When you run a small business there’s no job description. Your days are taken up with customers, staff and working out how to grow your business. Talking to your accountant is way down the list of priorities.

But we are worth talking to!

Your chartered accountant can reduce your tax bill, help you fund sustainable growth and keep you on the right side of HMRC. We also save you a lot of time and trouble.

“Would highly recommend. Very approachable. Pete and Ace are lovely.”

“The best accountant I have ever had.”

“My financial therapist!”

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If weekends or evenings are the only time you’re free, that’s fine. We don’t expect you to conform to our hours or to come to our offices – frankly, they’re not much to look at anyway.

Time is precious so we never waste it. No vanity newsletter or complex financial statements (unless you want them). We tell you how to keep your business compliant, solvent and successful. What you need to know, when you need to know it, and in plain English.

We Have No ‘B’ Team

We value every client account. Whatever the size of your business you’ll be looked after by an experienced accountant – not by a trainee or somebody recently qualified (we don’t have any of those anyway).

We have a clear, easy to understand charging policy. Our fees reflect the value of our advice and the quality of our customer service.

Why is an Accountant Like a Penguin?

Penguins, like accountants, come in various forms. The big Emperor penguin, the fancy Macaroni penguin, and the Blue penguin (smallest of the lot). They are all penguins.

The ponderous Emperor must consume vast quantities of fees (sorry, fish) to keep going. The Macaroni likes you to admire its fine suit and offices (sorry, plumage). And there’s the humble Blue penguin – does all the penguin stuff while being more nimble and endearing.

Unlike a real penguin, we can help with all the regular accountancy and bookkeeping tasks, including:

– Management Accounts
– Year-End Accounts
– Bookkeeping and VAT
– Tax Advisory and Compliance
– Audit Preparation
– Payroll and Auto-Enrolment

Best of all, we don’t smell of fish!

speak to the penguin

We don’t take ourselves too seriously (you’ve probably got that message). But we do take your finances and business success very seriously. It’s what gets us up in the morning and what drives us on.

So if you’re looking for an accountant who is more in tune with your business – and with you as a person – give us a call.

Monthly packages start from £100pm +VAT for the simplest of businesses, and most of our clients pay between £150 and £300 per month for a really great relationship with their  Chartered Accountant.

We can carry out an initial financial assessment and give you recommendations for as little as £60 +VAT. So what are you waiting for?


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Oh Hello! Whats this beauty waiting for me this evening. No prizes for guessing its from the lovely people at GoProposal.  Their pricing tool has revolutionised the way we do business, we owe them a debt of gratitude.  Im told this package contains James Ashford s top five business books. If its five copies of Selling to Serve (James own excellent book) then the jokes on me!

Oh Hello! What's this beauty waiting for me this evening. No prizes for guessing it's from the lovely people at GoProposal.

Their pricing tool has revolutionised the way we do business, we owe them a debt of gratitude.

I'm told this package contains James Ashford 's top five business books. If it's five copies of 'Selling to Serve' (James' own excellent book) then the joke's on me!
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update...not a copy of Selling to serve. which is good as i already have two copies (it's a fab book, i have a rare unsigned copy, I'll take offers on that). off on hols tomorrow so these will come in super handy...

Since taking on a staff member, I'm going through every client and writing a one page summary about them so that the knowledge about my clients isn't just in my head.

We're not talking name and address - this is more about what they do, how the business operates, who's involved and the client's goals and aspirations, both personally and for their business.

Does it make me a bad person that for at least two clients I can name their dog but I can't name their children? Or that I think putting their pets on this summary document is relevant in the first place?

I think I am officially a dog person. Sorry kids. 🤷‍♂️🐶
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It's Alice Peter. 🤣

Our summary should be easy... PITA 😂

Two-thirds of the Blue Penguin team will be away at SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials this week.

I'm not taking my laptop so if you need anything in my absence, please email our latest and greatest team member, Karen.

Her email address is fairly predictable...

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Email from a client today:

Good meeting yesterday and well impressed with your services.

I'll take "well impressed" any day.

What did we do to receive such praise? We gave the client a forecast of their tax payments for the next 12 months. This is something which meant a lot to him - his past three accountants had failed to do this.

One of them even seemed to think January was an OK time to finalise the tax returns.

What's your #TuesdayTriumph ?
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We like to think we’re great at what we do. But hearing it from someone just like you would be better…

I was extremely impressed with Peter. He was very friendly and nothing was too much trouble, explaining tax in a clear and understandable way. I would highly recommend the Blue Penguin!”

Dawn alison sports & remedial massage

Blue Penguin have been our accountants since day one and have made everything easier, faster and more understandable for our team. They have gone above and beyond when we needed emergency work done quickly and at awkward times. We wholeheartedly recommend them to any small business.

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16 Claremont Dr

M-F 8.30am – 6.00pm
S-S By Appointment

Get talking:

Tel: 01823 335262
Mob: 07917 336533
Fax: Really??