Testimonials

"I have worked with Duncan & Toplis for over 10 years and in that time they have helped with year end accounts, enquiries, audits and various business and tax advice."

Michael Johnson, Director - Tapedrive Limited, Partner – Eascot LLP

"Spending a significant amount of time with the Practice and Surgeries during the first few months of our working Partnership, the Duncan & Toplis team are absolutely focused on getting the best results for their clients."

Ian Razzell, Business and Finance Director at Oakham Medical Practice

"D & T wholeheartedly supported us throughout our transition from school to academy, ensuring it went seamlessly."

Julie Aquilina, Business Manager at Ash Field Academy

"You have been most efficient, shown great patience and always been very understanding and sympathetic. Once again, thank you very much."

Duncan & Toplis Probate Services client

"We have a growing and fairly complex international business, and were seeking to change accountants to gain a higher level of service and assistance than our previous accountants were willing to provide for a reasonable cost."

Phil Ely
EHS Data Ltd

"Duncan & Toplis have been the backbone of the business through a period of substantial growth and eventual sale of the company. They are always on hand to offer support and advice when needed. I would be happy to recommend Duncan & Toplis to anyone who wants to grow or build their business."

Carl Sedlan,
Fen-Bay Services

“We are so grateful to Duncan & Toplis for their energy and expertise in seeing beyond the initial facts and achieving such a great result…”

Mr & Mrs J

"I can only thank Duncan & Toplis for their excellent analysis and advice when it came to setting up the best structure for our trade in the UK. They were prompt, professional and demonstrated the strength of Duncan & Toplis we were promised."

Dougall Love,
Clarity Hospitality Software Solutions UK Ltd

"Everything Duncan & Toplis’ tax team have done for us has been brilliant. Efficient, proactive and ready with a solution every time. I always enjoy our meetings."

Dominic Cullen,
Cullen Property Investments Limited

"The team at Duncan & Toplis have provided clear and positive instruction, explained complex documentation and provided reassurance at each stage of what could have been a daunting process. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them for their tax advisory work."

Rebecca Jacoby Scholes,
Voice Studio International

"From the mundane to the esoteric, VAT at home in the UK or tax matters overseas, Duncan & Toplis have helped us sail all waters."

Kasun Perera,
Carbon Activated Limited

"For many years Duncan & Toplis have provided us with great service not only with our annual accounts and taxes but also with a number of specific transactions including the recent purchase of our business premises."

Declan and Jo O’Beirne, J D Opticians

"Duncan & Toplis were able to provide all the financial services we needed in a friendly and thoroughly professional manner at every stage including the final sale of our company. "Having Duncan & Toplis as part of our team helped us make the right choices and achieve our goals."

John Soulsby

"As a charity starting from scratch with an ambitious, and very challenging aim to raise a significant amount of money for us to complete our vision of a permanent memorial for the losses suffered by Bomber Command in the Second World War, the support and advice offered by Duncan & Toplis has been invaluable from day one."

Ms Nicky Barr,
LBCM Trust

"We have worked closely with the team at Duncan & Toplis for over 5 years now. During that period they have consistently provided a thorough and timely accounting service in a complex and time pressured market that is Lloyd’s of London. They have also delivered on any ad hoc work that has arisen."

Tim Shenton,
ICP General Partner Limited

"Whether they are providing business or tax advice, carrying out due diligence or assisting us with the accounting requirements of being listed, they continually provide a timely and high quality service. I would highly recommend D&T."

Andrew Nicol,
M Winkworth Plc

"As a mortgage broker, we often have to ask for references etc from Accountants and working with Duncan & Toplis recently has been such a pleasure. It’s a real pleasure finding great professions as it’s always nice to be able to recommend the best when asked by others."

Matthew Gooding,
Mortgage and Protection Broker

"Duncan & Toplis work closely with the Practice to provide an excellent bookkeeping service. We have made the transition to Xero and have never looked back! The functionality is superb and has made every aspect of the accounts process much simpler."

Sarah Liron,
Nettleham Medical Practice

"We would like to thank Duncan & Toplis for the instrumental part they have played in solving a refinancing issue at one of our businesses. We had strict timescales to work to, which were met by the D&T team, and they supported us through the whole process."

Leigh Hall,
Manorcrest Group

"Baytree Nurseries Limited have been using the services provided by Duncan & Toplis for over 5 years."

Jutta Whitworth-Biehler,
Baytree Nurseries Ltd

"The support that we have received from the team at Duncan & Toplis to improve the performance of our practice has been invaluable."

Dr Andrew Doddrell,
Greyfriars Surgery

"What we like about the firm and people there is the approach to advice which is always available, formally or informally. As a developing business operating in a constantly changing sector this is very important to us."

Al-Karim Kachra,
County Court Care Group

"Duncan & Toplis remains one of the outstanding businesses I have worked alongside and the values, visions, client focus and attention to detail are just a few areas where they are head and shoulders above the vast majority of businesses."

Alan Andrews,
Santander UK

"Duncan & Toplis have always provided us with timely and appropriate advice. Their team always act in a professional manner and understand my business."

Karim Lalji,
Halycon Care Limited

"Duncan & Toplis have made every effort to get to know and understand our school and its individual needs. We would recommend them unreservedly to new convertors and existing academies considering changing their accountants and advisers."

Jeremy Green,
Carres Grammar School Academy Trust

"The personal, professional and thorough service we receive from Duncan & Toplis on all HR issues ensures that all our operations run incredibly smoothly"

Chris Kirkwood,
Lincoln Drill Hall

"D&T are a very professional firm with good levels of knowledge, manners and communication. We have recommended them as accountants on many occasions and will continue to do so."

Beccie Fierek,
Bottesford Church of England Primary School

"The breadth and detail of the annual accounts meeting that we have is very good and provides relevant financial comparators to assist our own practice development and strategy."

Dr Kieron Wiscombe,
Gosberton Medical Centre

"D&T team members are always friendly and approachable and invariably react to all calls for advice and assistance in a timely and most professional manner."

Peter Kirkbride,
The King’s School, Grantham

"I have always found your payroll service very efficient and so easy to use. It represents excellent value for money as it completely removes any of the hassles of preparing the monthly payroll."

David Snushall, Managing Director Peagreen

"We have been very impressed with the service we have received from Duncan & Toplis and their staff. We would recommend their service to any converting school or existing academy."

Mrs Debbie Davidson,
Boston Grammar School

"We believe the advice and service we receive from Duncan & Toplis is of the highest standard and delivers superb overall value for us."

Finance Director,
FMC Global Talent

"The Medical team at Duncan & Toplis are incredibly knowledgeable about the tax system in relation to GPs and have consequently saved me a significant amount of money - over and above the cost of their fees."

Dr Melanie Morris

"They are always fast to respond to queries and our end of year accounts are turned around very efficiently. All of the staff are easy to talk to; they are friendly and talk in simple terms."

Jodie Knight,
Harrowby Lane Surgery

"The service that they have provided us has been genuinely excellent. Most importantly of all, D&T are nice people to work with: friendly, expert, accommodating and highly professional. I would recommend D&T unreservedly."

Hugh Griffiths,
Inzpire Limited

"We have been using Duncan & Toplis since converting to Academy status in September 2010. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anybody, their professionalism and expertise is second to none."

Corrina Beckett,
Barnby Road Academy

"We converted to an Academy on 1 February 2012 and Duncan & Toplis have supported us during this time. They provide an excellent service, for which we have been very grateful. All in all they have made our conversion much easier to deal with"

Maureen Thorpe,
Quarrydale Academy Ltd

"I would like to put on record that the service I have received from yourselves at Duncan & Toplis has been first class and it has been a real pleasure to work with you."

Andy Brooke

"I would have no hesitation in recommending Duncan & Toplis to any potential Academy convertor. Their service is excellent, their pricing is competitive and the knowledge and guidance they provide you with would be a comfort to Headteachers, Governors and Administrators alike."

Mr J Treasure,
John Spendluffe Technology College

"From recruitment and employee relations all the way through to organisational development and capability planning, Duncan & Toplis’s HR team have delivered great value and have been a valuable extension of our management team."

David Vidilini,
Korbond Industries Limited

"Duncan & Toplis have provided a highly professional service to Hawthorn Medical Practice for a number of years and we value their expertise, appreciating their specialist knowledge and understanding of healthcare accounting."

Zara Epton,
Hawthorn Medical Practice

"We have used Duncan and Toplis for both business and personal advice for a period of over 12 years. During that time we have always had one major point of contact."

Bryan Donald, Director Q6000 Ltd

"The service provided by Duncan & Toplis is very good and we have a high level of confidence in the information and guidance provided."

Tim Spencer,
Mowbray Consultancy Limited

"We moved to Duncan & Toplis over four years ago when we were expanding. They attend our board meetings and advise on governance. Furthermore, they have brought the company up to date, saving time, improving efficiency and ensuring accurate reporting to our growers."

Stephen Francis,
Fen Peas Ltd

"Rushlake Farms Limited and its directors have been with Duncan & Toplis for 50 years. They have served us very well with regard to our accountancy and taxation matters and perhaps most importantly have been invaluable in assisting in our future planning."

Brian Spence,
Rushlake Farms Limited

"As our business has grown, Duncan & Toplis's service has grown to support us. Their combination of convenient local presence, continuity of personnel, in depth understanding of how we work has helped us run our business better."

Tony Parkinson,
HiLife

“Duncan & Toplis have played a really significant part in the growth and development of our company since they became our accountants more than 15 years ago."

Karl Simmons,
SA Gas Engineers Ltd

"D&T are at the end of a phone for anything financial we need to check out, analyse and move forward on. We are an agile business and D&T help us to be fast moving and decisive."

Simon Shaw,
Optima Graphic Design Consultants Ltd

"Duncan & Toplis have been our business accountants for more than 40 years, over those years that relationship has grown as our business has grown in size and complexity. Remarkably they appear to enjoy the challenge of a multifaceted company with unusual computer systems, and complicated VAT."

Rachael Hockmeyer,
Hockmeyer Motors

"We have used Duncan & Toplis for three generations, and whilst I question any bill for professional services, I have the confidence that any inspection will turn up no unwanted nasties. Their advice has helped us take our business forward to the generations to come."

Mark Rollinson,
J G Litherland (Rhubarb)

"Duncan & Toplis have been representing our company for 40 years and during this time have increased the range of services provided."

Jeremy Morris,
ET Morris and Son

"I rely on Duncan & Toplis to provide a comprehensive set of monthly management accounts. Always produced on time with a minimum of fuss and a high level of expertise. Our Swedish shareholders have frequently complimented them in fact."

Owen McGuigan,
M&S Softwood Limited

"We have benefitted from working with Duncan & Toplis over the last 45 years. Their expertise has been invaluable in ensuring we have optimised our business structure in changing market conditions."

Robert Beckett,
E.A. Sheardown & Co. Ltd

"Whenever I ring for anything regarding my businesses payroll, the help and explanations I’m given are always in a courteous and friendly manner."

Tracy Kurz, UNITEC Electrical Contractors

"Wow, this guy is great. Wish all accountants I dealt with were as responsive as him. They seem a good firm...impressed"

Legal Firm

"I have been with Duncan & Toplis for 10 years now. They have proved very effective at tax planning for me, involving my farming partnership and company, pensions and trusts. They have all been invaluable members of a great team, keeping my business on a sound financial path."

Richard Thomas,
Robert Thomas Farms Limited

"Whether you need immediate attention from partners, tax advisors or payroll, D&T simply deliver time and again. The high retention of dedicated professional staff is their greatest asset."

Colin Young,
Golding Young Limited

"Over time our relationship with Duncan & Toplis has moved, from the production of annual accounts and a subsequent partners' meeting, to involvement in the business plans, to a management buy-in, to the planning and sale of the business, and the subsequent provision of estate planning/"

Jeremy Coleclough,
Private client

"We have been very happy with the service provided by Duncan & Toplis as they are always prompt in replies to questions and do not bamboozle us with technical jargon."

Ian Atkinson,
Alford Group of Doctors

"Duncan & Toplis are not just great accountants, they are expert advisors to any size of business. Unusually they are at the cutting edge of tax strategy and structure, but are still able to deliver the highest level of personal service."

James Birch,
Doddington Hall

"We have been clients of Duncan & Toplis for many years and get a number of competitors contacting us from time to time but we have never changed because we are confident that the service we receive is very good."

John Wright,
Paktronic Engineering Co. Ltd

"Our family business has used Duncan & Toplis for over twenty-five years. The length of time we have been with them says it all - a safe pair of hands with guidance and support whenever needed."

Jonathan Holden,
Holdens

"Although our business is relatively small and uncomplicated we receive the same care and professionalism from Duncan & Toplis that you would normally associate with a much larger assignment."

Ted Swordy,
Grove & Rufford Woodlands Ltd

"Duncan & Toplis have acted for our caravan park for well over 20 years and throughout that time I have found the support and understanding of the sector second to none."

Jim Evans,
Chair of Lincolnshire BH&HPA Branch

"Duncan & Toplis been my accountant for many years now and I wouldn’t change a thing. Their expertise means I can get on with the important task of running my business."

Kay Thackray,
Bernard Holmes Precision Engineering Limited

"As a company we pride ourselves on providing a dedicated personal service for clients. It is clear to us that this ethos is the same within D & T."

Glen Stewart,
Tribeck Limited

"Duncan & Toplis have managed the accounts of our family business since the 1970s. The relationship with our accountant is an important one to us; we rely on them to keep us up to date with legislation changes and we trust them to administer our accounts with our best interests at the fore."

John Francis,
Francis and Son Ltd

"I have employed Duncan & Toplis as my accountants for well over 30 years, both for my farming business accounts and for tax planning purposes."

Derek North,
DG North

"We have been using the services of Duncan & Toplis for at least 10 years for all our accounting, VAT and business matters and found them to provide an excellent service at all times."

C N Kurz & G Batterby,
UNITEC Electrical Contractors Limited

"I find it very refreshing to be working with someone who is always happy to help and offer very good advice - which they have the ability to explain in a way that is easy to understand and implement."

Scott Frances,
Callow Retail Ltd

"Duncan & Toplis look after my small PR consulting business with considerable care and expertise, and they are a pleasure to deal with."

Bruce Dodworth, Seaglass PR Ltd

"After a beauty parade of Lincolnshire firms we settled on Duncan & Toplis as they ticked all the boxes we were looking for, plus the references provided were all very positive."

Jonathan Schaffer,
Plum Products

“I very much value the opportunity to attend meetings with D&T; there is always something to learn and it reminds me that my financial affairs are in safe hands!”

John Marriott,
Fenceline Supplies Ltd

"Reflect Recruitment Group Ltd has worked with Duncan & Toplis for a number of years and I have personally worked with the Partners."

Cameron Ford,
Reflect Recruitment Group Ltd

"They quickly grasped the complicated structure of our business along with its inherent family foundation and we have built up an excellent working relationship, which we value."

Peter Wiggins-Davies,
Revesby Estate

"We have been lucky enough to have Duncan & Toplis handle our varied accounts over the last couple of years. The figures are produced on a very timely basis, so we can focus on them while events are fresh in our minds. The service we receive represents excellent value for money."

Andrea O’Donnell,
Oxton Estate

"We have been clients for a number of years. Throughout that period they have consistently been efficient, helpful and friendly. The partners are capable of explaining complex financial issues in a manner that can be understood by laymen."

Mark Tinsley,
P. C. Tinsley Ltd

"Duncan & Toplis have always provided an excellent all encompassing service tailored to our needs. They are easy to approach and will pull the stops out to get the job done. I would highly recommend their service."

Mike Creak, Kandahar Asset Management

"After meeting several companies, we can honestly say that Duncan & Toplis were oceans apart from the rest. Not only were they keen to have us as clients, but they spoke plain English and explained everything in layman’s terms."

Richard Platt, Woodhall Spa Manor