Proactive accounting solutions to grow your business

Based in Southsea, Portsmouth, we offer a range of comprehensive accountancy services, taxation, payroll, support and business advisory services to businesses across multiple industries and individuals.

Who are we?

Established in 2004, we continuously build on our enviable reputation of supplying excellent advice and exceptional level of service to both our business and personal clients alike across many industries in the local community and further afield, including:

  • Construction
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Service Sector
  • Charities and Non Profit Organisations
  • Hospitality
  • Real Estate
  • Professional Services
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • International Trade

We’re not just your ordinary accountancy practice - in addition to traditional core accounting and tax compliance services, we have chartered management accountants and tax advisors providing value added financial, strategic and tax planning services.

We provide proactive accounting solutions at all stages of the business lifecycle for companies in multiple sectors, we listen and work closely with our clients facilitating an advisory approach. From management accounting services, tax planning, performance review, through to CFO support and assisting in filing research and development tax claims, our goal is to grow your business and maximise wealth.

Our aim

Our aim is to work very closely with our clients to deliver all their HM Revenue & Customs and Companies House compliance requirements and provide proactive value added services for those who wish to grow their business and maximise wealth.

We will act as your bookkeeper, accountant, tax advisor and virtual finance director, taking responsibility for the completion of the accounting and tax jobs we are engaged to provide. We would prepare, review with management and submit ahead of filing deadline once approved in a professional manner. For larger and complex businesses, we would go through your operational and strategic needs and based on that we would devise proactive valued added services tailored to your business needs to achieve your short, medium and long term goals.


We are a professional firm with integrity and honesty at all times. In one of your initial meeting we would agree the services you need and the fee we would charge for each service. We use fixed fees for all work. We will not provide you with surprises, particularly with unexpected fees, higher than expected tax liabilities or issues which should have been dealt with earlier. You will never be charged for asking a question, that is what we are here for!

We use latest technology to automate as much of the routine work as possible. As a result, this keeps the financial data up to date and meaningful. With ongoing review of the numbers and regular communication we are able to assist you with making informed decisions which in turn help gain competitive advantage, reduce costs, minimise tax liabilities and maximise profit.

Our Team

We have always recognised the vital importance of our personnel and have actively gone out to attract, train and retain the very best professional staff and invest in continuous development of professional expertise.

Our Founder - Tahir Ahmed, FCA, ACMA

After graduating from Loughborough University with a BSc (Hons) in Accounting & Financial Management in 2001, Tahir joined Ford Motor Company’s fast-track graduate training scheme which led him to become a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) in 2004.

Having held several Senior Financial Analyst roles at Ford, in 2007 Tahir joined Santander Banking Group in London where he gained experience in the financial sector and culminated in him qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW).

In his spare time Tahir formed BC&A Chartered Accountants in 2004 and opened an office for the firm in his home city of Portsmouth in 2008. This was run by a qualified team under his close guidance until he was able to join them full-time having left Santander in 2013.

Outside of work Tahir likes to spend time with his family and follows Premier League football. He likes to travel, learn about diverse cultures and try local food.

Interested in our accountancy services?

Why not contact BC&A Chartered Accountants today for more information or a FREE no obligation quote.

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