Wenn Townsend


At Wenn Townsend we have been providing refreshingly clear accounting since 1876.

As an accountancy firm with a breadth of experience, we truly believe people are as important as pounds. Our clients rely on our expertise to help their families prosper, their charities create impact, and their companies grow. But finances can be complex, especially when it’s not your day job. It’s our mission to unscramble and demystify the complex.

With offices in Oxford, Abingdon and Cirencester we’re a group of down-to-earth, knowledgeable experts. We take care of your finances, but we also care about you.



Energy Bill Relief Scheme launched

The Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg has announced the launch of the new Energy Bill Relief Scheme to help cut energy bills in the non-domestic sector. The new scheme will cover all non-domestic energy customers, including UK businesses, the voluntary sector, for example charities and the public sector such as schools and hospitals.

Small Business rate relief

Business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises, including most commercial properties such as shops, offices, pubs, warehouses and factories. Some properties are eligible for discounts from the local council on their business rates. This is called business rates relief. There are a number of reliefs available including small business rate relief, rural rate relief and charitable rate relief.

The Audit/Independent Examination of Charities

For many charity trustees the rules and regulations around audit and independent exams can seem a complicated subject. Having worked with many different charitable organisations over the years I am often asked what level of scrutiny are we as a charity required to have, so I hope the below will go someway to helping answer […]

MTD for Income Tax Self Assessment Delayed

The introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax Self-Assessment (ITSA) has been delayed to April 2024, giving businesses and landlords breathing room to prepare for the changes needed to ensure that they are compliant.

Wenn Townsend Parliamentary Review Feature

Wenn Townsend were established in 1876 and have benefitted from the vast experience accrued over this impressive stretch of time. Operating as a general accountancy practice, they serve a varied range of clients, some of whom they have been working with for over 100 years.

Wenn Townsend Finance Lunch with Metro Bank

In the second of a series of debates with leading Oxfordshire accountancy firm, Wenn Townsend, representatives from Oxfordshire’s business community met at Wenn Townsend’s central Oxford offices to find out more about Metro Bank’s approach to lending, access and security

The B4 finance debate brought to you in association with Wenn...

Wenn Townsend partner Tony Haines wants some clarity about finance and how his clients can access it to fuel future growth. With some financial experts claiming we are on the verge of another recession, combined with seemingly never-ending uncertainty surrounding the implications of Brexit, businesses in need of finance to grow are, according to Tony, finding it increasingly difficult to find a way through the changing lending criteria which banks put in their way.