Local firm with national reach
Putting our values into our practice
As you may expect from an established Chartered Accountant, we provide all the accounting, taxation and payroll services that you need. What makes us different is that we are always thinking outside the books so that everything we do is tailored to you.
As a leading Yorkshire firm, working with clients throughout the country, we delve into the detail and identify what is holding you back and how we can help. This allows us to maximise your potential, increase profitability and achieve your long-term business and personal goals.
You see, we believe the two work hand-in-hand. You can’t have one without the other. So, through a series of tried, tested and proven strategic methods, we make it happen.
We’re also part of a small number of accountancy practices that are members of AVN, an association of forward-thinking firms, that combine our knowledge, expertise and experiences to benefit the business owners and personal clients that rely on us.
Setting a standard
Some time ago now, we decided to create a set of guarantees to give our clients further peace of mind. After all, if you are investing in us, it’s only right that we do the same. Whatever your requirements, we want to offer you the best possible service:
- You can call us anytime without it costing you a penny more
- We will offer you fixed pricing, so you’ll never get a surprise bill
- You can spread the cost and pay by standing order to make life easier
- If you are not completely satisfied, then you can pay us what you think the service was worth
Although we are pleased with the start that we have made, please do share your thoughts with us. We are always open to ideas.
Adding greater value
As a practice, we have worked hard to develop the portfolio of services that we offer to our clients. After all, every company or individual is different. As a result, we have created a series of specialist services for those that want to gain greater value from their accountancy practice.
A consistent barrier that companies large and small share with us is the need to scale. Working with our Strategic Facilitator, we help you to bring new direction and focus to your board meetings. Applying this thinking, you will start to act like your bigger counterparts and see stronger results from the time you spend as a senior leadership team.
Business Builder and Growth Programme
Supercharging sales and profits can be difficult when you are busy working in your company. With our Business Builder and Growth programme (“the Numbers”), we create breakthrough strategies together. Taking ideas and making them happen, the objective is to turn your business dreams into a reality, letting you do more of what you want.
Many of us will recognise that price is the fastest way to change profits. However, few of us will know how to manage the change to make this happen. We have experts within our practice that have trained in the psychology of pricing and the drivers that encourage the buying response.
With the tips and tools in place, you can take advantage of this knowledge. What’s more, we offer free taster sessions to give you the confidence you need to start the process. Simply call 08000 323203 and quote free price taster. We will do the rest.
Behind the books
Let’s take a sneak peak behind the books. We are all human after all.
When it comes to who we are, we are a progressive and forward-thinking firm of Chartered Accountants based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
But that sounds a bit dull.
The worst thing you could say to us is that we are what you would expect. In fact, we go out of our way to be anything but. It’s our job to drive positive change and to make a difference to your business and lifestyle.
We think that’s quite exciting!
Here’s a short video to share a bit more information, however if you would like to speak to a member of the team, then please do pick up the phone.
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Walker & Sutcliffe is encouraging businesses to think differently about pricing. Practice Partner, Nick Ledgard, provides advice around the psychology of pricing and why companies should not feel guilty about putting their fees up during challenging economic times.
While there is much talk about the changes that have been implemented to the research and development (R&D) tax relief schemes, not least to reduce the amounts that can be claimed by SME’s, there is still an opportunity for innovative UK businesses to benefit.
Debbie Ledgard is our Practice Finance Manager here at Walker & Sutcliffe. We catch up with her to discuss her childhood passion for figures and how after three decades in accountancy, she is looking at a life beyond the numbers.