Your business.

Sadler Talbot work with owner-managed businesses of all sizes whether sole traders, partnerships or limited companies.

Your future

We are always moving forwards and helping our clients look towards the future of their businesses.

Your passion

Working with an experienced and forward thinking accountant is not just a good idea, it is vital in today’s market place if you want a sustainable and competitive business.

Sadler Talbot are a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants, Registered Auditors and Business Advisors specialising in small to medium sized businesses.

Based in Bicester for over 18 years and Banbury for more than
9 years our clients along the M40 corridor receive a wide range of services to help them grow their businesses.

Clients work in a number of sectors and together with their expertise in sales & distribution, manufacturing, research and development, retail and service, to name but a few, we can impact their growth.

Today our clients welcome a practical approach with access to the partners and a knowledgeable team that are capable and willing.

Results are at the core of what you do. Helping you get these results is what motivates us to do more. Taking the right amount of time to understand our clients and their businesses gives the insight to help in those keys decisions.

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Our audit methods are sophisticated yet client-friendly. We will plan your assignment very carefully to ensure that we put together the best team with the most appropriate knowledge and expertise for your business.

Cloud Accounting

Would your business benefit if you could access your figures wherever you have internet access?  With Cloud Accounting you simply subscribe to a Cloud solution which gives you access from any device wherever you are.

Business Advisory.

Starting a business is a very exciting time, as business owners ourselves we know the importance of starting out in the best possible way.


As well as ensuring you comply with your personal tax obligations and meet all deadlines, we can help with other personal tax compliance as the need arises.

Recent Updates.

When You Can Reclaim Vat on A Car Purchase?

There are complex VAT rules that determine the amount of VAT that can be recovered when purchasing a new car. In most cases, when a business purchases a car they can’t reclaim the VAT incurred.


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What Is Your Principal Private Residence?

As a general rule, there should be no capital gains tax (CGT) to be paid on a property which has been used solely as the main family residence (referred to by HMRC as one’s principal private residence).

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What Is a ‘K’ Tax Code?

The letters in an employee’s tax code signify their entitlement (or not) to the annual tax free personal allowance. The tax codes are updated annually, or when an employee’s circumstances change, and help employers work out how much tax to deduct from an employee’s pay packet.

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What Is a Defined Contribution Pension?

A defined contribution pension (sometimes referred to as a money purchase pension scheme) is a type of pension scheme where the pension pot is based on how much money is paid into the scheme.

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Meet the management team.

Sam Sadler

Sam Sadler

Managing Partner

Sam qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1994 and set up Sadler Talbot in 2003.

Kevan Stirrat


Kevan is a Director of Sadler Talbot with over 30 years of experience across all sectors.

Alice Hillier


Alice joined the Sadler Talbot team as an accounts manager in 2016 and became a partner in 2021.

Melanie Bishop

Payroll Services Manager

Melanie has been Sadler Talbot’s Payroll Manager since 2014, and prior to that from 2008 worked with a specialist payroll firm in Oxford.

Amy Riley

Senior Manager

Amy joined the Sadler Talbot team as a qualified accountant in 2019 and became a manager in 2021.

Sandra Reniers

Client Manager

Sandra joined Sadler Talbot in 2021 as part of the team from A S Howes & Co Ltd where she worked for over 20 years.


Ordering documents from Companies House

Companies House offers interested parties the ability to order certified copies of certificates and

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Taxable and non-taxable State Benefits

Whilst there are a large number of state benefits available, it is not clear which of these benefits are

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Gains on sale of shares

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is normally charged at a simple flat rate of 20% (but see comments below) when

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We will aim to work closely with you to ensure that you are getting a service tailored to meet your needs.

We will use your personal data to process your meeting request and to keep you updated on the status of your meeting