Serving Hove Since 1976

Handling All of Your Accounting Needs



Our Story

Gilbody and Co was established in Hove in 1976 and today, we provide accounting and tax services for small businesses and individuals.  We can assist with a wide range of services including tax returns, annual accounts, payroll, CIS, company secretarial,  independent examinations and bookkeeping.

Who We Are

We help many small businesses including sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and landlords and offer a wealth of experience and expertise. We are dedicated to delivering a personal and professional service to all our clients and at the same time, we provide commitment and care by a team of friendly and approachable staff.

Our Vision

We believe that our team are refreshingly down to earth, unpretentious and accessible. We  speak to all our clients in clear jargon-free language to cut through the confusion.

We provide a free initial consultation to all prospective new clients. Contact us today to arrange a meeting to discuss your business or accounting requirements.






Year End Accounts

At Gilbody and Co, we aim to provide you with up to date and relevant financial information, giving you the peace of mind that your accounts and tax returns are up to date, your payroll runs smoothly and your VAT returns are prepared on time.

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Good tax advice in business is essential if you want to minimise your tax bills and ensure you are not paying too much tax.

We can help you with Business or Personal tax advice.

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It is important that your payroll is managed by experienced personnel in order to ensure your employees are paid on time. 

Our payroll bureau service offers a comprehensive payroll function covering all aspects of day to day payroll operations and Real Time Information reporting procedures.

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Company Secretarial

We can ease the burden and take the strain from the company secretary by performing many of the statutory tasks on their behalf such as the preparation and filing of statutory returns and company formations.

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Independent Examinations

Gilbody and Co. carry out Independent Examinations of Accounts on behalf of trustees or committees to give to their members.


We will also prepare the accounts and deal with all submissions that are required by the Charity Commission.



Years of Experience

Alison Bristow FMAAT AATQB  qualified in 1999 with the AAT after having started working at Gilbody and Co in 1988.


She became a partner in July 1999 and then took over the following year.


She has over 25 years experience in practice and is a Reporting Accountant, Independent Examiner and qualified AAT Bookkeeper. 




Our Address

First Floor
201a Church Road
East Sussex

Our Email

Our Phone No.

01273 738221

Get in touch for a free initial consultation

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