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BFE Brays is an established Yorkshire business providing advisory services to both individuals and businesses with a regional presence. The business incorporated on 1 December 2006 as BFE Brays Limited trading as BFE Brays, previously practising as Leslie Bray & Co for many years.

It is based around its mainstream Chartered Accountancy practice operating in Otley. It draws upon the skilled knowledge of its principals, associated directors, contact professionals and qualified staff to provide a qualitative and supportive service in virtually all aspects of Finance, Business, Taxation and Communications and Information Technology.

The practice is an authorised training office for student Chartered Accountants.  It provides post qualification experience and is also active in training for other accountancy disciplines and taxation qualifications. It embraces the benefits of information technology in communications and softwares for efficient practice operation and client services.

Every client’s affairs, both recurring and special, are co-ordinated and managed by a practice principal with a full knowledge of all aspects of the services package, individually tailored to the instructions agreed. A pro active and innovative approach is taken to all our client services and we are proud to record the success and growth of both long-standing and recent business clients as well as the planned and tax efficient affairs of personal clients.

Personal Finance and taxation clients, including those unrelated to businesses, may be young, active and focused on career advancement or retired. All receive the same high quality service and attention.

Our business clients comprise single owner businesses, partnerships and companies engaged in both UK sales and exports. Their activities and our experience includes manufacturing and construction, retailing and direct supply, service and technical operations, agriculture, transport… new or embryonic businesses are particularly welcome.

Accountancy that offers development and freedom.

Our philosophy is always to do our utmost to…

  • Provide friendly, courteous and efficient service
  • Always exceed your expectations
  • Listen to what YOU are saying
  • Communicate with you quickly and fully
  • Never surprise you with bills you’re not expecting
  • Be honest, truthful and upfront with you at all times
  • Aim for you to pay the least amount of tax payable
  • Provide pro-active business advice wherever possible

We are familiar with clients covering many sectors including…

  • Manufacturing
  • Professional services
  • Retail
  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Property rental and development
  • Transport
  • Information Technology
  • Design and Marketing
  • Service businesses

We appreciate that only in time can we gain your trust, so that you know when we say we can and will do something, we do it. We hope to get that opportunity.

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