Many of our clients have been with us for a long time and we have helped them negotiate the tricky waters of running your own business. During this time, we have been privileged to play our part in some outstanding business success stories.

Led by Principal Phil Bates, Phillip Bates & Co is here to help provide advice and guidance on many different aspects of running a business including accounting, auditing, bookkeeping, budgeting, company formation, acquisition and sale and taxation.

Professional Associations & Certifications


Serviced Areas

  • Neston, Cheshire, Wirral

Contact Details

  City Neston
  Postcode CH64 9PA
  Address 1-3 Chester Rd
  Phone Number 015 1353 0003
  Fax 0151 336 8694

Products & Services

However, the service we offer clients goes a lot further than this. We are here to help you achieve your business goals and, in the process, ensure that you make and keep as much money as possible.

The business world is constantly changing and it is our job to ensure that we provide our clients with the most up to date, relevant and beneficial advice possible.

We are flexible in that we will get involved as much or as little as you want in your business. We enjoy rolling our sleeves up and helping you to take advantage of more than 30 years’ of experience in ensuring that our clients get the most from their businesses.

Customer Testimonials

Birch Veterinary Centre has been a client of Phillip Bates & Co for more than 20 years, during which time the business has grown significantly.

Phil and his team have many strengths. They are prompt and efficient, they are proactive and are able to look at things differently.

We have certainly found it beneficial to have our accountancy and financial planning under the same roof.

Running a successful business requires many different skills and I would be the first to admit that the accountancy side of things is not my strongest area. This is why the relationship with Phil has been so important – he is insistent on setting realistic yearly budgets and each month he is able to give us a good indication about our finances and the general state of the market.

He is also invaluable in terms of helping us understand the financial pressures around stock control, overtime and other key factors in a business.

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From Our Website

We provide our clients with the professional accounts a business requires and ensure that company owners meet their obligations to Companies House, HMRC and other regulatory bodies. You will have the peace of mind of knowing that your accounts are being prepared by an experienced team who have been advising businesses for over 30 years. One of the great things about working with so many different businesses is that they are all at different stages in their business life. We have helped hundreds of businesses over the years acquire other companies as part of a business growth strategy and we have also advised clients looking to sell their businesses.