Whatever your needs, we can help.

Charles & Co is a firm of Chartered Accountants based in Stretford Manchester offering accounts, taxation and business advisory and support services including:

Accounts Preparation

One of our core services is the preparation of final year accounts… Read More>

Tax Planning

We provide expert advise in the fields of personal and corporate tax … Read More>

Bookkeeping / VAT

 We undertake to maintain our clients accounting records … Read More>.


We provide the services of a payroll bureau including … Read More>

Tax Compliance

Managing your personal tax affairs may appear simple but … Read More>

Company secretarial

We provide facilities such as registered office address … Read More>

Business Start-ups /incorporation

Our practice provides advice on business start ups … Read More>

Our Promise

At Charles & Co we provide a cost-effective, high value solution to meet all of your financial needs. We work hard to get to know you in order to deliver timely, individual advice on how to improve your business and personal wealth. 

Best Practice

We can’t give value to all unless we have confidence in our systems and processes. We need to be sure that everything we do, including our advice to you, takes into account recent legislation and practice.

Our Story

Dedicated to delivering a first class client service.

Charles & Co was established in 1999 and today, we continue to build on our enviable reputation for providing excellent advice and first class service to our business and personal clients alike. The practice was initially set up as a sole practice and incorporated in 2004 under the name of Charles and Co Accountancy Services Ltd. In 2019 the business of Charles & Co continued to practise under the legal entity of Accounting Services (NW) Ltd which is a practice member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Your Development

As well as general accountancy, audit and tax skills, the principal also has individual specialist skills which enables us to provide clients with a first class service as and when required. With our wealth of experience we pride ourselves on delivering an unparalleled service to all clients.

We mainly cater the needs of small to medium size businesses. Our clients are spread across the UK and our aim is to provide quality service whatever the distance. In addition to traditional accounting and tax compliance services we also provide advice on how to improve and develop your business. Whether you need an integrated business strategy, access to corporate finance or specialist tax advice we are here to help you achieve your goals.


Principal/Managing director

George Georgiou

George is an FCA who qualified in 1984 and has a wide experience in different types of businesses and has a solid understanding of how various types of clients operate and can provide sound advice on how to overcome problems. His tax experience can provide clients with good tax planning advice both on personal and business affairs, as well as assistance in revenue & V.A.T benefits.

Before Charles & Co. George was involved as a partner/manager in much larger practices and hence has developed a wealth of contacts in both commerce and profession.

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Contact Details

Charles & Co Accountants

Suite 15

Highfield House

185 Chorley New Road



01204 396117

077678 85777


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Accounts preparation

The major reasons for having your accounts professionally prepared are:

• The Inland Revenue expects accounts to be prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, these are protocols for dealing with different types of accounting entries. Preparing your accounts also enables us to apply other areas of expertise in identifying tax planning opportunities, making bookkeeping recommendations or spotting PAYE or TAX issues of which you may not have been aware. 

• Accounts measure the profitability of your business, knowing that they have been prepared consistently gives confidence in using them as the basis for future planning.  Outsourcing your accounts preparation frees up your time to allow you to concentrate on running and developing your business. 

• Professionally prepared accounts will be more respected by your bank manager, your mortgage broker or when building relationships with important customers and suppliers.

Tax Planning

We provide expert advise in the fields of personal and corporate tax having reviewed the clients’ current and future requirements in order to achieve the most beneficial use of the UK current tax system.

Bookkeeping / VAT

We undertake to maintain our clients accounting records in-house or advise our client’s internal accountant on the processes and systems in order to comply with the Revenue minimum requirements of maintaining proper records to enable the production of accurate financial statements.

We are fully conversant in the use of cloud accounting systems, such as Xero, Quickbooks, Kashflow, TaxCalc etc which enable MTD online filing in full compliance with HMRC requirements. Our VAT services includeIntrastat filing and advice on the ever changing field of VAT.


We provide the services of a payroll bureau including notification of monthly PAYE and NI liabilities filing of annual returns as well as monthly CIS returns. We use industry leading software to provide employees with their weekly/monthly payslips to their individual email addresses as well as all the detailed reports to the employers.

Our service includes autoenrollment compliance with the required correspondence to employees so that employers can have peace of mind that their legal obligations are fully compliant in this area.

Tax Compliance

Managing your personal tax affairs may appear simple but without experienced personal tax advice you could miss out on potential tax savings. Worst still you may make mistakes that you will later be penalised for.

We handle all types of HMRC enquiries.

Charles & Co deal with all aspects of personal tax compliance. From preparation of self employed accounts and tax returns, to ensuring you are receiving all the tax reliefs available to you and agreeing your tax liabilities with HMRC.

Benefits of receiving personal tax advice from Charles & Co

• Save you time

• Experience that could save you money

• Knowledge that could indentify potential tax savings

• Reassurance that your personal tax affairs are up to date and correct

Company secretarial

We provide facilities such as registered office address for client companies, submissionof annual returns and accounts at Companies House. We maintain the companies statutory records including updating the register of members.

Business Start-ups / incorporations

Our practice provides advice on business start ups. We undertake to review the client’s individual circumstances and  provide the most tax efficient solution whether in the  form of a sole trader/partnership or limited company. Whichever form is chosen  we provide our clients with step by step assistance including the completion of various forms and arrange notifications to HMRC and Companies House.