About Essell

Who are Essell?

Essell are a firm of accountants based in North Shields established in 1981.

Our professionally trained team have experience dealing with Sole Traders, Partnerships, Private Limited Companies, Community Interest Companies and Charities.

You can find out more about Essell and the individual members of staff who you shall be dealing with by reading ‘Our People’ page.

Services We Offer

Annual and Management Accounts

Preparation of accounts to enable you to monitor how your business is performing. These can be prepared monthly, quarterly or annually depending on your requirements.

These accounts will be compliant with HM Revenue & Customs and Companies House and can be used as evidence of income when applying for a mortgage.

Personal Taxation

Sole Traders, Partnerships and Directors of limited companies are all required to complete annual self-assessment tax returns. We can prepare and submit your tax return to HM Revenue & Customs and offer advice regarding other personal taxes including Capital Gains Tax.

Business Taxation

As well as completing your limited company accounts we will ensure compliance with HM Revenue & Customs regarding your corporation tax.

We can also assist with P11d completion and advice regarding taking a dividend over a salary and the implications of company car ownership.


We can discuss with you the implications of VAT registration and if not compulsory, whether or not VAT registration is beneficial for your business.

We can assist you with VAT registration and advise you on the various VAT schemes available.

Once registered we can assist you with VAT Returns, filing with HM Revenue & Customs and any VAT queries as they arrive.


We use Iris payroll Software and can offer processing of weekly or monthly payrolls.
We ensure up to date filing and advice regarding PAYE, National Insurance, Real Time Information (RTI) and Auto Enrolment.


We offer a bookkeeping service to ensure your records are kept up to date and organised. This service can assist you with the preparation of your annual accounts.

We also offer assistance and advice regarding your current bookkeeping system to reassure you that it is being completed correctly.

Companies House Compliance

We offer a range of services including:

  • Limited company formation
  • Provision of registered office
  • Preparation and filing of your Companies House Confirmation Statement
  • Assistance with any changes required with Companies House

If you are interested in any of the services listed above please contact us for further information using the details on our ‘Contact Us’ page.