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About us

Established in 1956, J S Bethell & Co is an independent firm of Sheffield based Chartered Accountants and business advisors

Situated a stone's throw from Sheffield's Botanical Gardens, we offer a comprehensive range of accountancy, taxation and business advisory services to private individuals and companies in many sectors.

Driven by our dedicated team of reliable, professional, approachable accountants we will do more than just respond to your needs - we will work with you in a proactive manner to help you succeed, and would be delighted to be of service.

Feel free to browse around and find out more about who we are and the services we offer.

Registered to carry on audit work in the UK and regulated for a range of investment business activities by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

J S Bethell & Co is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but we are able in certain circumstances to offer a limited range of investment services to clients because we are members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.  We can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services we have been engaged to provide.


John Thompson BA FCA
Wayne Smith FCA CTA

Advice for your business

With a very experienced staff we have built up a reputation for providing a quality, efficient and professional service geared to the standards required in today's business environment.

Problems at HMRC

A review of the issues.

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Autumn Statement 2023

A review of measures for UK businesses and individuals.

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Spring Budget 2024

Details of the Spring Budget 2024. Our summary focuses on the key issues.

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The Provision of Services Regulations 2009

We are registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland by the ICAEW. Details of our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk for the UK and for Ireland at www.cro.ie/auditors under reference number C005386470

Details of our professional indemnity insurer is displayed at our office and available upon request. The territorial coverage is worldwide excluding professional business carried out from an office in the United States of America or Canada and excludes any action for a claim brought in any court in the United States or Canada.