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“It’s great to be able to call on a firm with all the different specialist areas, but have one main contact that you can work closely with.”
Myles Hopper, Mindful Chef
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“It’s been brilliant - because they know our business, they come to us if they think we could benefit from something.”
Annette Hunt, Hunt's Cider
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“PKF Francis Clark have the knowledge, expertise and strength in depth to support us across all our financial and business requirements.”
Jeremy Ellison, Lightfoot
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“I’ve been with PKF Francis Clark for 25 years. They have helped me grow my business.”
Nigel Cousens, Freetime Catering
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“PKF Francis Clark have been an immeasurable help to us. We could not have got to where we are today without them.”
Paul Corbin, Future Contracting M&E
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“We have very ambitious plans to help people understand the planet, and we’re really looking forward to having PKF Francis Clark help and advise us along the way.”
David Harland, Eden Project
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100+ years of shared ambition

We’ve been helping businesses, entrepreneurs, families and individuals to achieve their goals for over 100 years. From accountancy to business advice and financial planning, our experts are dedicated to helping you succeed. Because your ambition becomes our ambition.

How can we help you?


Whether you’re an ambitious start-up or a market leader, there are many challenges on the way to success.

Our advisors will help you identify and exploit opportunities to grow your business and drive profitability, while navigating the complex and ever-changing landscape of tax and regulatory compliance.

We’re proud that businesses of all sizes consider us an integral part of their team.

Accounts & Business Advice / Audit & Assurance / Business Recovery / Corporate Finance / Payroll / Corporate Tax / VAT Advice


Starting your own business requires courage, hard work and versatility. But there comes a point when you can’t do everything. As well as taking care of your accounts, tax and compliance matters so you can focus on what you do best, our trusted advisors bring a fresh perspective, helping you to make smarter business decisions.

Cloud Accounting / Financial Planning / Tax / VAT Advice


Securing your family’s future by protecting your wealth and assets is one area in life where expert advice is essential. Our specialists in personal tax compliance and financial planning are experienced in guiding private clients to find the right solutions to complex questions. Find out how we can help to realise your aspirations.

Financial Planning / Private Client / Personal Tax / Inheritance Tax


Who we are and what we do.


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Whatever your business does, it’s important to have advisors who understand the specific threats you face and the opportunities you can exploit. That’s why we believe that to help our clients succeed, we need an in-depth knowledge of the sectors they operate in.

We combine high-calibre specialist knowledge with friendly, personal service.


A bit about us

We’ve taken pride in being trusted advisors who help our clients to achieve their ambitions ever since our founder, Francis S Clark, opened the firm’s first office in Newton Abbot in 1919.

Over the years we’ve expanded through organic growth, acquisition and merging with practices who shared our values. Today we serve a wide variety of businesses and individuals across the South West and South of England and beyond, from our offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Taunton, Torquay, Truro and Salisbury.

As champions of our local business communities, we combine the personal touch with global reach, through the PKF International network’s presence in 150 countries. Our clients remain at the heart of everything we do today. We believe in attracting and developing people who share our belief in putting clients first and using our expertise to achieve our shared ambitions.

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