At Dufton Kellner, we act for hundreds of businesses and in numerous industries and professions.

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If they have one thing in common it's that they're looking for more than just a bean counter; instead, they are looking for a business partner who provides advice that they rely on and responds quickly to their needs, often before they've even thought of the question.

But we would say that, wouldn't we?! So here, in their own words, are what some of our clients have to say.

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The Leather Satchel Co

The Leather Satchel Co

"Dufton Kellner are the most wonderful accountants I have ever experienced in all my business dealings."

Keith Hanshaw, Managing Director, The Leather Satchel Co

Lockwoods Liverpool

Lockwoods Liverpool Ltd

"Thank you DK for the support and guidance throughout the year, Carla and Andrew have been amazing. Nothing is too much trouble; always professional and an excellent service."

Lorna Lloyd, Lockwoods Liverpool Ltd

Peter Arnold

"Could I just thank all at DK for your help over all the years. Yours has been a great company with which to be associated."

Peter Arnold

Personal Tax Client

Landlord Appliance Protection Ltd

"Many thanks for all your help; it’s been a pleasure dealing with you."

Paul Benson

Director, Landlord Appliance Protection Ltd

Dr Azman Ibrahim

‘Great service as usual. I’ve recommended you to many of my colleagues’.

Consultant Oncologist

Dig and Shift

Dig and Shift Ltd

"You’re worth every penny"

Bruce Turner

Director, Dig and Shift Ltd

Greenleaf Garden Services

"Your bookkeeping service has taken a weight off my mind and allowed me to get on with the practical side of running my business."

Mike Brady

Proprietor, Greenleaf Garden Services

Nikos Giotakis

"Your team is amazing; so professional, so patient."

Nikos Giotakis

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Victoria Pendleton

"The truth is you guys are great, you take all the hassle away and explain things really easily – it makes my life so much easier. Thanks for all the help"

Victoria Pendleton, Double Olympic Gold Medal Winning Cyclist and Amateur Jockey

The Accidental Bookkeeper

"That's amazing, you work so quickly. I really wish the accountants of the other clients I work for moved as fast as you guys do, my life would be SO much easier."

Lucy Moss, Proprietor, The Accidental Bookkeeper

Katarina Johnson Thompson

Katarina Johnson-Thompson

"I always feel so much better after talking to you, you make everything seem so much clearer."

Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Team GB Heptathlete

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Stephen Blair

"Thank you so much for completing your work so efficiently within 24 hours of you having my figures. I am very impressed!"

Stephen Blair, Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon

Voss Training Services

"You found the time from somewhere and gave the kind of service we like to offer our customers. Thank you, and for your support over the last 15 years."

Wayne Duffy, Managing Director, Voss Training Services

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Illusion Labs

"Thanks a lot for everything all these years. I truly have appreciated your help."

Christian Lundquist, Chief Operating Officer, Illusion Labs

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Bluebells Day Nursery

"It was a good meeting and we feel that we now have a plan going forward for the next 5 years."

Helen Lloyd, Director, Bluebells Day Nursery

Sue George

"My husband and I always receive excellent attention from DK; a very friendly and professional team!"

Wirral Conifers Ltd

"Best accountants ever.... in twenty- three years of being in Business!"

Chris Foley, Managing Director, Wirral Conifers Ltd


Flexicon UK Ltd

"I love Dufton Kellner and would recommend them to anyone."

James Perkins, Director, Flexicon UK Ltd



"You are fantastic!"

Richard Webster, Managing Director, Wirralrent

Leather Satchel Company

Leather Satchel Company

"I recommended you guys because you’re really good at what you do."

Lucy Moss, Accounts Manager, Leather Satchel Company

Projects and Images

Projects and Images

"We would like to thank you for the effort and professionalism you have shown in dealing with HMRC over the past year. Yes one could say it is part of the service - but you go above and beyond and it is most appreciated. Many thanks"

Ian and Lynn Clegg, Projects and Images

John Richard Security Products (Wirral) Limited

John Richard Security Products (Wirral) Limited

"The excellent service is evident no matter which member of staff you are dealing with"

Graham Gould, Managing Director, John Richard Security Products (Wirral) Limited

Destination Anywhere

Destination Anywhere

"Thank you for preparing my accounts in such a professional and friendly manner, I am glad I found you"

Sally Hislop, Managing Director, Destination Anywhere

Cass Coaches Ltd

Cass Coaches Limited

"I can't thank Dufton Kellner enough, they’ve been so helpful in particular the payroll services, the handover was so straightforward and we got back overpaid PAYE we never even knew about which was a real bonus."

Jamie Cass, Managing Director, Cass Coaches Limited

NuPharm Laboratories

NuPharm Group

"We wish we'd moved to Dufton Kellner years ago. The service from all the team has been superb. They also helped us change banks and the transition was seamless."

Will Gould, Director, NuPharm Group

Survey Operations

Survey Operations

"We've been in business for nearly 27 years and during that time had used the same firm of Accountants. In 2011 we decided that maybe it was time for a change. We approached Dufton Kellner and were really impressed with their professional yet approachable attitude towards their clients. Their advice has been invaluable and we wouldn't hesitate in recommending their services."

Shelagh Birchall, Director, Survey Operations Ltd

AKA Construction Ltd

AKA Construction Ltd

"I wish that I had found you years ago! The best thing we ever did was incorporate our business following your advice. Thank you so much."

Paula Harrison, Director, AKA Construction Ltd

Wirral Sports Medicine

Wirral Sports Medicine & Physio Clinic

"Just wanted to say how much we look forward to our monthly visits from Chris – even more so now that he comes bearing gifts in the form of Costa coffee too!
He is always so bright and approachable and we find it very reassuring that by him visiting us monthly any queries we have are answered swiftly which gives us peace of mind at all times. He proffers sensible, sound advice on numerous issues - He is our little treasure and we both just want you all to know how much we appreciate him here at the Wirral Sports Medicine & Physio Clinic."

Karen Winrow & Nikki Hulme, Wirral Sports Medicine & Physio Clinic

Fourth Wall Creative

Fourth Wall Creative

"With just three-and-a-half years trading under its belt, Fourth Wall is a relatively young, but fast-growing business. We believe our modest size hasn’t been a hindrance to enjoying the same quality of service, judgment and professional insight from Dufton Kellner that much larger clients than ourselves might expect. The team there is both friendly and accessible, and whenever we’ve called upon DK’s advice and expertise, it’s always been delivered with clarity, alertness and sound financial sense."

Keith Watson, Director, Fourth Wall Creative



"Your financial analysis has totally inspired me – what a perspective! Thanks again for all your positivity and support."

Carlo Missirian & Graham Moore, Humanutopia

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Campion Solicitors

"Thank you for meeting myself and Ann the other week. We were very impressed and I feel as though you will help us move forward."

Jackie Campion, Campion Solicitors

Dig and Shift

Dig and Shift

"Dufton Kellner provided invaluable guidance and advice during the sale of one of our businesses that made sure we avoided all the tax traps and pitfalls."

Richard Turner, Director, Dig and Shift Ltd

Paramount Arbor

Paramount Arbor

"I was referred to Dufton Kellner over 20 years ago by my bank manager and it was the best thing that ever happened."

Dave Williams, Director, Paramount Arbor

Chris Boardman

Chris Boardman

Olympic Cycling Gold Medallist, founder of Boardman Bikes, TV commentator.

"I leave all that I hate to do with money to my excellent accountant from Dufton Kellner in Heswall, Wirral. They look after other athletes. A good one is so hard to find – it's like a game and the point of them is to keep hold of as much as possible."

Chris Boardman, Director, Chris Boardman

Cotton Outlook

Cotton Outlook Limited

"Great to know that we are getting good value for our money from DK services! Your help is much appreciated."

Galina Fisher

Director, Cotlook Limited

Dominic Robinson

"I am so glad to have DK looking after my tax affairs, it is a weight off my mind knowing that you are there."

Dominic Robinson, Personal Tax Client

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PDQ Specialist Couriers

"Our previous accountant was a nightmare – always preparing our accounts at the last minute. Since moving to Dufton Kellner we can sleep easy at night as we know that our accounts are being dealt with way ahead of time!"

Brian and Amanda Brennan, Directors, PDQ Specialist Couriers



"I am an accountant's worst nightmare! Dufton Kellner have been infinitely kind and patient. They are brilliant and I would recommend them highly to anyone."

Susie Batsford, Director, Pupfish Limited


Longmeadow Estates Limited

"I think you have done a first class job with the accounts, thank you."

Karl Bergh MRICS, Managing Director, Longmeadow Estates Limited

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AMI Learning

"I would like to thank you and your team for your impeccable and friendly service over the years."

Helen O'Hare, AMI Learning

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Grab & Shift Ltd

"I'm really impressed, you've worked wonders with our accounts and tax bill"

Colin Edge, Director, Grab & Shift Ltd

Stephen Sage Consulting Limited

"My business received great support from DK at every stage, through start-up, growth, maturity, and then to a planned closure. Their customer service is excellent – friendly, prompt and thoroughly professional and the range of guidance and tips I received was impressive and really helpful."

Stephen Sage, Director, Stephen Sage Consulting Ltd

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Birkenhead Cycles

"Over the last three years since moving to Dufton Kellner our business has changed so much, not only are we more profitable and are paying less tax than before but we also enjoy it more!"

Simon Owen, Director, Birkenhead Cycles

F Squared

F Squared

'As a small business it is valuable to have a source of advice for those issues that arise, and to sound out any plans. Dufton Kellner have always provided pragmatic practical solutions to issues we have raised, and revisited those solutions to respond to our ever changing business needs.'

Catherine Grayson, Finance Director, F Squared Limited.

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PSR Solicitors

'Dufton Kellner were the first accountants I have ever used and they will be the last. Not only has their advice been extremely valuable, they are also professional, approachable and have gone out of their way to assist me in growing my business. I wholeheartedly recommend them to anybody.'

Paul Rossiter, Principal, PSR Solicitors

Wirral Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Clinic

Wirral Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Clinic

Having taken the plunge to finally move away from my "safe" double entry book keeping system it was evident I would need plentiful advice and support until my understanding of Sage was gained! Chris Geary from Dufton Kellner was an absolute delight to work alongside, his knowledge of Sage immeasurable and he is gifted in his ability to impart this understanding in a very clear concise manner to others. Chris was available to answer all my queries by phone, e-mail and visits so I felt confident every step of the way during the transition. The benefits of the computerised accounts are enormous and I cannot thank Chris enough for always "going the extra mile"  in reassuring me with his expertise - but that's what the whole team at Dufton Kellner do though! Thank you.

Nikki Hulme, Wirral Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Clinic

FCE Projects

FCE Projects

"DK have been vital to our business over the past the past 7 years, where we have seen turnover grow significantly year on year. They offer an excellent service that is friendly, efficient, and competent enabling us to concentrate on front end business matters. DK are involved in all our key financial decision making, which we believe is key to achieving our long-term business goals and ambitions."

Tim Whitehill BSc MBA, Managing Director

NV Management Ltd

NV Management Ltd

"Our business is an unusual one - providing professional actors and related services to the business world - and the questions that we ask our accountants are sometimes unique. We have been customers of DK for nearly 10 years now, and the find the service consistently friendly and helpful. We have no hesitation in recommending this company."

Nicola Berry & Thomas Verrall, Company Directors

KJ Mock Ltd

"I have total confidence in everything that you do for us."

Kevin Mock, Director, KJ Mock Ltd

CFM (Services) Ltd

"Your firm has always provided an excellent service for me, delivered with great courtesy; and no job however small has ever seemed too much trouble."

Michael Ryan, Director, CFM (Services) Ltd

Ian Bailey Trading Limited

"Jane & Sara treat me exceptionally well, are always on hand & a delight to deal with."

Ian Bailey, Director, Ian Bailey Trading Ltd/JR Footwear Ltd

I L & J Southwood

"In the 20+ years I have been here everyone has been so helpful, more than helpful."

Gemel Southwood, Partner, I L & J Southwood

Greenleaf Garden Services

"It seems like a lot of money for accountancy fees but it is well worth it. All at DK are professional , friendly and pleasant. Great to deal with."

Mike Brady, Proprietor, Greenleaf Garden Services

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