Collins, The Lodge, Castle Bromwich Hall,
Chester Road, Castle Bromwich, B36 9DE
  • Welcome to Collins Chartered Accountants in Birmingham

    Offering accounts, taxation, business advisory and support services to a wide range of businesses, start ups and individuals.
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Welcome to Collins

Our business has been built on an excellent reputation for personal care and efficiency with visits arranged to suit, whether that be at the office or at home.

Collins are members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants assuring you of a first-class professional service. For more information please fill out the query form and we will endeavour to respond promptly.

FEES

Fixed competitive fees

PUNCTUAL

Work on time, every time

NO JARGON

An accountant who speaks plain and simple English

Why Choose Us

Collins are an independent firm of Chartered Accountants, Tax Specialists and Business Advisors located in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham.

Our client base is varied, covering Limited Companies, Partnerships and Sole Traders across a wide range of sectors. No client is too small or too big. We pride ourselves on close relationships with clients, to care for their every need and open to give advice and assurance at all times. Currently we work across many sectors including but not limited to Manufacturing, Retail, Property, Construction, Transport, Design and Professionals such as Dentists, Doctors, Solicitors and Architects.
Our Services

What We Do

Let Collins focus on our areas of expertise, so you can focus on yours….

Accountancy

Looking for a pro-active accountant who’ll help you and your business be as efficient as possible?

Annual Accounts

Are you requiring annual, management or rental accounts? Grants, forecasting and cashflow? We cover all sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

Tax Returns

Struggling with your tax return? Let us assist, no matter how simple or complex

Start Ups

Starting out in business? Let us guide you, the foundations as ever are critical

Payroll & Auto Enrollment

Staff need paying, but do you have the time and knowledge? We have a bureau to assist from 1 to 1000 employees.

Cloud

Looking to make the transition into cloud? We have the technology and expertise to assist.

Financing

Looking to raise finance to grow your business or fund an acquisition?

Succession

Worried about succession planning and/or considering selling your business?

With Collins being an independent firm of Chartered Accountants, you can always rely on us for support…
Our Experts

Meet the Team

John Collins FCA

John Collins FCA

Partner
John qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in 2009 and joined Collins Hart in 2010. He became partner in 2013 when the firm changed name to Collins. He is married to Elle and has a young son called Hudson. Besides family life, interests include endurance events having completed UK Ironman in 2016 and London marathon twice. In addition to surfing, going away in the campervan and supporting Birmingham City. John covers a wide variety of industries and leads all new start-ups for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. He heads up the journey into the digital era and cloud accounting assisting with transition through Making Tax Digital (MTD). Other areas of expertise include VAT, CIS, income tax and auto enrollment.
Nigel Collins FCA

Nigel Collins FCA

Partner
Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the early 1980’s, Nigel has been a partner in professional practices’ for over 30 years. A great deal has changed over that time, but the core role of assisting businesses in financial, taxation and commercial matters remains as relevant today as ever. Away from the office, family, including 2 grandchildren are the main focus, together with following and participating in sport.
Janette Phillips FCA

Janette Phillips FCA

Tax Manager
Jan trained at a medium sized general practice in central Birmingham, and after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant she chose to specialise in both corporate and personal taxation matters. In her spare time Jan enjoys dancing and singing, concerts and theatre productions, travelling and eating out.
Garry Harborne FCA

Garry Harborne FCA

Manager
Qualified in the Midlands with a medium sized accountancy practice. He has a long history in general practice Garry has now worked with Nigel Collins for longer than he chooses to remember. Experienced in a wide variety of accounts related activities. Enjoys watching sport and the outdoors generally.
Eugene McKenna

Eugene McKenna

Manager
Eugene joined Collins over a decade ago after gaining extensive experience of accounting, audit and taxation matters. Eugene’s extra-curricular interests include football – Aston Villa and travelling.
Andrew Ward

Andrew Ward

Manager
Andrew joined from Simpson & Co in 2015 and has been in the accounting profession for over 40years. Outside of work, interests include Aston Villa and the pub!
Natalie Bezuidenhout

Natalie Bezuidenhout

Accounts Assistant
Natalie joined Collins in 2018 as an Accounts Assistant and is AAT qualified. Natalie’s support role is varied. She has been at the forefront of the Making Tax Digital transition and other digital project work which has seen her provide invaluable assistance and guidance to our clients on their digital journey. Outside of the office her two small children keep her on her toes!
Gemma Johnson

Gemma Johnson

Payroll & Admin
Gemma has worked for Collins for over 20 years alongside Isabel and Amy in the admin/ payroll department. Outside of work, Gemma lives in Sutton Coldfield with her husband and two sons and enjoys family holidays.
Isabel Collins

Isabel Collins

Payroll & Admin
Having worked for Collins previously over the years, Isabel became a permanent member of staff in 2015 and works alongside Amy and Gemma in the admin / payroll department. Outside of work, Isabel lives in Stratford upon Avon with her partner and daughter, and is a keen runner.
Amy Wright

Amy Wright

Payroll & Admin
Amy has worked at Collins since 2008 and works alongside Isabel and Gemma in the admin/payroll department. Outside of work, Amy lives in Sutton Coldfield with her husband and two daughters, Darcy and Lyla. Amy enjoys family holidays and walking her Hungarian Vizsla.
Case Studies

Personal Testimonials

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonant, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarks grove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.

Jessica Martin

Planning for a New Child

Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name of Lorem Ipsum decided to leave for the far World of Grammar.

Michael Smith

Switching to a New Career

Separated they live in Bookmarks grove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonant  there live the blind texts.

Sarah Albert

Unexpected Job Loss
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