Running a growing business is tough.

Let us take accounting off your hands

We’re Chartered Certified Accountants based in Southend-on-Sea. Give us a call on 01702 593 029 or request a free quote below.

  • “Running a small business means you have to be extra careful about where you spend money. MCL are well worth every penny. With fixed fee services, you know exactly what you’re getting.”

    Jazz Walia – Brand IT Guru
  • "I would recommend MCL, as I know people are always pleased with the excellent service they receive. They are a firm of accountants who are not only competent and hard-working, but honest and friendly."

    Daniel Benham – Managing Director, Tendo Solutions Ltd
  • "It’s very important for me to know that our accounts are in the hands of trusted, professional and a reliable firm, and that we benefit from knowledge and advice to make the accounting process as smooth as possible."

    Danny Madigan – Managing Director, MadiganGill Group

Why Us

MCL is a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants based in Southend-on-Sea, Essex that offer accounts, taxation, payroll, business advisory and support services to a wide range of small businesses and individuals.

We aim to help you pay less tax and increase your wealth whilst freeing up your valuable time so you can concentrate on growing your business.


Fixed Fees

Our fixed fee quotes are detailed and agreed in advance of the work so that you know where you stand. We offer the option to be charged on an hourly basis for those that prefer it.


Unlimited Phone Support

You can call as much as you need, without charge. It can be about anything – tax, business ideas, whatever you need. If you need help and we can provide it on the phone, it’s FREE.


Paperwork, Sorted

Paperwork can be stressful for many owners who just want to get on with running their business. We can take care of book-keeping and payroll, as well as the normal annual accounts and tax work.


Work on Time, Every Time

As long as information is provided on time, accounts are guaranteed for completion within 30 days, phone calls and e-mails returned within 24 hours max but usually sooner.


Free Initial Tax Review

To identify all the tax planning opportunities you are not presently taking advantage of.


Free Tax Tips

We send our clients regular tax tips, news and guidance to help you pay less tax.

Happy Customers

Use our services to help you pay less tax and increase wealth – completely at our risk with our 100% Risk Free Guarantee. We work with companies and individuals across a variety of industries and circumstances.

  • Landlords
  • Small Businesses
  • Sole Traders
  • Contractors
  • CIS Workers
  • Individuals

Tailored packages

All packages can be tailored to your individual needs, with prices agreed in advance so you know exactly what you’re getting for your money.



per month on average

  • Self Assessment Tax Return
  • Free tax planning advice
  • Comprehensive annual tax review
  • Full access to our website resources and tools

Self Employed


per month on average

  • Free Start up Advice
  • Year End Accounts
  • Self Assessment Tax Return
  • Business Cashflow forecasting template
  • Free tax planning advice
  • Comprehensive annual tax review
  • Full access to our website resources and tools

Limited Companies


per month on average

  • Free Incorporation
  • Start up advice
  • Assistance with setting up a business bank account
  • Year End Accounts
  • Company Tax Return
  • Annual Return filing
  • Directors Self Assessment Tax Returns
  • Payroll for five employees
  • Business Cashflow forecasting template
  • Free tax planning advice
  • Comprehensive annual tax review
  • Full access to our website resources and tools

We’re proud to have 5 star reviews from over 50 customers


Indigo Medical

Superb service from MCL! Always available, extremely helpful with an open and friendly, down to earth attitude which makes dealing with them a pleasure.

Sept 2019


Chris Christodoulou

It was a great day when we hired MCL 10 years ago, and has proved to be one of the best decisions we’ve ever made. Ishan is not only a lovely person, he’s a truly brilliant accountant.

July 2019


Sophie Taylor

I have nothing but great things to say about this company. Ishan and his team are hardworking, accurate, helpful, professional and on top of all of that great people to have working with you.

Dec 2018

Tax News & Guides

Read about our latest tax tips, news, guides and advice.


CIS Subcontractor Registration

Published on October 11, 2019

Q. I have just started my first job working for a building contractor. My boss…

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Postponed accounting for VAT

Published on October 7, 2019

Postponed accounting for VAT imports is due to return after a 35-year absence when the…

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Cash ISA

Saving in a Cash ISA will make you poorer!

Published on September 28, 2019

In the 2017-18 tax year, 10.8m UK adults subscribed to an Individual Savings Account (ISA),…

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Tax Codes – what your tax code means

Published on September 21, 2019

A tax code is a string of letters and numbers that tells HMRC how much…

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Employers must plan ahead for Employment Allowance restriction

Published on September 15, 2019

The Employment Allowance (EA) is a valuable relief, particularly for small businesses as it potentially…

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Renting your Parking space – Tax free

Published on September 8, 2019

Finding a parking space in a town centre or near to the station is often…

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Please get in touch if you need further advice, have any questions about our services or would like a free consultation.