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What they say about us...

“I would say there is probably no better accountant in this area than Paul Hornby. Within 20 minutes of moving to Hornby’s, he’d saved us a fortune. Their friendly approach is refreshing from the stuffy stereo typical accountants we were used to. We’ve been with them over 3 years now and the relationship has only got stronger. I recommend them wherever possible.”

“Hornby’s have literally taken accountancy to a new level. Their advice is clear and put over in a way which is easy to understand. What I like about them is they give you solutions not problems. They are always available immediately when I need their advice and it’s always such a friendly place to go.”

“Not only are JF Hornby a leading company in the area, but they have also won Accountants of the Year for 2015 for all of Britain. Barrow AFC is proud to them as their first choice in accounting services. This partnership is a hallmark for Barrow AFC as JF Hornby is a company that passionately supports the club as well as professionally advises it towards best practices.”

“J F Hornby’s are like a breath of fresh air, they give you options and help expand your business. I recommend them all the time to friends who can’t believe the difference they make having them on board.”

“I think Hornby’s are a brilliant firm which offer really good, solid tax advice. We recommend them wherever possible.”

“We have been clients of Hornby’s for nearly 20 years and in that time they have been a constant source of help and advice. We have recommended them many times based on the great service and Paul and John have become good friends.”

“We have seen our business evolve and Hornby’s have always been there right at our side. They have taken all the stress away from things like HMRC enquires and VAT compliance in foreign countries. It’s always good to know when you pick up the phone there is always someone to answer your questions straightaway.”

“As a new digital start-up, our business knowledge was limited. JF Hornby helped guide us through setting up a limited company, payroll, tax, and the 1001 other things that would have otherwise been a nightmare. We can't thank Paul and his team enough.”

“I deal with Hornby’s on a regular basis and what sets them apart is the friendliness and how helpful their staff are. Everything is always easily explained and nothing is too much trouble. Meetings are always relaxed and I feel this has helped me a lot as my business has developed.”

IMA Europe Limited Ian Aird, Director - IMA Europe Limited

“Moving to Hornbys was the best thing we ever did, they have helped us so much. Anything we need is provided instantly not like our previous accountants. Everyone I speak to I recommend Hornbys as they are so friendly.”

“I moved to Hornby’s last year as Paul Hornby seemed to be the accountant everybody was talking about. My circumstances were quite complicated which hadn’t been helped by some bad advice. Paul put me at ease straightaway. Easy to talk to he made things much easier to understand and made changes to save tax immediately. As my business has grown Hornby’s have become a constant source of help and their advice is second to none.”

More than just Accountants

J F Hornby & Co is one of the leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants in Cumbria. We have substantial across-the-board expertise in all aspects of general practice.


Reliable, timely and cost effective information

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Tax advice and support that you can rely on

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Tax Planning

Bespoke, robust and effective tax solutions

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Managing the strategic direction of your business

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Corporate Finance

Innovative approach to structuring deals

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Payroll Solutions

Payroll solutions for businesses, large or small

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