A full service accounting firm, based in Coventry and Warwickshire, with national and international reach

Founded in 1896 – Authentic Agile Connected

Our purpose and values
Dafferns 1896

Dafferns Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers

As accountants, we prioritise understanding our clients’ needs, offering tailored solutions through clear communication and always provide ongoing support to build long term relationships.

We work with ambitious small, medium and large UK and international businesses, charities, business owners and private individuals providing audit, assurance, accounts, tax and advisory services, with proactive advice and ethical tax planning.

Members of AGN International

ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

The future heart of UK corporate reporting in our drive to net zero. ESG reporting is the disclosure of environmental, social and corporate governance data, shedding light on a company’s ESG activities, improving investor information

Our ESG resources

The Dafferns ESG diagnostic

The first step on your ESG journey has to be to work out where your business stands today. Use our free diagnostic and in 10 minutes you can start to identify gaps in your planning to implement ESG principles within your business

Our ESG diagnostic


Latest news and blog posts

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Small Business

The death of the P11d – Proposed change of payrolling of benefits

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The leadership shift – Making the vision real

Simon Cossey


CGT: Preserve your wealth in an era of shifting exemptions

Karen Keeling


ESG and Corporate Purpose – Conflict or Convergence?

Brian Jukes

Daffernomics Podcast

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Building long term relationships


International businesses

Over 25% of our client work in 2023 was for subsidiaries of international groups and UK companies with international subsidiaries


Charities and not for profit organisations

We act for a significant number of regional and national charities and not for profit organisations, representing about 1/6 of our client work in 2023


Private and personal tax clients

Company directors, self employed people and private individuals for whom we complete tax returns – many with complex personal tax affairs


Years in business in Coventry and Warwickshire

Dafferns was founded by Thomas Mason Daffern in November 1896


Years of Partner experience

Experience at Partner level within our Leadership Team


Members of the Dafferns team

There are around 45 of us in the Dafferns team across all departments – working from our office in Coventry

Meet the team

The lifeblood of the firm, our dedicated team of professionals, helping and advising clients

Trusted Advisers – Authentic, Agile, Connected

Our people

Video  – Meet the team