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Oxford’s trusted accountants and advisors since 1906

Our ultimate goal has never changed: to help our clients prosper.

Everything we do, from everyday accounting to tax planning, wealth management and strategic guidance, has this goal in mind. How can we help you?

All the services you need. Under one roof.

Critchleys provides accounting and financial advisory services to private, business, education and charity clients. Based in Oxford, UK, we have clients across the UK and beyond.


Business Owners

Over 2000 small and medium sized businesses trust Critchleys.

We provide a range of services tailored for businesses, including accounts, payroll, tax planning and HR advice.

Wherever you are heading, we'll help you get there.

Financial Planning

Private Clients

We help our individual and family clients with their personal tax and financial planning.

If you want help with your tax returns, inheritance tax planning our dedicated personal tax team are here to serve you. 

If you want to plan for a secure financial future, our Financial Planning team are here to help.

We have used Critchleys for the last 10 years, and have been delighted with their efficiency and the broad range of services that they supply


Large Businesses

Our Corporates team look after our larger business clients.

From audit services to VAT consultancy, tax planning and payroll services, we offer the services of a large firm with a personal touch. 


Charities and non-profit organisations

Critchleys acts for over 200 charities of all sizes.

We provide a range of specialist charity services, including audit, accounts, governance training, payroll and VAT. 

Our clients come from a wide range of sectors including arts & leisure, environmental, faith, grant making, health & welfare and international aid.

Critchleys have shown tenacity and patience in securing the right deal, they understood our requirements from the outset and are excellent and knowledgeable advisers


Academies and Schools

We serve 28 Academy Trusts (representing 90 schools) and a number of independent schools.

This gives us a unique knowledge of the financial and tax environments that Academies and schools work in.

As legislation and funding structures change, we will be here to advise you on the best way forward for your school or academy trust. 


Oxford and Cambridge Colleges

Critchleys is the audit partner for 19 Oxford Colleges and 1 Cambridge College.

We have built up our College portfolio through our local reputation for providing efficient support and advice.

I have found the level of service very good and appreciate the advice given. I have recommended Critchleys to various businesses in the past and will continue to do so

Critchleys Tax Client


Business Recovery and Insolvency

If your company or business is starting to run into difficulties or, if you need assistance with your personal financial affairs, we are here to help.

Business tax is going digital

HMRC will require all businesses to start filing quarterly tax returns online, with some having to start as soon as April 2019.

Business tax is going digital

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