Makesworth has been able to secure affiliations with several professional bodies, and is proud to be associated with them.
ACCA Regulated & ACCA Approved Employers
We are an ACCA-regulated firm with Gold Approved Employer status, which aims to recognise and reward ACCA qualifications with high standards of staff training and development
The Institute of Certified Practising Accountants (ICPA)
Makesworth is also a member of ICPA, a uniquely designed platform for accountants committed to keeping their practice compliant with all the regulatory authorities and providing peace of mind for clients
IPSE Endorsed Accountants
As IPSE Endorsed Accountants, we provide services to contractors with reassurances that our firm has passed the entrance criteria with quality checks and specific training in areas that affect contractors
Investor In People
Investor in People (IIP) has accredited us for caring, supporting and training all employees for the good of the workplace. IIP has recognised our skills and expert employees who are dedicated to delivering exceptional service to a wide range of clients across the UK.
The Society of Professional Accountants (SPA)
As a member of The Society of Professional Accountants (SPA), we have access to numerous benefits, including legal advice, which help us provide assistance to our clients in specialist accountancy areas
As members of 2020 Innovation, we make sure that our team is well informed and trained in every new technology, keeping ahead in areas such as Making Tax Digital
ICAEW Authorised Training Employers
Welcoming ACCA trainees, we have joined the community of ICAEW-authorised employers in order to develop the next generation of ICAEW Chartered Accountants.
AAT Accredited Employers
We have been successful in securing AAT-accredited employer status to encourage AAT qualifications with high standards of staff training and development
QuickBooks – Elite Pro Advisors
We are Elite Pro Advisors of QuickBooks with qualified staff members who are Certified QuickBooks Pro-Advisors.
Xero – Platinum Partner
Each member of staff is a Xero Certified advisor, with the firm being a Platinum Partner of Xero Networ
In order to demystify accounting for freelancers and small businesses, Makesworth has also established a partnership with Free Agent.
Business For Good
Makesworth believes that support, no matter how big or small, is vital for the long-term future of humanity and community, which is why we have become part of B1G1 Business For Good
St Luke’s Hospice
With Corporate Social Responsibility in mind, Makesworth wanted to get involved in community-focussed activities as a way of giving back. Through the team at St. Luke’s we have been able to make a real difference to the people whose illnesses are incurable, enabling them to achieve the best possible quality of life during the final stages of their illness.
We are part of the Handpicked Network, helping our clients with various specialised services over and above the day-to-day accounting
Cyber Essential Certified
Makesworth Accountants takes the security and privacy of your data very seriously. We are proud to be accredited as Cyber Essential Compliant, which safeguards our business against any potential cyber threats. It outlines the requirements for mitigating the most common internet-based threats to cybersecurity. Cyber Essentials is for all organisations, of all sizes, in all sectors. By deploying the five basic controls within Cyber Essentials, our business is protected against the most common forms of cyber-attack
AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)