidently meet their new challenges and regulatory responsibilities, and are encouraged to grow and develop in an efficient way.

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Registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland and regulated for a range of investment business activities by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales