Our Policy

We want you to have absolute clarity over what you are paying us and why, so you can understand and appreciate the value we are adding to your business.

  • We do not charge woolly “package fees” of Gold, Silver and Bronze
  • We provide you with a monthly invoice, detailed by each individual service type so you know exactly what you are paying for


Whilst we do not want to share all of our fees here with our competitors, and your business has unique requirements, the following examples of our monthly fees should help you feel where you might fit with us:

  1. Example of single director company consultancy, working from home, turnover less than £100k, using Xero Starter software.
  2. Example of a partnership trade, with 3 staff and commercial premises, £250k turnover, using Sage 50 Accounts.
  3. Example of a 3 director professional services company, large offices, 40 staff, turnover £3.5m, using Xero Standard Software.
  4. Example of a 4 director manufacturing business, multiple sites, stock and wip, turnover £7m, operates own payroll and Sage 50 Accounts Professional with their own internal financial controller.

Fixed Monthly Fees

Our fixed monthly fees for annual accountancy compliance include:

  • Accounts production, both full members and Companies House abbreviated accounts
  • Corporation Tax forms and returns
  • Companies House forms and returns
  • All correspondence with HMRC, including any investigations under our “whole firm” insurance policy
  • Pre year end tax planning meeting and report
  • Monthly tax minimisation advice
  • Annual Benchmarking and Performance Review Report
  • Projected Cash Flows and Financial Statements
  • Annual Company Valuation
  • Employment Law Advice Helpline
  • Commercial Law Advice Helpline
  • SMS key date reminder service
  • Credit checking report service
  • All meetings, telephone calls and emails in respect of your services above

Other Fees

Where you require additional specialist services, we will agree a separate fixed fee with you in writing and invoice this under a separate fee note. Examples include:

  1. Specialist tax such as R&D, EMI, EIS, CGT, IHT, Salary Sacrifice etc.
  2. Business sale, purchase and merger
  3. Strategic Business Plans
  4. Staff Recruitment and Training


All our fees are payable by direct debit within 15 days of the issue of the invoice


We do not impose annual contracts. Our services can be terminated at any time under a 3 month notice provision.

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Contact Details & Offices

Ilkley Office
13a South Hawksworth Street, Ilkley
LS29 9DX


Ilkley Telephone: 01943 603548


Leeds Office
Princes Exchange, 2 Princes Square, Leeds


Leeds Telephone: 0113 8980032


Email: info@ascentisllp.co.uk
Fax: 0845 408 1758