The Parliamentary Review

Hot off the press, I am extremely chuffed to announce that I have had an article published in The Parliamentary Review. This really is a terrific honour, and I think it came about as a result of a recommendation from our local MP, Theresa Villiers. I then received a very nice letter from Lord Pickles. … Continued

2018 Iris Customer Awards

I am delighted to announce that Stuart Harris Associates was recently shortlisted (with two other firms) in the prestigious 2018 Iris Customer Awards. Our video (produced by the whizz-kids at Social Iceberg, and over 1,200 views) was up for Marketing Innovation Firm of the Year. The photograph below is of me and the lovely Mrs … Continued

May The Friendliness Be With You

Although I use ‘friendly accountant’ as a marketing tool, there is actually a lot of hard work behind it :- – Being easily contactable – Explaining things in plain English – Being a good networker, either to help clients to grow their own businesses, or recommending goods or services when needed If I’m being serious, … Continued

Key Connections Networking (KCN)

Check out our latest video. As you’ll know, I am a very keen networker. It’s helped me to build up my practice, and I also encourage clients to grow their businesses. Plus, if you need someone or something, see if KCN can help you 😄 Key Connections Networking (KCN) Also check out the latest video … Continued

Awful Bank Service

You will see from today’s Daily Mail, that the Friendly Accountant has now become the Friendly Campaigning Accountant : Awful Bank Service I am attacking this from a personal angle, I’m a bank customer myself, and I act for lots of clients who are also affected by awful bank service :- – general poor service … Continued

FSB London business awards 2015 - Finalist

FSB London Business Awards 2015 – Finalist

I am actually rather chuffed to announce that Stuart Harris Associates are finalists in the FSB London Business Awards 2015. We have been nominated in the Business Innovation category for our e-reminders. This simple electronic calendar device reminds our clients of their tax liabilities. I’d also like to give the FSB a plug. They are … Continued


Dealing with HMRC – Tactics

As a seasoned professional, I sometimes have to think outside of the box in order to win an argument with HMRC. In fact, my clients don’t get a lot of queries, and I’ve been told that HMRC keep a database of those accountants they think are reputable, and those that aren’t. However, over the years, … Continued