Heywood Shepherd Chartered Accountants

Our Services

We offer our clients a comprehensive package of services covering all aspects of accounting and taxation.

Friendly, experienced and professional help lies at the very centre of the Heywood Shepherd approach.

If you are looking for an accountant why not contact us to arrange a meeting to discuss how we can assist you - the first hour is free.


We offer services ranging from book keeping to the production of accounts for all types of business.


Tax legislation is complex and specialist advice is essential to both business and individual clients.

Audit Work

We are authorised by the ICAEW to carry out audit work.

Make an appointment   to discuss how we can be of assistance to you - the first hour is free of charge.

We can also help in any of these areas:

Payroll Services

Payroll, like all other aspects of taxation, is becoming increasingly complex.  We can not only advise you on payroll matters, we can also run your payroll for you using the Sage payroll system.

Secretarial Services

We offer all types of company secretarial services ranging from the use of our address as the registered office of the company to completion of the various forms required by Companies House.

Charity Accounting

We have experience in preparing, auditing and independently examining accounts for charities to ensure that they comply with current legislation.

Solicitor's Accounts

We are also specialists in Solicitor's Accounts Rules and can offer accountancy services to firms of solicitors. 


We offer training, advice, support and are authorised resellers of Sage software.  We also provide book keeping services using Sage software in-house or on client's premises and can provide regular management accounts as required.


We can complete Trust tax returns and prepare accounts for most types of Trust.

Estates of the Deceased

We can prepare accounts for the estates of deceased persons, assist with applications for probate, deal with the deceased person's tax liability to the date of death, advise on tax liabilities during the period of administration and give other advice on matters arising during the period of administration of the estate.

Fee Protection Insurance

We offer fee protection insurance to help with costs of investigations by HM Revenue and Customs into our clients tax affairs.

Financial Services

We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to give financial advice on:-

  • Pension planning and schemes
  • Protection planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Investments
  • Private medical insurance and care plans
  • Individual Savings Accounts (ISA's)

Other Services

We can offer advice and assistance on many other matters including:-

  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Financial advice to schools
  • Planning for Partnerships
  • Share valuations
  • Software advice
  • Grant applications
  • Accounting for Pension Schemes
  • Business and corporate investigations
  • Acquisitions, Take Overs and Mergers