About us


Rickaby & Co offers the full range of traditional compliance services, such as accounts preparation, tax return completion, payroll, VAT and bookkeeping, as Berkhamsted's Business Growth Accountants Rickaby & Co also offers a host of additional, innovative products and services to help our clients develop their businesses and achieve their goals for growth.

Who are we?


A Firm of Business Growth Accountants in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, specialising in helping small and medium sized businesses with goals for growth. We have a strong belief that our clients will benefit from the relationship that we build with them, ensuring an understanding of their business so that we can provide support at every stage of the business cycle.

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What do we do?

A more detailed list is on our ‘Services’ page, ultimately we want to understand what you do and provide real support and guidance at every stage by understanding your goals and aspirations, whether for your business, your lifestyle or for your tax liability. Of course we also ensure you meet your statutory obligations in good time, and reduce your tax burden as far as possible!

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Who do we act for?

Our clients range from individuals who prefer to let someone else complete their Tax Return each year, to large companies for whom we complete their annual audit, and just about every possibility in between. Many of our clients are within 15 miles of our offices, but many are also spread across the UK, in locations from Worthing to Aberdeen, Great Yarmouth to North Wales. We also act for overseas clients, in the US, Australia, the Philippines, the Middle East and Europe, together with a number of subsidiaries of foreign companies.

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Why appoint us?

We work with you, and with your goals in mind. We want your business to prosper, and we want you to understand how to get (and keep!) the greatest bebefits of your hard work and to reach your goals. When things don’t go according to plan, we help work out why, to make sure that the next time they will. The commercial experience our technical team has gives us a real edge in understanding the challenges business owners face every day, so we can help them from a very practical perspective. We also have a real passion for finding ways to improve our services, processes and the support we can offer!

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Our team are friendly & approachable, with a wide ranging experience, but most of all they are focused on helping our clients to achieve their goals and aspirations.
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We believe that the quality of the service that we offer to our clients is directly related to the quality of the people that make up our team and to the training and support that they are given.
Having been based in Berkhamsted since the firm was initially set up in 1976, we are committed to helping the local community.

In accordance with our professional body rules we are required to hold Professional Indemnity Insurance. This is held with Aviva Insurance Limited, whose Registered Office is Pitheavlis, Perth, Scotland, PH2 0NH.