Testimonials

"We have been with Honey Barrett for nearly 50 years and have always found them to be excellent, very helpful giving us a great deal of good advice over the years. Highly recommended!"

Chris and Jenny Heal

"I have worked with Honey Barrett for a few years now. I transitioned from another accounting firm as I wasn’t happy anymore with their services. It was worth the change! The service is stellar, emails always promptly and accurately replied, excellent advice. Denny met with me when I did the switch which was really nice of him since I am a small business. As they use Xero, the preparation of my VAT returns takes no time from me which enables me to focus my time on the business rather than filling excel files and searching for receipts. I highly recommend Honey Barrett!"

Candice, CBO Search Ltd

"We have been working with Honey Barrett for the past couple of years and have been highly impressed with their service. Their response times to queries is excellent and they have great technical knowledge and resource. They have assisted us with our Management Accounts, annual compliance, PAYE settlement agreements and ad hoc consultancy as required. We would definitely recommend them, specifically Avtar Bansel and Julie Coram, to other firms / individuals."

Elisabeth O’Brien

"I've used HB for my personal and company tax affairs for over 11 years now, and the service has always been excellent. Can recommend!"

James Chappell

"Anya and myself would like to thank both Honey Barrett and especially Natalie for all the help and guidance we have received in setting up and migrating the BloomEast bookkeeping and accounts over to Xero. We are now only using Xero for the bookkeeping and accounts and happy that we made the decision to go for it. It wasn't always easy but we had support as and when needed. We would like to emphasise again that Natalie has been brilliant at every stage of the process, from the initial course/instruction, support in setting everything up, help in migrating all the data over, and being there for all/any issues we had going forward. Thank you from us both again."

Anthony and Anya, Bloom East Ltd

"Honey Barrett have been wonderful in sorting out our taxes and reducing everything to a clear and stress-free position. Their rates are very reasonable and the level of professionalism is high. They have always been extremely responsive, promptly answering all queries with patience and diligence. They have taken all the worry and burden off us with respect to this annual, onerous task. We recommend them highly. "

Marcia Copping

"Having just sold our business, Honey Barrett, and in particular Avtar Bansel's help has been dedicated, flexible, supportive, and warm and friendly through the most stressful of times. He and his team combined expertise and sage advice with the very best client management skills when we were being flaky. Avtar consistently went above and beyond to support us and we can’t thank him enough."

Elizabeth Spencer - Phillips

"I have worked with Abi and her team for seven years now and feel completely safe in their hands. We as a Practice were so impressed with Honey Barrett's professionalism and responsiveness that we recommended them to our Primary Care Network. I believe from there, they went on to take on several more Primary Care Network's Accounts as word got around how rigorous and adept they were. I have also recently started working for another Practice in the Locality and have convinced the Partners there to change to Honey Barretts as I have such confidence in their ability to look after us diligently. River Darent Medical Group have two sites both dispensing and Kate and Natalie are brilliant at ironing out any VAT confusion. I have to say I couldn't be happier with them and would wholeheartedly recommend them to other Practices both dispensing and non-dispensing."

Julie Robbins, Business and Finance Manager, River Darent Medical Group

"I just wanted to say how incredible Tori has been over the past 2 years. She took on a pretty daunting case of trying to find and sort out my very chaotic nhs pension and my Type 2 forms etc.

As I have worked in multiple practices over 25 years this was an enormous task.Being a GP I am very used to dealing with people and Tori showed huge patience, empathy and understanding of both the minefield of nhs pensions and also the emotional stress that it caused myself.

She is a true gem and I wanted to let you know how incredible she has been.I hope I can continue to work with her as long as I am employed and have recommended her to many colleagues."

Dr Zoe Reay

"Honey Barrett, led by Abi Newbury, has been our trusted accounting firm for nearly two decades. Their dependable service ensures we have nothing to worry about. They consistently provide sound, quick, and elaborate advice, which proves invaluable for our operations. Their cost-effective solutions are noteworthy, making them a highly recommended choice for anyone seeking proficient accounting services."

Babu Hussain

"I am delighted to write and confirm how happy we all are since switching to Honey Barratt a few months ago. Moving from a large national accountant to a smaller specialist account has been easy and refreshing. We are delighted we have made the change. You already know our business exceptionally well and have been extremely helpful and very responsive. Your replies have also come back in a language we understand! Even though we are completely out of your normal geographical catchment area, it has not been a problem for either of us. There have been no problems with communications by phone, email and then holding our main accounts meeting on Teams. We look forward to continuing to work together with you and thank for your help and support."

David Morter - Practice Manager - Paston Surgery

"Amazing Accountants, proactive and really care about our business."

Lighthouse Practice

"Wow! Honey Barrett medical accountants ! What a great service and excellent advice offer to us at our GP Practice in East Sussex. Abi and her team are simply the best. They respond swiftly to our queries and Abi’s professional advice and support for me joining the Medical Practice as partner was just phenomenal. I highly recommend Honey Barrett because they are the best I have seen."

Frank Asante

"Always a first class service. Professional, efficient, approachable, I cannot recommend them more highly. Honey Barrett have been superb throughout my various roles as partner, salaried and locum GP."

Amy - GP Locum

"Self Assessment and advice for the past few years. Tori Ferguson is our accountant and is excellent. Has the time to discuss all our issues and queries."

Tom - Speciality Trainee

"Very efficient and personable."

Amanda - GP Locum

"Made figuring out my complex tax return so much easier - money well spent for peace of mind. Very friendly, supportive and efficient. Highly recommend."

Miranda - GP Locum

"Thank you all for your much appreciated support for my Tax Return. I will recommend your team to all of my colleagues and look forward to working with you moving forward. Thanks for all that you do especially at this busy time of year."

Dr M Godfrey

"I could not recommend the company enough, especially Liz Densley who has been managing my accounts. She is very responsive, highly professional and incredibly knowledgeable about the complexities of accounts for medics. Thank you Liz and her team."

Peter Moule

"Really happy to endorse Honey Barrett. I've been in their capable hands for several years now and feel entirely confident that their often pro-active advice in matters relating to both personal and business taxation has been absolutely spot on. They've also looked after my business accounts extremely well at the same time too. I've had dealings with Paul Knight, Avtar Bansel and Denny Carr over the years and have found each and every one of them to be extremely helpful and friendly. In short, they've been a valuable member of my "team" over the years and I certainly wouldnt hestitate to recommend them to anyone."

Andy Parsons

"We always get a prompt response to any questions and well explained advice that is relevant to our small family engineering business."

Martin Abbott

"I have been using Honey Barrett, namely Avtar and Julie in the Wadhurst office, for the past two years to assist with my self-assessment tax return. Whilst I don’t think my affairs are overly complicated they have dealt with my tax return in a timely and efficient manner and I am very happy with the service they provide."

Stuart Champion

"Denny has been a great help in guiding us through the start-up phase for our local retail business and is always clear and responsive to questions, however complex (or not!). Also helped get us up and running with Xero as first time online book-keepers"

Oliver Smith

"Having used several accountants over the past 25yrs, I experienced the good the bad and the ugly. So many of us know little about the world of accounting and making the best possible decisions to ensure out financial situation is managed in the best possible way. When I took the decision to use Honey Barrett, I was immediately impressed with the level of customer care, willingness to go the extra mile and helping me with all my financial accounting needs. The attention to detail was excellent, the time to execute requests was exceptionally quick and the sense of ownership was obvious from day 1. This allowed me to focus on what I need to do on a day-to-day basis, knowing that my business was in safe hands under the fantastic team at Honey Barrett. There are so many of the team that made the experience very pleasant, but those who deserve a special reference would be Avtar and Julie – an exceptional duo who provide an exceptional service. I would recommend anyone who is looking for a new accountant to speak to Honey Barrett, and if you are reading this and already have an accountant, do yourself a big favour and move your business over to Honey Barrett asap!"

Mike Harrison-Jarrett

"I have used the services of Honey Barrett for many years and always found them very friendly and helpful"

Judith Lawrence

"Excellent service, tailored to individual requirements and knowledgeable of the complex accounting that is needed for current general practice. Also provides comparison to local and national trends. Has at last made some sense of the accounts since we changed to Honey Barrett after many years of never really understanding the various sections of the accounts and they have actually saved us money. Would definitely recommend Honey Barrett to anyone looking to change accountants in this ever-changing environment of primary care and general practice."

Naz Khan

"Our small business in the construction sector has been a client at HB on and off for over 16 years. Over the last 18 months the team at the Wadhurst Office as looked after us and the service and advice have been exceptional. Avtar in particular has helped us enormously with future tax planning for the business and taking control; Julie is so responsive and efficient, the customer experience has been superb. Any question on the book keeping or admin side, no matter how trivial or small, has been answered immediately, we simply cannot fault the team's helpfulness. Thanks for all the hard work and excellent support!"

B Gerding

"Having just sold our business, Honey Barrett, and in particular Avtar Bansel's help has been dedicated, flexible, supportive, warm and friendly through the most stressful of times. He and his team combined expertise and sage advice with the very best client management skills when we were being flaky. Avtar consistently went above and beyond to support us and we can’t thank him enough."

Liz Hopkins

"I really recommend Honey Barrett (especially Abi Newbury) for their medical accounting services. They are always so thorough and quick to respond to any queries or questions I might have. I have complete confidence in them to manage my annual tax returns and they really understand the complexities of working both as a salaried GP and a locum. It takes all of the complications away to have Honey Barrett prepare my accounts."

Katie - GP - General Practitioner locum

"I first used Liz Densley and the team at Honey Barrett in 2009 - this is after I stopped being a GP partner and when I started doing locum work and a variety of employed and freelance roles. Nothing is ever too much for Liz and her team. They always deliver in good time and spot things I would never have noticed. Superb professional, friendly and top quality service - they understand the financial issues and needs of doctors and the complexities of the NHS and freelance work. They have always looked after me and I cannot fault them."

Chris - GP - General Practitioner locum

"Honey Barrett has completed our accounts for several years, we have always found them to be so helpful, no question is too trivial, everything is fully explained. Running an accountancy books software package alongside has made the daunting task of the annual accounts so straightforward, and the team can go onto your account to adjust if needed to support us. 100% recommendations, 5 stars!"

Peter Manning

"Honey Barrett have done our accounts for many years, and often taken on unusual specific assignments, with enthusiasm. We have always found HB to be good value, and to work alongside as part of our business! Certainly recommend this practice highly!"

Stuart Bowie

"Proactive, communicative and friendly. What more can you ask for."

James Richard

"DS has been supported by Honey Barrett now for the best part of a decade, from statutory filings, to R&D Tax claims to payroll and bookkeeping. The level of service & professionalism provided by Louise and her team has been first class throughout and they have been a great asset to our business as we have continued to scale and grow. Every member of the team is approachable and friendly and we would recommend their services without hesitation."

AW, DS Ltd

"I would like to thank Tori and Abi for the help they provided with my pension issue. Tori worked with NHS Pensions and Capita to get the issue resolved. I have been using Honey Barrett Services for many years and have always found the service efficient, friendly and approachable. I would recommend them as medical accountants unreservedly."

Dr Sarah Richards, Chief of Clinical Quality and Performance High Weald Lewes Havens CCG Buxted Surgery

"I would like to take the time to thank you and your team for such a great service that has been provided to me for the past few months. I originally had another accountants arrange my accounts and when they mentioned they were closing down and was going to move their clients over to Honey Barrett I was slightly concerned and was a bit nervous about the change. Since the move I have been very happy. The Honey Barrett team have been very helpful throughout the past few months and have always been there to answers any questions I have had. They are very professional and are always there to help. I would like to thank Honey Barrett once again for going above and beyond my expectations."

VD

"As a company we have been using Honey Barrett services for the last 2 years to prepare and support us with our company accounts. They have been a total pleasure to work with. Particularly Denny Carr who is keen to listen to new ideas and help to develop and move our business forward in the right direction. They have provided us with our company and personal accounts promptly each year. Queries have dealt with immediately. We feel very supported as a business using Honey Barratt accountants and have no problem in recommending them to other businesses."

Ali Langridge, Noahs Property Services Ltd

"We have recently moved over to Honey Barrett from another accountant and have been very impressed with their consideration, responding promptly to our immediate and longer term commercial requirements, particularly helpful with the implementation of our new cloud based accounting system. We find them very accommodating and approachable and they are also able to recommend other business support services through their network of providers. In summary ‘a pleasure to work with’!"

Phil Cottrell, Managing Director, GCL UK

"Honey Barrett have been a great asset to us in establishing our new UK subsidiary, and frequently go above and beyond our expectations. Their responsiveness and follow up has ensured continued momentum on all matters. In this digital age it is refreshing to receive such a personal service, and comforting to know that we can quickly and easily reach our designated contact by a variety of means!"

nal von minden Ltd.

"A small company with a great ethic and with big company capabilities.

Honey Barrett have provided first class support and knowledge at critical times in starting my small businesses. Without their advice and guidance, patience and professionalism I would have spent more time worrying about the dreaded tax man and less time about the vital processes of getting the right foundation on which to build my companies."

Phil Marshall, Powerback Consulting Ltd.

"Honey Barrett have now been our accountants for four generations of our family. They have provided excellent service in both personal and business capacities over the years as the business has grown in size."

Jonathan Little, Gardners Books

"The ability of Honey Barrett to quickly produce our management accounting, with reliable accuracy, has been a vital component in managing our continuing profitable growth. In particular, the monthly ‘PRISM’ accounting tool is exceptional in the wealth of data and information it gives. We have often recommended their services to other actively growing businesses."

DB, GreenBlue Urban

"The tax return process always fills me with dread. However, the team at Honey Barrett always make the tax return a painless and easy process. They are very accessible, answering any questions posed and responding promptly. This is all particularly helpful when you are pressured with work and life gets in the way. Thanks to Oliver and Abi for their patience and efforts."

Dr Jessie Gulsin

"I am very grateful to Liz Densley and her colleagues at Honey Barrett for all their help, support and detailed expert knowledge, particularly with medical accounting. I appreciate their approachable and friendly manner and commitment to us working together to achieve the best outcomes for my finances. The outstanding service I have received sets them apart from other accountants I have used in the past."

Ken Ivil

"I was impressed by Honey Barrett at a recent meeting, as I have not experienced this level of assurance from an accountant, in all my years in practice. I feel we are in competent hands for once with regards to finances and our books."

Dr Xavier Nalletamby, St Peter's Medical Centre

"I would highly recommend Honey Barrett Accountants to any GP Practice. The team have a proactive approach to the complexities of GP finances and accounting. Their attention to detail and tenacity has helped our Practice weather the storms of NHS finances. Over the many years that we have worked with them Liz, Abi and the team at Honey Barrett have been more than just Accountants; they have been and still are, people that we can trust and rely on and who really care about us as people and our business. It's a pleasure working with you all - thank you for your continuing hard work, support and sense of humour!"

Amanda Sayer, Managing Partner - The Lighthouse Medical Practice

"As a locum GP with a complex work portfolio finding the right accountant was crucial. Honey Barrett came highly recommended and I have been with them since I qualified. I can honestly say I have the utmost trust in their ability to handle my accounts. No detail is overlooked, they are timely, conscientious and thorough, and I genuinely feel they are on side in terms of best representing my circumstances. I would recommend them to other professionals without hesitation. My particular thanks to Liz Densley for all your hard work care and attention with my accounts."

KC

"I have trusted my finances to Honey Barrett for the past 5 years, during which time nothing has been too much trouble, despite my multiple job changes within the NHS and beyond. The team at Honey Barrett have been a wealth of information and has kept me free of worry about my finances. I would highly recommend Honey Barrett for their knowledgeable and respectable services."

ML

"I think my life is complete!! I'm thrilled. Thank you so much for making life easier, it will help a lot."

Nicky, South Coast Homestays

"We have found Honey Barrett to be efficient, approachable and competitively priced. Their statistical comparisons are always helpful and relevant and we have no hesitation in recommending their services."

Dr Yates, Robinson, Ray, Barnaby & Smialowski, Grosvenor Medical Centre

"Honey Barrett have looked after my personal and business interests for over 25 years and have always given good advice and a great service whether it is for tax planning, business planning or just day to day matters. I would be happy to recommend their services and am grateful for all their help and advice."

Lynn Seymour, Clear-View Rental and Relay

"I have been with Honey Barrett for many years now and they have provided me with invaluable financial advice for the many companies I am associated with. A recent crisis which involved the loss of key staff through no fault of mine, from one company, making the company unable to function properly, was avoided because of Honey Barrett's experience in the areas we were having problems , the high quality advice they gave from each of their departments that needed to be involved, got us back on track quickly and efficiently, that company is working well again thanks to Paul and his team.  I would highly recommend them for their professional service and expertise and would be happy to recommend them to other businesses. I look forward to working with them for many more years in the future."

Peter Gunston

"Thank you so much for your persistence in recovering our money. I couldn’t believe the size of the cheque! So far, you have recouped over £12,000 for us. This is outstanding and I am very grateful."

BS

"I appreciate the honesty, clarity and detail of Honey Barrett’s work and wish them well in health and happiness in the year ahead."

Dr John Rowan
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