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Chartered Accountants in Bolton

As Chartered Accountants in Bolton we love number crunching but we also recognise that behind those numbers there are people and businesses, each one with individual needs and goals, each one as highly valued by us as the next.


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Why Choose DonnellyBentley Chartered Accountants?

We’ll help you to grow your business

Our team of Chartered Accountants in Bolton has the experience and business acumen to add significant value to your organisation. Whatever life stage your enterprise is at, from initial start-ups to sole traders, partnerships and Limited companies, we can help. We have a breadth of accounting, tax and business experience working across many sectors. This means we can support you with practical steps and thought provoking ideas.

We’ll help you interpret management accounts to keep abreast of your finances. We’ll open your eyes to new ways of managing your company finances and we’ll enable you to maximise your profits and retain your wealth through strategic planning and tax advice.

So, more than many accountants, we expect to address the bigger picture, after all, that’s what’s kept us in business for almost 100 years.

Payroll Services

Many employers already choose to outsource their payroll to us because:

  • It frees up their time

  • Keeps costs to a minimum

  • Avoids penalties due to missed deadlines

  • Reduces errors and technology issues

  • Leverages professional expertise

Our payroll team can take on this time-consuming task and pay your staff correctly, on time and at a low cost to you.

For a no-obligation consultation get in touch today, we’re ready to start the conversation.

Innovative services that give you the edge

We offer all the standard accounting, audit and tax services as you’d expect, but then there’s much more besides!

We’ve been delivering cloud accounting solutions for a number of years and can help choose and use the best software for your needs.

We are one of just a handful of chartered accountants in the North West that offers a Business Mediation service. This is a confidential and structured mediation process to help resolve business disputes without the need for costly court proceedings.

Charities and Not for Profit organisations require specialist accounting knowledge. We have that knowledge, experience and understanding of third sector organisations.

And now we are leading the way as one of the first accountants to register to carry out Probate work, an area that until recently was the domain of solicitors only.

Cloud accounting – the future is here

We have so many clients who since moving their records into the cloud have not looked back. It’s secure, easy to use and super convenient.

We have over a dozen professionally trained staff who can help you choose the right cloud accounting solution from top providers such as Sage, Xero and Kashflow. Ask about special offers, our staff will be able to advise on the best deal available to you.

We are an approved partner for Xero, Sage and supplier of KashFlow. Prices start from just £6 per month, a small price to pay for flexibility, security and access to your real time accounts from anywhere with an internet connection.

Trial it for a month for free. Take your first step into the cloud by requesting a free quotation here.
Our ibentleys, cloud accounting team will get you up and running fast so you can reap the benefits for the rest of the year and beyond.

How to manage jobs, without high costs

Make your business more efficient with WorkflowMax, an all-in-one, cloud based job management software that offers a modern and effective way to run your business. From leads and quotes, to time-tracking, all the way to invoicing.

A recent survey showed that on average, this system saves users 628 hours of time per year.

It is perfect for:

  • Creative agencies
  • Architects
  • Construction companies and builders
  • Business consultants
  • Engineers and surveyors
  • IT and web services

Find out if it’s perfect for you… call us on 01204 388675

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What Our Clients Say



DonnellyBentley initially helped us with accounts preparation for the Year Ending 31 August 2014. Their staff were very obliging and accommodating from the outset, as we all had to work to particularly tight timescales.

Now, when we know that the auditors are coming Catherine ensures that we are fully briefed to respond to any queries.  She lists everything that we will need to prepare and talks us through it in detail. Good communication and support have been invaluable.





Ours is a family business, started by my father 28 years ago. We are based in Bury and provide good quality frozen meals to elderly and vulnerable people.

We know all about quality and service and so I expect it from my suppliers too. The team at DonnellyBentley are great, always friendly, attentive and very helpful.

They do our accounts; end of year and payroll and the level of service is outstanding.





“Awesome Walls was established 12 years ago with our first indoor climbing centre in Liverpool. Since we changed accountants about three years ago we have noticed a significant difference in the service we receive. We have regular meetings with a partner who is able to explain our finances more clearly to us. When we began to consider the possibility of opening a second centre in Stockport, they made a very valuable contribution. Their thorough understanding of our business helped us to plan our expansion and gave us the confidence we needed to go ahead.”





Angela Donohoe has been both our business and personal accountant since 1999 and, during that time, I have found her to be the consummate professional. Everything required is provided in a prompt manner and presented when necessary, in lay man’s terms. Angela deals with all our issues with a balanced blend of in-depth knowledge and high integrity.

She has a ‘can do’ mindset and a pleasant personality, which is ideal for every business. We have worked together for nearly 16 years now, and I look forward to maintaining our business relationship for the next 16.





We are electrical contractors based in Rossendale and Angela and Gill have been a great support over the past 6 or 7 years. Mostly handling general accounts and wages but also in helping us to organise the recent  restructuring of our business. They are very reliable and always easy to contact when you need them.





I approached DonnellyBentley for advice concerning a taxation matter involving a challenge to my tax affairs by HMRC. I had disagreed with the advice provided by my original taxation advisers, a major international accountancy practice, who advised that I should pay the sums demanded by HMRC.

DonnellyBentley advised that my position was robust and could be defended. With their help, HMRC were defeated and I won the case.

I cannot speak highly enough of the professionalism of the firm.  Their encouragement and support during the lengthy litigation process was essential to maintaining my resolve to defend my rights “Under the Law”.





The whole team at DonnellyBentley are very good. They are nice people to know. I would recommend them for their sincere approach, understanding a client’s needs and providing a unique service to each client.

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