Tax Planning, Accountancy and Business Development Advice

Based on 25 Years Experience as Practising Chartered Accountants

Accountants You Can Talk To

You've come to the Right Place if...

You're just starting out and you need help to grow
You're tired of receiving poor advice and service
You're looking for an accountant who listens to you and offers telephone and email support throughout the year
You don't want to pay fines because of missed deadlines
You want your accounts on time and to pay an agreed fee
You need free accounting software to prepare your bookkeeping, VAT and monthly accounts online or an accountant who understands Sage systems
You feel you are paying too much tax and want a free, no obligation, consultation
You want in depth business and marketing advice throughout the year and not just historic accounts and tax returns
You're confused and just want a friendly chat

Whatever the reason, we are here to help you

Your initial advice and meeting are completely free of charge, and without obligation, and without commitment. Click Here to contact us!

Free Monthly Newsletters

Our Free monthly newsletters 'Tax Tips and News' include a selection of clear articles aimed at small to medium businesses.

They include the latest tax news and tips, as well as business and marketing advice written in plain jargon-free language!

You can view these newsletters Free on our website here.

Did you know...

You can sign up to receive future issues of our newsletter in your 'inbox' so you can always be first to know all the latest information.

The newsletter is completely Free and simple to sign up for. If you wish to do so, there is a form at the bottom of every newsletter, or you can Click Here. Please be assured, we will never pass your details to anyone else.

Free Kashflow Online Bookkeeping System

We offer clients Free use of the brilliant Kashflow online bookkeeping system to assist you with bookkeeping, VAT and monthly accounts and so we can help you monitor your business throughout the year!

We will tailor the system to suit your business' needs and you won't need to download a thing!

Kashflow works great on your iPad, tablet or even your smartphone. Send an invoice, chase debt or just keep up to date wherever you are!

Download the guide here.

Did you know...

We also support Sage accounts systems and offer technical assistance. See here for more details. If you want to know more about how these services can help with the running of your business, don't hesitate. Contact us now by clicking here!

What We Offer

  • Free use of Kashflow online bookkeeping system.
  • Helpful Telephone and Email Support all year.
  • Low Cost Limited Company Formations.
  • Three Month Free Trial of our Services.
  • 100% Risk Free Satisfaction Guarantee.
  • Free Monthly Tax and Business Newsletter "Tax Tips and News".
  • Free 70 Page "Business Start Up Guide".
  • Free 90 Page Guide "How to Pay Less Tax".
  • Free 300 Page Guide "Business Growth Guide".
  • Free Initial Consultation with practical advice - and No Hard Sell.


Click an image to view our locations

Aston-Under-Lyne Office
Blackpool Office

Ashton-Under-Lyne and Tameside

18 Church Street,

  • TEL: 0161 339 7502

Blackpool, Kirkham, Lytham and St. Annes

15 Olympic Court,
Whitehills Business Park,
Blackpool, FY4 5GU

  • TEL: 01253 320018

Watch a demonstration of Kashflow, our superb Online Bookkeeping System

"You can't afford to take risks with your choice of accountants. Choosing Hanley & Co is not a decision you will regret."
C Cotton - Stay and Play Ltd

"I appreciate everything Hanley & Co has done for me and would always recommend your company."
G McGill - Spot on Entertainment Ltd

"Over our many years with Hanley & Co. we have found that they really are "Accountants you can talk to!" Staff, both present and past, have always been helpful and informative. Queries are dealt with in a prompt and efficient manner."
R Ashton - Ashton's Tools & Fasteners Ltd.

"Probably my best business decision over all my near 30 years in business was to employ Hanley & Co-as my company's accountants."
C Pimlott - ACP & D Ltd

"Hanley & Co are always there for you when you need them to be"
SG Bardsley - Rothwell Estate Agents

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Our philosophy is to always...

  • Provide you with year round Telephone Advice and E-mail support, by our Partner Dean Logan and his experienced, qualified team, when You need it.
  • Never surprise You with unexpected bills.
  • Aim for You to pay the least amount of tax payable within the law.
  • Communicate with You 'effectively' at all times.
  • Give you access to high quality, experienced staff, I.T. and resources.
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Accountancy and Tax Preparation Services

Whilst Annual Accounts are required by law, our aim is to add value and provide quality reporting and information that you can use to improve your business.

We do not want you to see this as just another annual cost – this is an investment in valuable business information to be used by you to improve your business.

At Hanley & Co the aim is to provide you with a service which is both constructive and helpful rather than just a historic 'score keeping' exercise. Read More!

Why you might not want to use Hanley and Co...

You already have an accountant

If you are happy with the service you are receiving we are delighted for you. However, if you feel that you would like to take advantage of all the additional Free services we offer (in particular, our Free Online Bookkeeping System Kashflow and all year-round access to our experienced partner Dean Logan), we would appreciate a chance to introduce ourselves.

Changing accountants is very easy process, and only requires a letter from us to your existing accountant. Assuming you have no outstanding fees to pay them, the cost of changing is totally free. You should not be charged for the hand over of information.

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General Business Advice & Contacts

Over many years we have built up contacts in various professional areas which can assist in the development of your business. We can personally introduce you to Bank Managers, Lawyers and Independent Financial Advisors, whom we know and trust.

We also offer 'All Year Round Email and Telephone Assistance' to all our clients. You can discuss any matter relating to your business, or your own personal circumstances. We will endeavour to resolve all issues quickly and efficiently, and will welcome hearing from you if you want a 'sounding board' before making financial decisions or have any concerns. We really are 'Accountants You Can Talk To'!

We will take the worry out of all the 'red tape' which is involved in running a business.

You can concentrate on getting on with your business, and leave us to take care of the regulations, paperwork and returns which need to be filed on time, avoiding fines! Read More!

Free Online Bookkeeping System

We offer all clients a new way to manage their bookkeeping and accounts - over the internet!

The market leading Kashflow online System is also ideal for clients who wish for Hanley & Co's trained staff to look after their bookkeeping for them. These clients will still be able to log onto the internet to view the up to date data and view summary reports throughout the year.

We can arrange a Free demonstration, and tailor the system to exactly suit the requirements of all interested clients.

Training and support is given to clients who decide to use our Kashflow system... Read More!

Company Formations

Speedy Reliable Cost Effective Service

For over ten years we have used the same reliable company formation agents, forming an excellent working relationship with Hanover Company Services.

They advise us regularly about technical issue and changes in Company Law Regulations. They also provide us with an ultra fast company formation service, at very competitive prices.

Generally, our new company orders are fulfilled within 24 hours, allowing us to provide a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation of your new Company quickly. Read More!

Totally Free - No Obligation, Unlimited Consultation

You will be very pleased to hear we do not speak "accountants jargon", just plain English.

If you already have an accountant that's fine, the meeting is totally confidential and if you do decide to proceed with us we will handle the changeover for you.

Following the initial meeting, we will provide you with a clear fee quotation together with a detailed report outlining our various recommendations. Read More!

For directions to offices please click here

Whatever your business - we will almost certainly act for a number of very similar clients. We use our practical experience (gained with over twenty five years in practice) to give our clients practical, positive advice throughout the year.

Personal Service and Practical Advice by our Experienced Partner Dean Logan Always Available To All Clients - Guaranteed

New Clients are Always Welcome.


Contact Us

Ashton-Under-Lyne: 0161 339 7502
Blackpool and Fylde: 01253 320018
Central Manchester: 0161 858 0065
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