About us





So you think everything about Accountants is figures figures figures.

At Harris and Trotter we are more than that. Yes we all need to add up and subtract, but really what we do is assist in making your numbers grow, except for the tax figure of course!

Many of our clients have grown with us, benefiting from practical advice and specialist knowledge available to them 24/7 throughout their personal and corporate development from formation to floatation.

We are a dynamic team which looks at many ways to maximise your profit and minimise your tax. All of our clients have benefited from our mixture of energy and experience.

Established in 1940 the firm has grown to be experts in the field of music and media accounting, where the intricate services of touring, royalty reporting, and royalty accounting, are carried out on a daily basis.

We also have years of experience in various sporting fields including horse trainers and greyhound racing. Additionally we specialise in looking after footballers, football clubs and managers.

Similarly we have an excellent property department within the firm, establishing tax efficient structures for the acquisition, disposal and refinancing of properties.

We have considerable expertise in handling Tax investigations and enquiries on both the corporate and personal level.

We can provide advice on the most suitable ways to obtain long term finance and working capital together with recommendations for appropriate sources of finance.

In addition to our specialist areas, the firm also provides Audit services, Corporate finance advice, and Taxation compliance and planning.

In accordance with the disclosure requirements of the Services Regulations 2009, our primary professional indemnity insurer is American International Group UK Ltd of 58 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4AB. The territorial coverage is worldwide and excludes any action for a claim brought in any court in the United States of America or Canada.

We are registered to carry on audit work in the UK by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and details about our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk, under reference number C001011479. We are subject to audit regulations which can be accessed at www.icaew.com/regulations and Ethical Standards which can be accessed at www.frc.org.uk.

Charitable Trust

The concept of charity is close to the hearts of all of the partners and
staff at the firm.

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We regard the training and development of our staff as being essential in having the ability
to provide our clients with a top quality service.