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We’ve helped 20,000 contractors maximise their pay.
Churchill Knight & Associates Ltd specialises in providing accountancy services for contractors and freelancers in the UK. Our journey started in 1998 when John Payne, an IT Contractor at the time, grew frustrated at the lack of contractor-focused financial services. As a result, he and his wife Louise set up Churchill Knight & Associates Ltd – one of the UK’s first contractor accountants.
Over 20 years’ later, Churchill Knight & Associates Ltd has earned a reputation as one of the leading contractor accountants in the marketplace. This is thanks to both our dedication to customer service and our commitment to compliance.
To remain competitive and to cater to contractors looking for a variety of emerging payroll services, Churchill Knight Umbrella was launched in 2016. In a short space of time, Churchill Knight Umbrella has experienced significant growth and currently processes the payroll of thousands of contractors every month.
However, our capabilities don’t stop there. Churchill Knight also provides accountancy for small and medium-sized businesses, expert landlord accountancy (special-purpose vehicles), CIS limited company accountancy, and more. We even have a dedicated personal tax department – in-house!
From the very beginning, our priority has always been compliance, and we’re proud to be FCSA accredited. The FCSA is the UK’s leading industry body that is committed to ensuring the supply chain of temporary workers is compliant and ethical.
Whether you’re looking for a trustworthy contractor accountant with a proven track record, or you need a compliant and dependable umbrella company for your next assignment, you’ve come to the right place. Our friendly and professional team is here to help you with every step of your contracting career.
We look forward to working with you!
Churchill Knight is accredited by the Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA). The FCSA is the leading UK-base industry body that is dedicated to ensuring the supply chain of temporary workers is compliant and ethical.
From our first day of operation, Churchill Knight has always been committed to providing our clients with a compliant service. That is why we are so proud to have earned the prestigious FCSA accreditation. We believe there is no better way to showcase our dedication to compliance within our industry. Our clients (limited and umbrella) are truly in the safest hands.
Founded in 1998, Churchill Knight was set up by a contractor – exclusively for contractors. Over the past 20 years’, we’ve helped thousands of contractors work through a limited company, and we look forward to helping thousands more with their accountancy requirements.
Churchill Knight offers:
Churchill Knight Umbrella was created to provide a stress-free payroll service for contractors and freelancers. The number of contractors on our payroll is increasing each week and this is mainly thanks to positive word of mouth.
Every Churchill Knight Umbrella client gets access to:
“I was new to contracting and had little idea about setting up a business, keeping the finances in order on an ongoing basis and avoiding any potential pitfalls. Churchill Knight & Associates Ltd, who came on recommendation, made the whole process easy. On an ongoing basis the invoicing, expenses handling and remittance advice has removed the chore of having to manage this myself, all communications in these areas have always been prompt and clear. Notification of when and how much to pay for VAT etc. have also always been clear and timely”.
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