Accountancy & Payroll Services

We specialise in providing affordable accountancy and payroll services to local sole traders and small businesses throughout Cumbria.


We can maintain your day to day accounts so you can focus on running your business.​ 

Payroll Services

We offer outsourced payroll services from as little as £1.90 per payslip with weekly and monthly pay runs. 

Self Assessments

Self assessments can be time consuming and complex. Let us remove the stress with self assessments completed from £150.

Affordable, Reliable & On Hand

From bookkeeping to payroll to your self assessment tax return, we have you covered. With so much changing legislation its important that you and your business is compliant to avoid penalties and maintain filing deadlines. This is where we can help. From the odd hour to ongoing monthly support, we are here for you.

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We support clients throughout Cumbria with a large client base in and around Carlisle and Wigton. Our modern approach to accounting and payroll allows us to offer our services remotely too, so if your business is outside of Cumbria, we can still support you.

Freeagent Partner for Accountants and bookkeepers
Quickbooks Certified Accountant / Bookkeeper
XERO Certified Bookkeeper / Accountant

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Outsourced Payroll From £1.90

A truly affordable payroll solution without compromising on quality or experience

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Director Only Payroll

Our fixed fee payroll services means you will never receive any unexpected bills. Our simple pricing structure makes it easy to add and remove employees as you need without any setup fees. 

Self Assessment Tax Returns

Relax, we can handle is for you.

Tax returns can be complex and time consuming. With no manual for every scenario, doing a tax return yourself can be daunting, stressful and if you get it wrong, costly. Our qualified professionals can complete your self assessment tax return from as little as £150. 

The extended deadline for filing your self assessment is 28th February 2021


The Modern Way To Bank

Totally Free Banking

Starling Bank offers FREE banking for small businesses including sole traders and partnerships. Its forward thinking and modern approach to banking means you can get real time updates within seconds of a transaction taking place. So whether you have made a payment or a customer has paid you, the notification will be in the palm of your hand almost instantly. 

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Customer Testimonials - Accountants & Bookkeepers Carlisle, Wigton, Cockermouth

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Client Testimonials

We pride ourselves on the quality of service we provide. But don’t take our word for it. Read our client reviews and testimonials.


I have used Thomas & Bell for the bookkeeping for my dog grooming business. I have received a very prompt and reliable service and I have been made to feel like nothing is too much trouble. I would highly recommend them. We can’t thank them enough for all their help over the years.

Helen Brice

Helen's Pampered Pets


Thomas & Bell have looked after our website and email hosting for a number of years now and the service we receive is second to none. From recently revamping our website to ongoing technical support with our emails, no job ever feels too big or too small. They are so quick and efficient with any task we send their and we can’t thank them enough for all their help over the years.

Robyn Purdham

Purdham & Waugh LTD