Welcome to the Stables Thompson & Briscoe website

You can always count on us…

We’re here to help you manage your finances and taxes wherever you are based.

Our firm has been part of the South Lakeland and Eden Valley communities for generations and we’ve helped individuals, businesses, farms, trusts, charities and schools to become more tax efficient and profitable.

Our Services


The government has encouraged many schools to convert to academies in recent years with charitable status ...


Accounts production

We can help you with the production of your year-end and management accounts ...



Audits are required by law for companies with any two of - turnover over £10.2 million ...


Book-keeping bureau

All businesses need to keep accurate records for both Tax and VAT purposes ...


Budgets and cash flow projections

Cash flow is the lifeblood of every business. Do you know your cash flow requirements for the next year?


Business planning

If you are a business owner, we always recommend that you have a ‘written down’ business plan to help you focus ...


Business start-up advice

Starting your own business is exciting and full of possibilities ...


HMRC enquiries

If H M Revenue & Customs wants to open an enquiry or investigation into your tax affairs ...



Sometimes it’s hard to work out whether or not becoming a Limited Company is the right course of action ...


Inheritance Tax Mitigation

It was Benjamin Franklin who famously said that there were only two certainties in life ...


Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is essentially a set of reforms relating to the way we all pay our taxes.


Management accounts

Our motto is that if you don't measure it, you can't manage it ...


Payroll processing bureau

Payroll has become more complicated and onerous over the past few years, particularly for smaller businesses ...


Self Assessment Tax Returns

If you need to submit a tax return each year, we can make sure everything is exactly as it should be ...


Tax Enquiry Fee Protection

Protect yourself against the cost of an HMRC enquiry before it’s too late ...


Tax Planning

Like most things in life, planning is always a good idea, and it's particularly true for both personal and business tax ...


VAT advice and returns

We offer a VAT compliance service, where we complete your quarterly or monthly VAT returns ...


We love what we do, and we love helping you

Talking about tax and accounting matters may not be your favourite thing to do, but we love it. Nothing makes us happier than knowing that we can help you sort out a tricky tax problem or implement some new ideas that can make your business organisation more profitable. If you need something highly specialised, we have joined forces with a network of like-minded professional firms who can help you manage whatever situation you face.

No jargon or financial gobbledegook

Being human, friendly and approachable is something we do very well. We don’t talk in jargon or use incomprehensible language, we’re just like you. We’re always accessible and happy to help in any way we can. As a result, our clients tend to stay with us for a very long time.

Your first meeting is always free

We’d be delighted to meet you to discuss ways in which we can help. We’re members of the ICAEW Business Advice Service, so your first meeting with us is free.

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