Client Testimonials

Company accountant, UK subsidiary of Japanese parent company, Buckinghamshire

“We have worked with The Fish Partnership internationally for 14 years, and we would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone. The Fish Partnership has helped restructure my company and has been instrumental for advice. I know that I can talk to their excellent team on a personal level, and rely on them to produce solutions when we need them the most.”

Garage store and workshop – Culham, Oxfordshire

“I have been working with The Fish Partnership for a couple of years and they have dealt with some complicated personal and business tax issues as well as doing our annual accounts. I have always found them very helpful.”

Office & Stationary Suppliers – based in High Wycombe

“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for eight years now and they manage all our accounting processes, from VAT and payroll to general bookkeeping and credit control.

“We like the fact they have longevity with their staff and have a great approach to business and to client relationships. There have been certain business challenges where I have had to pick up the phone to them or arrange a meeting for advice and they have always taken a very active and caring approach. They never make you feel like you are imposing, and we have recommended them often.”

HR Recruitment company – based in High Wycombe

“I hired The Fish Partnership due to the highly personal and engaging approach from Martin Sheehy, combined with a realistic, no-frills, and relevant service.

“Compared to the other organisations I invited to pitch for our business, Fish seemed to understand exactly what we needed and to be able to provide that without trying to dress it all up with pointless multi-page Powerpoint presentations.

“They provide monthly payroll outsourcing services, along with annual business accounts and my personal tax returns plus pragmatic and helpful advice around tax planning and business management.

“I enjoy working with them and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship.”


Environmental Services – based in Reading

“The Fish Partnership has been doing our full audit for about 10 years. We find the team there very approachable, friendly, and extremely good at their job. They helped us out with the merger a couple of years ago, for example, and their professionalism helped it to go very smoothly.”.

UK supplier of metal pre-treatment chemical control systems – based in Princes Risborough

“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for 25 years now and they do our annual accounts. We go back to them year after year because they are trustworthy, they offer good value for money and when it comes to discussing our accounts, we get a visit from a partner at the firm. You probably wouldn’t get that with a lot of companies. They are all very friendly.”.

Chemical Suppliers – based in Suffolk

The Fish Partnership provides a great payroll service, and I have had no problems with them. They are very efficient and very quick to get back to me if we have any issues. The team are very personal, I know who I deal with on a regular basis. We are happy with their service.”

Air Conditioning Supplier – based in Reading

“We have been using The Fish Partnership’s payroll service for the last 12 years and have been extremely happy with the service we are provided.

“Fish not only calculate all our salary information and paperwork generation, but always ensure we are fully compliant with HMRC requirements.

“They ensure we are up to date with our employer obligations and regularly offer advice on changes in legislation. All our payroll processing is carried out accurately and on time as required, and in our opinion is extremely good value for money.”

Pharmaceutical Company – based in London

“The Fish Partnership have been providing me with Payroll Services for about 10 years. As I can’t do payroll myself I trust them to do a good job, which they have over the years. I have had no problems with them and like their services very much.”

Custom exhibition stand designers & manufacturers – based in Maidenhead

“The payroll services that The Fish Partnership supplies are absolutely great and I have had no problems with their service. They are always available for me to ring if I have any problems. I would and already have recommended their payroll services.”

Financial Services for Mortgages & Loans – based in Swindon

“The Fish Partnership are always there, always to hand. If I have any queries, I get an answer straight away. They have removed the headache for us and look after our business in a friendly, approachable, thorough manner.”

Nursery School Education – based in Harrow

“We have been impressed with their fast and efficient service, given with integrity. The staff are always professional and courteous and carry out the audit with the minimum of disruption to the school day.”

Agricultural/Farming industry – based in Chinnor

A mixed farmer from Chinnor in Oxfordshire, has been a client of The Fish Partnership for five years.

He moved to Fish following the passing of his previous accountants, whose widow then recommended the firm.

Since then he has “never had any problems” with their service and has recommended them to friends, family and acquaintances.

Talking about the service provided by Fish he said: “Everyone at the firm is very efficient and very helpful. The service they provide is very good and I am very happy with them. I have no complaints.”

The Fish Partnership provides the client with a range of services including accounts, payroll and tax planning.

Agricultural/Farming industry – based in Wendover

“I have been with The Fish Partnership for four years and I have to say their service is excellent,”.

The client moved to The Fish Partnership after the death of his previous accountant who he was with for 20 years.

He was approached by the firm, who provide accounts and tax services, and has not looked back since. “

They are very good,” he says. “I’ve had no problem at all, they just get on with it. I know that if I have any problems I can go to them and they sort them out for me.

“The accounts are always well prepared and I’ve never had any major tax issues.”

Solicitors – based in High Wycombe

Sole Legal Practitioner,  and a client of The Fish Partnership for a year, after being recommended to them following a bad experience with the initial accountants.

With The Fish Partnership, they found support and guidance in establishing the business and has worked with manager Michelle Hazell.

The firm have not only been able to advise on ways to guarantee they are compliant with the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules but also complete the personal tax returns.

“I can’t speak highly enough of Michelle’s dedication and support,”.

“She came to my aid at a difficult time and very much surpassed the requirements of her role.

“Michelle is more than just an accountant to me:- she has been a friend and has been there when I’ve most needed her.

“She has always been there to talk and has guided me through the process, offering me the best support.  I will follow Michelle wherever she goes.  In a time of crisis, she was there for me.”

Solicitors – based in Gerrards Cross

“I have no complaints” is how a partner at this legal firm describes the service provided by The Fish Partnership.

Fish began providing them with specialist Audit services in compliance with the Solicitors Accounts Rules this year, after the Gerrards Cross-based firm began being regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority.

They met Fish partners Paul Laird and Martin Sheehy at networking events and knowing the specialist services they provide for legal clients, felt they were the right fit for their firm.

“I knew of Paul and Martin through various networking events in the local area and as such had no hesitation in choosing The Fish Partnership,” they said.

“Since they have taken on our audit I have been very happy with the service they have provided us.

“Fish were very efficient, the staff who came in to do the audit were very polite and did a good job, and I have no complaints.”

And although this is the first year the firm have been with Fish,  they would still recommend their services.

“I would definitely recommend Fish to other firms of solicitors, they have been very professional and I am pleased with the service provided.”

Residential Lettings & Property Management company – based in Watford

A client of The Fish Partnership since the company was first established in 1986.

This is a Residential Letting Agency based in Bushey, Hertfordshire which has grown consistently over the years and has greatly benefitted from the guidance offered by The Fish Partnership.

A director, says that with the assistance of The Fish Partnership, we have been able to fully comply with the accounting by-laws of ARLA, the Association of Residential Letting Agents.

As members of ARLA, the company has to adhere to a strict Code of Conduct which requires the submission of an Accountants Report to the Association at the end of each financial year.

The Fish Partnership also provide other services to the company including payroll, VAT returns, Provision of a Registered Office facility, calculation of Corporation Tax liability and completion of all the requirements of HMRC relating to the company.

“We have always found the service provided to be extremely efficient and courteous.”

“Questions are answered promptly and I have no hesitation in recommending the services of the company to any business or individual.”

Property Management company – based in London

“The Fish Partnership give good straight forward advice,”.“They provide good value for money and are easy to deal with. You know what you are going to get from them.

“They are very approachable, communicative, friendly, no-nonsense and pragmatic, and I would have no hesitation in recommending their services.”

Technical and vocational secondary education – based in West Bromich

When you are the Secretary of a Charitable Trust that prides itself on supporting training initiatives for the gauge and toolmaking industry to help retention and development within the sector, you want similar backing from accountants with significant experience of handling the financial affairs of not-for-profit organisations.

“As The Fish Partnership has a number of charities in its portfolio, the team is very knowledgeable about dealing with charities and the Charity Commission, and producing accounts for such organisations,” says the client..

“They are very easy people to deal with, and respond quickly to requests for information and when producing the accounts,”.

As the team at The Fish Partnership is “very flexible and has given us an excellent service over the years and we would be happy to recommend the accountants to other charities.”

“Their fees are quite reasonable and the team is very personable,”.

Secondary School Education – based in High Wycombe

“As a newly converted Academy we have been very grateful for all the help and support from The Fish Partnership in our first year. Fish have provided our internal Audit service and reports for our Responsible Officer. These have been very comprehensive and reassuring for the Governing Body and the Academy that proper financial controls are in place. They have also made sensible recommendations to support continual improvement for us. Fish have also acted as our Statutory Audit team and really supported us through this process which is an enormous change from Year End arrangements as a school. Again, they have worked with us to look at processes which can be improved for next year. In addition, staff have always been available to answer queries though out the year and I am very happy to recommend their services.”

Personal and Corporate financial planning company – based in High Wycombe

“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for four years now and find them very personable. They were particularly helpful in helping us to decide whether to become an incorporated company and we always find it useful to have them there as a sounding board. We have recommended them to our clients.”

Corian Specialist Services – based in Leighton Buzzard

“We know we can contact Fish straight away if there is a problem. They talk you through everything you need to consider. We have a good relationship with them so we feel able to go to them for advice and just to talk things through.”

“We are grateful that they are able to give us all the facts. They know our business so well and we are comfortable chatting to them about it.”

Wholesale of Household goods – based in London

“I like working with The Fish Partnership because they are approachable. There is always someone there I can talk to and there’s no danger of getting lost, as can happen in the big accountancy practices.”

Bespoke Furniture Manufacturers – based in High Wycombe

“Martin Sheehy came to see us and we found him very impressive. His integrity spoke for itself and that’s what you want from an accountant – someone who will do what he says.”

Marketing and Technical support services – based in Surrey

“We pride ourselves on keeping our accounts updated daily, and the Fish Partnership understand our working methods completely. They do what I ask of them extremely well and cost-effectively.”

Specialist Management Consultancy – based in Malver, Worcestershire

“Most start-up businesses would opt for the cheapest option but with us it’s vital to know that there won’t be a major problem. It’s not about cost; it’s about peace of mind and knowing you have experts in your corner.”

Accommodation/Housing for the elderly – based in Chalfont St. Giles

“I very much value the services of The Fish Partnership. They are honest and efficient and don’t overcharge. They help out with problems straight away and provide a nice annual report and an all round good service.”

Development of building projects – based in Staines

“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!”

“I take their advice because I feel I can trust them, and feel very comfortable with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to someone else.”

Secondary School Education – High Wycombe

“They have always been pleasant to work with and extremely helpful. It’s a very straightforward process, and there have never been any problems. I’d definitely recommend The Fish Partnership’s services.”

Business & Marketing Consultants – Based in High Wycombe

“You don’t always think about how much you rely on a good accountant until a bad one lets you down, and you get a big shock. I knew that The Fish Partnership would provide a highly credible, consistent and competent service.”

Manufacturers of other fabricated metal products – based in Reading

“I chose to work with The Fish Partnership as they are efficient and the price is right. I would recommend Fish Partnership, as they seem quite efficient.”

Exhibition Design Company – Based in Holyport

“I always go by personal recommendation first. Word of mouth and reputation in business is invaluable. If I am in need of a particular service, I ask my colleagues and friends for recommendations.”

The Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity – based in London

“We outsource our internal audit function to The Fish Partnership and Chris has been a real asset to our organisation, he and Martin have taken the time to really understand Sands and I can’t recommend them highly them enough.”

Development of Building Projects – based in Hedgerley Green

“About 10 years ago I became very disgruntled with my previous auditors. There was new legislation at the time and the Fish Partnership did a flyer to attend a free seminar. I went and was very impressed by their presentation. I got talking to some of their team after and changed there and then. They have been very fair and very good. Now they do my bookkeeping, PAYE returns and audit. They are very professional and friendly.”

Development and production of loudspeaker components – based in High Wycombe

“We have never thought about changing accountants – after all, why would we? We know The Fish Partnership, they know us and they know our business inside out. You just cannot replace that kind of knowledge.”

Catering company – based in Stevenage

When one of the owner of a Hertfordshire catering firm  decided to find a new accountant closer to home she instantly knew she had made a mistake.

Because for her, no-one could match the service provided by The Fish Partnership.

“I have been with Fish for about seven years, but for a short time I decided to switch to another accountant closer to home in Hertfordshire,” she said.

“However their service was just terrible so I instantly went back to Fish.”

Their year-end accounts are done by Stuart McGowan, manager at Fish, whose service she describes as “brilliant.”

“There are no words to describe how good Stuart is, he’s just brilliant,” she says.

“Stuart is an amazing guy who is always there for me and looks after my year-end accounts fantastically well. He could not possibly improve the service he already provides.”

Leadership, Workforce & Sales Development Training Company – based in Beaconsfield

“As a rapidly-growing subsidiary which is part of a global training and development group with headquarters in Tokyo, we regard The Fish Partnership as the perfect fit for our business. They provide the localised personal attention which is so essential to us, together with the international knowledge and expertise which we need as part of a worldwide publicly-quoted Group. The staff at The Fish Partnership are always on hand to help with day-to-day issues as well as the more complex corporate compliance issues. They are a great asset to the smooth running of our business operations.”

Healthcare Diagnostics and IT solutions company – based in Windsor

“The team at Fish Partnership really took the time to get to know the business in order to complete the audit as smoothly as possible. I would definitely recommend them to any subsidiary firm in need of a specialised accountant.”

Learning and Development company - based in London

“I have known the team at The Fish Partnership for 27 years. They were the auditors for two companies that I worked with previously and I brought them with me to my current company 15 years ago.

“The integrity and dedication of the staff is outstanding. Amazingly helpful, they have been a huge influence to me and to the others in my organisation. A valuable source of advice for us as well as taking care of our Audit, Payroll, Taxes, and so on.

“We are a Learning and Development company, so we know good customer service, and The Fish Partnership have never needed our services!!”

Property Management company - based in Wiltshire

“I have been working with The Fish Partnership for 30 years. They offer a full accountancy service for my retail property investment firm and do my personal taxes as well.

“They were recommended to me initially and I find them approachable and very efficient. Basically, they are very good at what they do.”