Hear what our clients have to say about Hawsons


“I would like to sincerely thank Jenny for the amazing work she has turned around in 24 hours, and for your quick review and sign off.

I came to her yesterday at very late notice to ask what I thought was a simple question and of course it was about tax and it was not!

It needed 7 items of information, analysis, assumptions building, and a report.  I could have asked all of this 3 weeks ago!

Jenny without any hesitation dropped her other priorities and shifted to my priority and delivered good clear analysis and information.

I understand she worked into her evening to do it.

It enabled me to make a difficult decision with the right information behind me, on time.

This is the 2nd time I’ve had help from Hawsons and I will not hesitate to use and recommend you again.

Thanks for being so customer focussed.”

“We are 100% happy with the excellent service that we receive from the Payroll team at Hawsons. Claire and Andrew are friendly, patient and professional and are always there to help with any queries we have no matter how big or small. We have built a fantastic working relationship with Claire and Andrew over the years and we have no hesitation in recommending their services. We know that if ever we have a query they will be there to solve it for us.”

“Over the course of the last 12 years Hawsons Chartered Accountants have provided our business with excellent accounting services and specialist tax advice. Hawsons have always been knowledgeable, reliable and proactive in their service, and have taken the time to get to know our business. As the business has grown and evolved over time the tax advice we have received from Hawsons has been, and continues to be, particularly important. Highly recommended accountants and tax advisers.”

“As a practice, we have used Hawsons for around 10 years. During this time Hawsons have been a huge asset to our organisation. As well as proving comprehensive financial accounts, they have a huge amount of NHS knowledge and understanding which is vital to the preparation of GP accounts. They have also provided a significant amount of professional advice with regard to the practice, including 24-hour retirement, APMS funding and NHS Pensions guidance. I would, and do, certainly recommend them to any other practice seeking a new accountancy firm.”


“We have been a client of Hawsons since 2010 and throughout that time have found their services to be of the highest standard, provided by friendly and approachable staff. The care sector specialist knowledge of Scott Sanderson is of great use and reassurance to ourselves. Since moving to Hawsons we have successfully completed our first purpose built care facility project, supported with financing and business plan assistance from Hawsons’ in-house corporate finance team. We wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Scott and his team at Hawsons Chartered Accountants.”

“We have been a client of Hawsons Chartered Accountants since 2011. Hawsons have always been very professional and provided our business with the proactive and commercial advice and assistance to help our business to continue to grow. One of the key elements of Hawsons’ service, which sets them apart from many other accountancy firms, is their responsive and approachable way of working. We know we can pick up the phone and Hawsons will be there to answer any queries we may have.”


“We approached Hawsons regarding the transfer of our weekly 100+ employee payroll. From the outset we were given the reassurance and confidence that everything would be transitioned across from our existing provider seamlessly – which it did – exceeding our expectations. Hawsons have the ability, capacity and skills to handle our tight reporting deadlines, dealing with late adjustments in the process. We would have no hesitation in recommending Hawsons.”

“We have been a client of Hawsons for over 20 years, and have always found their service to be friendly and professional. Hawsons have supported our business throughout this time, adapting to our changing needs as we have continued to grow. We would have no hesitation, and regularly do, recommend Hawsons Chartered Accountants.”

“For the past few years we have worked with Hawsons and have not looked back. The entire team are very helpful, professional and proficient. Hawsons assist us in making our business run seamlessly and advice is always to hand which is important to us as a family run company. I would without hesitation recommend Hawsons to any friends or business associates.”

“Ian Bryan has represented me in setting up my limited company and assisting me in setting all other wheels in motion. At all times he has been first class. He is knowledgeable, professional, and readily available and always glad to help. I would recommend Ian to anyone wanting an excellent accountant.”


“It’s been very reassuring to have Hawsons doing payroll. I still have occasional flashbacks to when we used an online payroll provider when every month was a time of terror…thanks for coming to the rescue.”


“Elaine Chillingsworth delivers an excellent personal taxation service and is very helpful and efficient. Elaine’s professional attitude is a great reflection on Hawsons and makes working with them a pleasure. I look forward to a continuous growing relationship with Hawsons and recommend them without hesitation.”

“The Hawsons Corporate Finance team worked with us from the very start of our management buy-out and the experience and expertise they provided was invaluable. From negotiating and structuring the deal to raising the finance and project managing the process, Hawsons were there to guide us every step of the way, they made the entire transaction remarkably smooth and efficient.”

“Jenny Brown has provided an extremely professional,highly competent, efficient help with my personal tax matters for many years.  Jenny is always very friendly and quick to respond to my inquiries with informed practical help. I would recommend her without reservation.”

“Hawsons provided a very professional and expert service to us in making a successful claim for R&D tax credits. We were very impressed and have no hesitation in highly recommending them.”

“Hawsons have been our outsourced payroll provider since 2003. The length of this relationship we feel itself speaks volumes regarding the quality and reliability of the services provided. Over the course of our relationship we have seen some major changes within payroll, all of which have arrived and passed smoothly. Their ability to manage our tight timescales and deal with last minute amendments is truly first class, and something that sets Hawsons apart from other providers.”

“We have enjoyed a business relationship with Hawsons since 2001. They have provided audit and taxation services since that time and helped us effect some major changes in the focus and nature of the business. We have always found that Hawsons have provided us with a thorough and first class service enabling us to meet internal and group reporting deadlines.”


“Throughout their Group Audit duties Hawsons Chartered Accountants have acted in a responsible, professional and timely manner, meeting very strict deadlines within the agreed timescales. We would have no hesitation in recommending Hawsons.”


“Jenny Brown has looked after our personal tax matters and returns for many years. We have found her to be very accessible, approachable and responsive. She is also extremely knowledgeable and professional in all our dealings, providing top class client service and advice. Thank you Jenny. We would have absolutely no hesitation in highly recommending Jenny for personal tax matters.”

“We moved to Hawsons in 2006 and have been working closely with the firm for over 10 years now. Hawsons have helped our business grow, providing a range of efficient and proactive accounting services and specialist tax advice. We would have no hesitation in recommending Hawsons.”

“Our charity has undergone some major changes over the past year including a relocation of our headquarters. As well as providing us with our annual audit, Hawsons have assisted our team in keeping up to date with our bookkeeping, and provide valuable feedback at our Trustee Meetings.”


“We have worked closely with Hawsons Chartered Accountants for many years now, and they have always gone one step further to ensure that we, and our clients, have been looked after to a very high standard.  Their knowledge is extremely broad and they produce what is required accurately and on time.

They are accurate, fast to respond and nothing is ever too much trouble for them. Couldn’t want anything more from an accountancy firm we entrust our clients to.

Hawsons specialist staff members have become an indispensable part of our business dealings, we are fortunate to have chosen an accounting practice with a responsive, flexible and customer friendly ethos that matches our needs. It is difficult to pick out one facet of the firm but of particular note is Hawsons Payroll Service.

Outsourcing this critical function is always done with a certain amount of trepidation but their professionalism and capability, including answering queries and managing last minute change requests, is exceptional. Within Hawsons Payroll facility they are extremely fortunate to have the services of Sarah Horsfield – Payroll Senior who is quite simply the best and most helpful and supportive external staff member we as a company deal with.”

“Once a deadline for the auto enrolment pension scheme was announced, we as a 100 person business based in Doncaster, and operating nationally, sought advice and subsequently support from Hawsons Wealth Management Limited.  From the very offset, Nigel Smith, Director, and his staff were, in conjunction with our in-house team, able to ensure we had a seamless adoption of the specified and Company requirements.  At all times Hawsons’ specialist staff made themselves available to give both support to the Company and particularly to offer support to individual members of our staff as and when they required. Now over one year onwards we are grateful for their continued operational and technical advice over all issues arising.”


“We transferred our payroll to Hawsons in 2014. The transition was seamless. In that period of time they have shown that they are flexible to our requirements and nothing is too much trouble to them. We would have no problem in recommending them to anyone”

“I have always found Mike to be very approachable. He clearly has a very wide accounting and tax knowledge base which he is only too willing to share. I have known him always to be professional, organised and unflappable. Mike knows the importance of good service delivered on a timely basis in an easy to understand and friendly manner.

“Hawsons have provided us with invaluable advice in connection with the structure of our group. We would have no hesitation in recommending Hawsons.”

“We have worked with Hawsons for over forty years and during that time they have proven to be an invaluable addition to our team. As well as their professional and friendly service, we have been particularly impressed with their knowledge of how we operate as a business in our sector. We have no hesitation in recommending Hawsons to anyone looking for a new accountant.”


“When our previous payroll provider informed us of their decision to no longer continue offering their services, it seemed a logical move to transfer all of our payroll requirements to our external auditors, Hawsons Chartered Accountants. In hindsight, we should have carried this out years earlier, as we no longer have to worry about the interruptions of running such a system in house, allowing us to concentrate on other aspects of our day to day operations. Hawsons take care of all of our payroll needs, providing us with all the relevant reporting, tailor made to our company requirements. We no longer have to worry about updates to legislation, as Hawsons keep us well informed of any pending legal requirements. Last minute payroll adjustments are also taken care of very efficiently.

The transition was seamless and we would not hesitate in recommending Hawsons to take care of all your payroll requirements”

“We have worked closely with Hawsons for a number of years now. The whole team are knowledgeable, professional and very approachable – they really are just a phone call away. Hawsons go beyond just providing accounts, they continually support our business with proactive advice. Their experience and expertise in the charity sector is invaluable. Highly recommended accountants.”


“I met Natasha today for the first time and she has been received really well here, everyone found her really approachable and supportive, she was able to make everyone feel very comfortable talking to her which is half the battle. She’s a real credit to Hawsons, will be looking forward to her coming back out here in July.


“Over the course of the last 40 years Hawsons Chartered Accountants have provided me with excellent first class service both on a professional and personal level. Ian Bryan has always provided my company with a first class reliable and knowledgeable service and has always gone that extra mile to answer any questions and queries that occur. One thing I never have to worry about is my business accounts. I would highly recommend Ian Bryan to anyone who needs a reliable, excellent accountant. Jenny Brown has dealt with my personal tax matters for many years and has provided me with a first class professional service and has always been proactive and responsive with any advice that has been required. I would not hesitate to recommend Jenny for personal tax matters.”

“Dear Stephen, Brilliant! And much appreciated. Many thanks for all your help and your offer of assistance. We’ll be in touch if there’s anything else to deal with and we’ll certainly be trying to enjoy the rest of our time here. It’s been a pleasure to work with you and we’re very grateful for everything. Your professional services were highly efficient and rapid, and of course we’ll happily recommend them to our family and friends. From a personal point of view, we greatly appreciate your warmth and understanding of our situation.”

“We moved to Hawsons in 2010 on the recommendation of our bankers. It was a difficult decision at the time both in terms of the costs involved and breaking a good relationship with our existing accountants. From the outset we received excellent forecasting, sound advice and support. The fact that they had the trust of our bankers was very helpful. Not only are they very professional and proficient accountants but they are a thoroughly pleasant bunch of people to do business with. I would unhesitatingly recommend Hawsons Chartered Accountants.”


“In a recent litigation our firm are handling, Richard Burkimsher was able to provide an expert witness report that was so concise and clear on a highly complex issue it resulted in the (previously unrepentant) respondents asking to settle the case, resulting in an early resolution that avoided substantial future legal costs. People engage with me and expect a high quality, professional service.  Likewise, I expect the same standard from those I instruct and without hesitation Richard meets that criteria.”


“We appointed Hawsons as our auditors in 2016 and were impressed with both their knowledge of the charity sector and their approachability. Their practical approach to the audit made the changeover to Hawsons a smooth and stress free experience. The team were courteous, professional and user friendly throughout the audit process and provided valuable feedback once the exercise was completed”