About Us

With a heritage dating back over 130 years, we are proud to be more than just an accountancy firm. We offer expert advice to businesses across the North West and beyond, with wide-ranging experience that matches our ambitions.

Our investment in staff training and development is second to none, and we’re proud of our skilled accountants and award-winning training programme. Equally importantly, Bennett Verby is committed to acting responsibly and respectfully towards our people, the community and the environment.

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Our Services

Exceeding your expectations.

We are committed to providing hands on, proactive advice for our clients, supported by a complete range of strategic and tax planning services. Find out more below about the ways Bennett Verby can help you and your business.

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Trusted. Thorough. Dependable.

Our experts will give the best advice to suit you, whether you’re a new starter or an established business. Furthermore, we are committed to saving money for our clients as well as offering advice in all aspects of their affairs.


Ian Buckley (FCCA)

Business Advice & Audit Director View profile

Peter Gibbons

Director View profile

Nick Lowe (BSc, CTA)

Tax Director View profile

Adam Rhodes (FCCA)

Director View profile

Vincent Simmons (FIPA, FABRP)

Corporate Recovery & Insolvency Director View profile

Our Mission Statement

Our experts will help you to plan your business journey and offer you objective, unbiased advice on how to achieve your goals.

You can trust us to get the figures right but, just as importantly, we’ll look at your business and tax affairs as a whole, finding ways to save you money as well as offering objective advice to ensure you are making use of all of your resources.

Join us for a free, no-obligation initial consultation and see how we can save you money. Best of all, it won’t cost you a bean!

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Our Promise

Your business is our business.

Trust us to save you money and help you make the right decisions. Here are some of the ways you can rely on Bennett Verby…

  • 1.Fixed Fees

    We’ll quote in advance of the work, related to the value of work to be completed, so that you know where you stand. However, if you prefer to be charged on an hourly basis, we can do that too.

  • 2.Confidential and discreet service

    You can call us about anything – tax, business ideas, resourcing or restructuring. If you need a confidential sounding board or just someone to bounce ideas off over the phone, we’re available whenever you need advice.

  • 3.Free initial consultation

    If you’re not sure what we can do for you, give us a call. Let’s talk about the ways we can save you time and money, and take your business to the next level.

  • 4.Free initial tax review

    We’ll go through your affairs and identify any tax planning opportunities you might be currently missing.

  • 5.Work on time, every time

    If we get your information on time, we’ll guarantee your accounts are completed within 30 days. In addition, we’ll return your phone calls and e-mails within a day.

  • 6.Someone to sort your paperwork

    Many business owners just want to get on with running and building their business so, if you wish, we can take all the bookkeeping, payroll and other paperwork off you as well as the normal annual accounts and tax work.

  • 7.A flexible accountant who speaks plain English

    There’s no technical speak from Bennett Verby. We speak to you openly and honestly and promise not to blind you with jargon. Whenever you need to and for whatever you want, we’d like you to be able to pick up the phone to us for sound, understandable advice. Moreover, we will work with you in the way that suits you – in person, on the phone or online.

Covid-19: We would like to reassure you that we will continue to do everything we can to help our clients in these uncertain times (see more)