Ideal Accountancy


Ideal Accountancy are an experienced and friendly team of accountants specialising in offering tax and accountancy services to small and owner managed businesses and individuals. They’re big advocates of cloud accounting and bookkeeping which means businesses can save time, money and allows them to focus on what they are best at, which is working on their business!

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Richard Banfield

The company was formed by Richard Banfield and we asked him to tell us about Ideal Accountancy and how life at The Hive is working out for his business.

Tell us about your company.

With a strong background in accountancy having worked in national and regional accountancy firms specialising in advising SME’s and small business owners, I set up Ideal Accountancy with the goal of providing high value, personally tailored tax and accountancy services to owner managed and small business and individuals.

We work closely with our clients assisting them with business planning, staying on top of their bookkeeping and delivering accountancy and tax solutions and we don’t use accountancy jargon unless our clients really want us to!

When did you move in?

I moved in around 7 weeks ago – I’d been a virtual tenant for almost a year before that though.

Why did you choose the Hive?

I chose The Hive initially because I wanted somewhere modern and professional to meet clients and prospects. I also wanted somewhere to take my post. The Hive fits the bill perfectly and when I reached the point of needing to take on a physical office space it was a very natural and easy progression.

I looked at a couple of other serviced offices (sorry Rob…) and The Hive was top choice on facilities, location and cost.

How have you found The Hive experience so far?

Excellent, the whole team are really friendly and go out of their way to help. The facilities are fantastic and there is a really nice atmosphere around the place.

If you would like to find out more about Ideal Accountancy visit their website.. idealaccountancy.com, email richard.banfield@idealaccountancy.com or phone 01934 611 545.