Dafferns Chartered Accountants

Accountant · One Eastwood, Binley Business Park, Coventry, England

  • Making Tax Digital Ready


    Making Tax Digital Ready 
  • Xero Migration


    Xero Migration 
  • Gold champion partner

    Partner status

    Gold champion partner 
  • Partner since 2012


    Partner since 2012 
  • Xero payroll certified


    Xero payroll certified 
  • Xero advisor certified


    Xero advisor certified 

About us

A full service advisory and accounting firm covering all of the UK. Xero setup, training, bookkeeping, payroll and Vat, fixed monthly fees, proactive advice and ethical tax planning.

We advise start ups, contractors, Micro, SME and International businesses and charities.


  • Association of Accounting Technicians (UK)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • AGN International

Meet the team

Dafferns Chartered Accountants advisors: 40 - Xero certifications: 33

To become certified, advisors complete learning modules on Xero’s key features and pass a practical exam.

Martin Gibbs


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  • 5 years Xerocon attendance

Managing Partner Dafferns LLP Chartered Accountants, advising ambitious owner managed SMEs, business strategist, blogger, helping clients plan, grow, make more profit and pay less tax

Mandeep Gill

Small Business Services manager

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  • 1 year Xerocon attendance

Providing excellent client service. The scope of work varies a great deal from client to client and I always aim to provide a high standard of service. Converting clients to Xero is my specialism.

Sally Sutherland

Small Business Services Manager

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  • Xero advisor certified
    Has a strong understanding and practical knowledge of how to use Xero with clients.
  • Making Tax Digital Ready
    Has training and expertise in helping UK businesses meet the HMRC requirements for making tax digital.
  • 2 years Xerocon attendance

With over 25 years in the profession I have practical experience dealing with small owner managed businesses ranging from sole traders to larger limited companies.

Margaret Hopkins

Small Business Services Manager

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I prepare accounts for small businesses including all aspects of accounts preparation and business tax. My clients cover a wide range of business activities.

Trudy Laity

Client Services Manager

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  • 4 years Xerocon attendance

I manage ReSource Accounting Care, a team of four people within Dafferns, helping clients with their day-to-day bookkeeping, payroll, VAT and management information needs.

Helen Bister

Client Service Assistant

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  • Xero advisor certified
    Has a strong understanding and practical knowledge of how to use Xero with clients.

I work in Resource as part of a team, doing bookkeeping, VAT management accounts and payroll for a number of client. Working in the office and at the clients place of work.

Dafferns Chartered Accountants: Bank experience

Clients of Dafferns Chartered Accountants connect to a range of banks via Xero. Dafferns Chartered Accountants specialises in working with some of those banks; they can help with setting up bank feeds, and are knowledgeable about accessing bank loans and streamlining payments through Xero.

Bank connections 

  • NatWest
  • PayPal
  • HSBC

Dafferns Chartered Accountants: Industry experience

Dafferns Chartered Accountants works with businesses across a range of industries. They specialise in helping to choose apps that integrate with Xero to boost business performance for some of those industries.

Industries Served 

  • Accommodation and hospitality
  • Administration and support services
  • Agriculture
  • Arts and recreation
  • Construction and trades
  • Education
  • Finance and insurance
  • Healthcare and social services
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing, advertising and consulting
  • Media and communications
  • Not-for-profit
  • Professional services
  • Public administration
  • Real estate and hiring services
  • Repairs and personal services
  • Retail
  • Transportation and storage
  • Utilities

Dafferns Chartered Accountants : App experience

Dafferns Chartered Accountants serves clients who use 6 different apps that connect and integrate with Xero.

Connected apps

Find us

Dafferns Chartered Accountants has offices in 3 locations


One Eastwood, Binley Business Park, Coventry, CV3 2UB, England

+44 2476221046


Davy Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BX, England

+44 1752 39777

Leamington Spa

Oxford Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 4RA, England

+44 1926 330464

New to Xero? Dafferns Chartered Accountants can help

Xero is beautiful online accounting software for smaller businesses. Dafferns Chartered Accountants can help make your switch as smooth as possible.

Contact them to find out how they can help your business.

  • 5 Years Xerocon Attendance ?
    The firm shows a commitment to Xero and to professional development by having one or more of their people attend Xerocon, Xero’s annual global conference, for the number of years shown.
  • Partner since 2012
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