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Why Us

Our partners and staff are highly experienced in providing clients with the advice to make sound financial and business decisions.

  • Adaptive
  • Focused
  • Approachable
  • Knowledgeable

Why Barnett Ravenscroft?

Barnett Ravenscroft has been established since 1975 and provides a high quality service to small and medium sized businesses.

  • We employ highly qualified, experienced individuals.
  • Our focus is the future. We see accounts preparation as an essential service and the basis on which to form a target for the future. We can then help you to achieve your plans for the future by providing on-going guidance, monitoring and advice.
  • We believe in long term partnerships are in constant contact with our clients to ensure that opportunities are maximised and threats are averted.
  • Wealth Management – We have our own dedicated wealth management company.
  • We have our own specialised personal tax department.
  • We use the latest in taxation and accounting software to ensure that the service we provide is as efficient as possible.
  • We have clients throughout the UK and with the use of IT we are able to act for them remotely, simply and effectively.
  • Register to carry on audit work in the UK by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Details about our audit registration can be viewed at under reference number C003914549.

The Team

At Barnett Ravenscroft we have built a team that consists of individuals who are all highly qualified in their respective fields.

Although our services are all partner led we use experienced managers to ensure that the needs of all of our clients are promptly and efficiently dealt with.

Our accounts and audit managers are all experienced and knowledgeable and provide an excellent service to our clients. They are flexible and pro-active ensuring that clients receive added value from all of our services.

Our specialist personal tax department is under the direction of a very experienced manager who offers a complete service having a wealth of experience in handling client’s personal tax affairs. The team not only ensure that clients are aware of and meet the many filing deadlines that need to be adhered to, but also ensure that effective tax planning is carried out and that clients are provided with the most tax efficient solutions for their needs.

Our payroll and VAT managers ensure that all of our client’s payroll and VAT needs are met efficiently, effectively and on time. They have a wide range of experience in dealing with all of the issues that clients face in ensuring that deadlines are met and that liabilities are accurately calculated and paid.

All of our staff are friendly, efficient and excellent at meeting the increasingly growing needs of our clients.

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Meet the Directors

Richard Gold

Richard Gold FCA

Richard Gold joined the practice in 1978 and has provided guidance and advice to a wide range of businesses across Birmingham and beyond ever since.

Richard has a wealth of experience with owner managed businesses and assists them with all aspects of their businesses.



Ben Eley

Benjamin Eley ACA

Ben joined the firm in 2011 after working with a top 30 accountancy firm.

Ben has worked with a wide and varied range of businesses throughout the UK providing high quality, timely, pro-active advice.

From large multinational companies to start up businesses, Ben has the experience necessary to assist throughout all of the business stages.

Philip Barnett FCA

Philip Barnett started the practice in 1975 after purchasing the Birmingham office of Camp Ravenscroft.

Philip has been a partner of the firm ever since and provides high quality financial advice to businesses in a range of industries throughout the UK.

Specifically Philip has looked after owner managed businesses and family business throughout his career helping them to reach their goals and providing them with fantastic service.

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