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DNS Accountants started in 2005 as a traditional accountancy practice by Sumit Agarwal. The practice saw rapid organic growth culminating in the development of its own, award nominated, online accounting software and expansion by acquisition.

2013 saw a number of major milestones for DNS Accountants. We were nominated for 4 awards at

The British Accountancy Awards 2013; Independent Firm of the Year South East England; Accounting Technician of the Year (Sumit Agarwal – Founder & Managing Partner); Online Accountant of the Year and Client Software Product of the Year.

We subsequently won Online Accountant of the Year cementing our place as one of the country’s leading online accountants.

Sumit Agarwal
Sumit Agarwal Founder & Managing Partner

Sumit is the Managing Partner of DNS Associates and is a highly respected accountant with expertise in helping owner- managed businesses. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002 and has since helped hundreds of owner-managed businesses to prosper and help them to financially manage the challenges of growth.

Gary Zouvani
Gary Zouvani Group Operations Director

I am a qualified chartered management accountant with over 25 years’ experience working in industry and accountancy practise. Currently DNS group operations director I manage over 50 employees as well as head up our accountancy franchise proposition.

Benny Shah
Benny Shah Director of R&D Tax Credits

Benny Shah Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001 and since then practising in the Accountancy field. He has vast experience in all the areas of compliances, accounts, tax, audits and other financial areas.

Siddharth Agarwal
Siddharth Agarwal Tax Director

I am currently pursuing to become a chartered tax advisor and joined DNS in 2014. With more than 7 years of experience in advising owner managed businesses, I deal with a wide spectrum of tax issues, both for company and personal tax. My expertise cover owner managed business taxation issues, company reorganisations, property taxation and succession planning.

Lee Wright
Lee Wright Group Sales Director

I have worked within the accountancy and umbrella sector since 2003, enjoying great success along the way. I’m driven by growing and developing strategic business partnerships that reward all of the involved parties to help achieve mutual success.

Phil Bessant
Phil Bessant Director Of Wales Office

I am a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Chartered Global Management Accounts with over 40 years experience in industry and practice. I specialise in helping clients grow their businesses whilst keeping more of what they earn. I am passionate about making sure entrepreneurs get the right life/work balance.

Steve Powell
Steve Powell Director of Wigan Office

I have personally over 25 years accounting experience in various sectors including manufacturing, FMCG and the 3rd Sector. I am a fully qualified Chartered Institute of Management Accountancy (CIMA) professional. I head a small experienced team with over 60 years combined experience supporting owner managed and small businesses.

Zwe Ncube
Zwe Ncube Director of Basildon Office

I am an articulate Chartered Certified Accountant, qualified with ACCA in 2006. My experience crosses banking, insurance and accounting practices. I lead a team of 17 professional that comprises part qualified accountants, qualified accountants and payroll experts; all with good industry experience.

Doug Hutton
Doug Hutton Practice Manager of Redruth

Doug Hutton is the Practice Manager of our Redruth Branch and also continues to be Practice Manager of our Surrey branch. Doug has been with Limelight since 2010.

Dave Robinson
Dave Robinson Director of 1st Accountancy Branch

I am a qualified chartered accountant with extensive experience in accountancy Practices, business and consulting. I can provide assistance with all areas of accounting and compliance, business advice, business plans and all financial aspects of the business.

Yang Zhou
Yang Zhou Practice Manager of Chancery Lane

I am a qualified accountants of Member of Association of Accounting Technicians (MAAT) Professional with over 6 years accounting experience in different industries, especially in IT and NETPs. I am working with my team for over 5 years to support business owner and SME. Our aim is to help you grow your business. We deliver comprehensive accounting, oversea investment & tax solutions and work alongside you using technology-driven cloud accounting systems.

Dave Robinson
Lee Wright Group Sales Director

I have worked within the accountancy and umbrella sector since 2003, enjoying great success along the way. I’m driven by growing and developing strategic business partnerships that reward all of the involved parties to help achieve mutual success.

Rikesh Shonchhatra
Rikesh Shonchhatra Business Development Manager

I am a business development manager providing a warm introduction to DNS accountants. starting off as an apprentice with DNS. My main qualities are understanding clients' needs and communication, offering proactive approach to maximise customer satisfaction to the fullest.

Consuela Timofte
Consuela Timofte Business Development Manager

I am a part of client relationship management, sales & marketing . I am managing clients' accounts necessitates working with current and new clients by answering questions regarding accounting services and helping support them. My aim is ongoing contact with clients to ensure their overall satisfaction.

Nitesh Garg
Nitesh Garg Business Development Manager

I have over 7 years of experience in sales, customer and business support. Specialised in acquiring new clients and growing relationship with existing clients.

Devendra Gupta
Devendra Gupta Business Development Manager

I have completed MBA in finance and operations, working as business development manager with DNS. I provide value added services to the clients like business insurance, pension, funding etc. I am always keen to help clients whenever clients need. I have acquired overall experience of more than 10 years.

Siddharth Agarwal
Siddharth Agarwal Tax Director

I am currently pursuing to become a chartered tax advisor and joined DNS in 2014. With more than 7 years of experience in advising owner managed businesses, I deal with a wide spectrum of tax issues, both for company and personal tax. My expertise cover owner managed business taxation issues, company reorganisations, property taxation and succession planning.

Benny Shah
Benny Shah Director of R&D Tax Credits

Benny Shah Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001 and since then practising in the Accountancy field. He has vast experience in all the areas of compliances, accounts, tax, audits and other financial areas.

Owais Bombaywala
Owais Bombaywala Tax Senior and Client Manager.

Working closely with individuals and businesses to help grow their business requires a significant amount of experience and industry knowledge. Owais is BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance and Member of ACCA. Besides being a compliance champion, he specialises in Property tax planning. With over 7 years of experience in Accountancy and Tax world, our clients count on us to give them timely and up to date advise to help them make the right move. Owais works closely with some of the DNS’s most valued clients to give them the confidence they need to focus on their business. He is known for his calm nature and proactive approach.

At DNS, we proud to be a modern and client centric firm. Our advise doesn’t just look at what’s best for your business moreover our aim is to help you achieve your personal goals.

Away from work, he resolve family disputes and provide care and support to elderly people. He is a founding member of Human welfare organisation Hounslow.

Martin Kaney
Martin Kaney VAT Consultant

Martin Kaney BA LLB (Hons) is Director of X-VAT Ltd, creator of vatman pro and founder of the vatman.store. He has over 30 years' experience in VAT with HM Customs & Excise and various professional firms. He is a Member of the VAT Practitioners Group Technical Committee, a Council Member of the Gerson Lehrman Group, and has been a freelance trainer in the UK for BPP Professional Education, MBL Seminars, and internationally for PDS (Nigeria), Corsol Events (UAE) and Euro Strategic Events (KSA). He is also the author of two textbooks on VAT in the Public Sector (Spiramus).

Debanshu Sarkar
Debanshu Sarkar Personal Tax Manager

I have more than 4 years' experience in completing personal tax returns and providing tax advisory to clients. I have speciality in preparing and submitting tax return of clients having employment, self-employment, rental income & capital gains income.

Gourav Sachdeva
Gourav Sachdeva Tax Manager

I have more than 7 years of experience in tax and accounting. I have expertise in corporate tax and VAT division which consists of both advisory work and compliance.

Gabi Boghean
Gabi Boghean Tax Advisor

I have been working as a UK accountant since 2008 and experienced in providing services to various types of businesses. I have completed management level CIMA qualification & a degree in economics. I specialise in handling tax planning, year-end review meetings, IR35 contract reviews, IR35 expert advice and assistance with cease trading or liquidation process.

Achint Singh
Achint Singh Account Manager

I have expertise in handling accounts for trading & construction companies along with many years' experience in managing small business & contractor clients.

Amit Gupta
Amit Gupta Account Manager

I have over 5 year's experience in handling variety of accounts including contractors & small businesses with commendable contribution in accounting & bookkeeping, and an accounting professional with versatility.

Ankit Sharma
Ankit Sharma Account Manager

I have more than 6 years of experience in handling contractor & small business clients. My specialities include property, hotel & construction companies.

Apoorva Agarwal
Apoorva Agarwal Account Manager

I am versatile & dynamic finance and accounting professional with nearly 7 years of experience including 1 year of entrepreneurial experience with commendable contribution in accounting, statutory audits, taxation & rendering cost savings for the organization. I also hold good understanding of IFRS, UK GAAP, Ind AS and ISAs.

Ashok Sharma
Ashok Sharma Account Manager

I have acquired the experience of over 10 years in managing accounts of hotel industries, property consultants, travel agencies & medical sector. I have expertise in handling variety of clients for all kind of businesses.

Dheeraj Tolani
Dheeraj Tolani Account Manager

I have gained more than 4 years of experience in managing accounts & finance of small businesses & contractors. I am MBA finance qualified with a bachelor degree in commerce and have expertise is handling accounts for trading & construction companies.

Dina Simceno
Dina Simceno Account Manager

I am an AAT qualified along with computerised accounting and completed high degree in accounting and auditing. I am having more than 17 years of experience in accounting and auditing.

Elena Ursuta
Elena Ursuta Account Manager

I have over 25 years accountancy experience and specialise in managing accounts of CIS, property consultants, travel agencies and hotel industries. I have completed bachelor degree in economy science – accountancy and informatic administration.

Lata Soneji
Lata Soneji Account Manager

I qualified in ACCA in 2000 and been working in accountancy field for over 20 years. I have vast experience in all the areas of compliance and accounts as personal tax.

Sami Khan
Sami Khan Account Manager

I am an ACCA qualified, along with over 5 years' experience. Working as an account manager I have experience in managing accounts & finance of small businesses & contractors.

Sneha Gurudutta
Sneha Gurudutta Account Manager

I have more than 6 years of experience in handling small business clients. Specialised in managing restaurant, educational, construction, and sole trader businesses.

Vandana Dutta
Vandana Dutta Account Manager

I have more than 4 years of experience in managing contractors & small business for DNS.

Violeta Mardare
Violeta Mardare Account Manager

I am an AAT qualified accountant, with great expertise in client management, accounts, VAT and CIS. I have over 4 years of experience in accountancy, dealing with a variety of clients and businesses.

Agnieszka Zbik
Agnieszka Zbik Account Manager

I am a polish accounts manager with over 5 years’ experience. I specialise in dealing with contractors and subcontractors, servicing small and micro enterprises, property taxation, payroll, VAT settlements as well as in the establishment and construction of companies for entities inside and outside the UK. I help start-ups and companies of all sizes to build an effective, safe and stress-free business.

Manish Garg
Manish Garg Account Manager

I am CA finalist. I am working in the UK accountancy filed since 2011 and looking over the accounting, VAT returns, self-assessment tax returns, for our clients.

Vishal Sumit
Vishal Sumit Account Manager

I am a M.Com qualified performance driven professional with over 3 years of experience in diverse aspects of accounting, finance and Taxation. Fully focused on integrating skill sets and consistently exceeding personal and professional expectations. Comprehensive experience in managing a diverse client portfolio of small businesses.

Nikita
Nikita Account Manager

I am a qualified chartered accountant with 6 years of experience in accounting, finance , auditing and assurance. I am an account manager handling client’s businesses including a vast range of financial aspects viz company and self-assessment returns, VAT, CIS, Payroll.

Sonali Ray
Sonali Ray Payroll-Manager

I have total 12 years of experience including 7 years' experience in UK payroll outsourcing. I am managing end to end payroll for more than 1000 employees including their various forms like P45, P60, SSP, SMP, SPP etc. I am handling all the HMRC queries as well as client queries. I am able to work on various payroll software as desired by customers.

Rajan Chaudhary
Rajan Chaudhary Payroll-Assistant Manager

I have over 9 years of experience and currently managing clients end to end payroll needs. I personally try and succeed in keeping our clients' interests safe as well as ensuring DNS guidelines are also adhered to.

James Bland
James Bland Tax Consultant

James Bland is a Chartered Tax Adviser and affiliate STEP member specialising in private client tax matters.

In particular James specialises in property taxation, trust taxation and inheritance tax.

James works closely with the clients of DNS on a variety of tax matter assisting their dedicated tax team as necessary to ensure that DNS’s client obtain the best tax advice.

Martin Kaney
Martin Kaney VAT Consultant

Martin Kaney BA LLB (Hons) is Director of X-VAT Ltd, creator of vatman pro and founder of the vatman.store. He has over 30 years' experience in VAT with HM Customs & Excise and various professional firms. He is a Member of the VAT Practitioners Group Technical Committee, a Council Member of the Gerson Lehrman Group, and has been a freelance trainer in the UK for BPP Professional Education, MBL Seminars, and internationally for PDS (Nigeria), Corsol Events (UAE) and Euro Strategic Events (KSA). He is also the author of two textbooks on VAT in the Public Sector (Spiramus).

Arun Sharma
Arun Sharma Senior Consultant

I am a fellow member of ACCA and have acquired 25 years of experience in all aspects of accountancy which includes preparation of accounts, VAT, book-keeping, payroll, corporation tax and personal tax. I prepare management accounts for various clients using quickbooks, VT or sage line 50 on a monthly basis and identify key ratios for assessing business performance.

Chandu shah
Chandu shah Senior Consultant

I have qualified B.Sc.(Hons), M.M.S. I am a part time SME company accounts consultant, being in the profession since 1988.

Catherine Steadman
Catherine Steadman Consultant

I am a consultant to small businesses, helping owner managers to understand their business from a financial perspective. I have in-depth knowledge of taxation and accounts preparation, gleaned over 26 years as an accountant in my own practice. I have helped many businesses become more tax efficient and develop accounting systems that help their owners to monitor and understand how their business operates and reacts to change. Being a small business owner myself, gives me added insight into your situation. If your business affairs are in a bit of a mess, my degree in logic and mathematics can come into play as I would love to get stuck in and restore order.

Asha Vekria
Asha Vekria Office Administrator

I have completed BSC in business management. I am a member of the data management team to serve the purpose of conducting a smooth back of house process for all bookkeepers and account managers. I am also providing support to DNS franchise team.

Joanna Lisowska
Joanna Lisowska Office Administrator

Enthusiastic and experienced receptionist, greeting everyday all our visitors and colleagues with warm welcome and smile. I always strive to achieve the highest standards, for any given task, in any situation. I positively contribute as part of the team providing administrative support and managing all clients queries. I’ve been working as receptionist for over 10 years.

Liliana Medrios
Liliana Medrios Office Administrator

A pleasant and professional administrator who has a long track record of ensuring things run smoothly behind the scenes of a busy office. I am an effective team member who has the ability to meet deadlines and ensure that the highest standards of office organisation are maintained at all times. Always go extra mile to get things done.

Farah Ahmad
Farah Ahmad HR Administrator

I have graduated in business management & HR. I manage the DNS umbrella service. My main responsibilities include the processing of payroll and completing onboarding of new Umbrella clients.

Jigisha Gajjar
Jigisha Gajjar HR Administrator

I have joined DNS as an HR administrator in oct 2018, CIMA level 1 and studying AAT. I have 10 years of work experience in finance, customer service and office administration. I love talking to people and my role fits perfectly in this. Its great to see new faces and help them settle in the team when they first join. I am still learning and bringing in changes and new ideas that can help DNS.

Below is the timeline of major landmarks in terms of development of DNS as a popular brand that it is now.
  • 2020

    Finalist at the 2020 Accounting Excellence Awards

    June 2020 DNS Basildon fully merged into DNS Accounting Group creating DNS Accountants Essex

    May 2020 Merger of Phil Bessant Ltd

    Became a member of the Association of Company Registration Agents (ACRA), UK.

  • 2019

    Oct 2019 Accquisition of 1st Accountancy & Services Ltd

    Sep 2019 Accquisition of Korklin & Co Limited

    Finalist at The Contracting Awards 2019

    Finalist at The 3rd London Asian Business Awards 2019

    Shortlisted at the 2019 British Accountancy Awards

    Finalist at the 2019 Accounting Excellence Awards

  • 2018

    Aug 2018 Accquisition of Cloudco Accountancy Group Ltd.

    Shortlisted at the 2018 Accounting Excellence Awards

    Become an FCSA Accredited Member

    British Accountancy Award Winner 2018

  • 2017

    Franchisee in Hatfield joins DNS Accountants

    Acquisition of Finchley Branch trading as DJ Colom Accountants

    British Indian Awards Winner 2017

    British Accountancy Awards Winner 2017

    Opened new Central London Office on Regent Street W1, offering a prestigious registered and serviced office address service to our clients

    Opening of our Hounslow Branch covering the West London region.

    Shortlisted at the 2017 Practice Excellence Awards

  • 2016

    Founder Franchisees in Cambridge and Wigan join DNS Accountants

    Sunday Times Top 200 Accountants in UK as rated and reviewed by Vouchedfor

    We win the Acquisition International AI 2016 Most Innovative Accountancy Firm Award

    Acquisition of Redruth, Cornwall Branch

    Acquisition of Haslemere, Surrey Branch trading as Limelight Accountancy

    Achieved Vouchedfor Certificate of Excellence

  • 2015

    Founder Franchisees in Hull and Bromley, Kent join DNS Accountants as part of the expansion plan to take the company national

    Acquisition of Target Accounting, a Polish Practice in Harrow, which continue to trade under the same name.

    Our Founder, Sumit Agarwal, Shortlisted for Practitioner of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards, a highly respected award comprising of only 3 nominations every year.

    Accredited Accountant with Contractor UK and nominated for their Best Contractor Accountant (small/medium category)

    Become an IPSE Accredited Accountant

    Registered as Associate member of FCSA

  • 2013

    Our continued advancement in the industry led to 4 nominations at the British Accountancy Awards.

    Winner of Online Accountant of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards

  • 2012

    Acquisition of Efficient Books, a Romanian Practice in Harrow. Now trading under the DNS name it is the largest practice serving the Romanian community.

    Sumit wins the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Organised by Indo-British Business Forum at House of Commons

  • 2010

    We launched our own cloud based accounting software for contractors and small businesses.

  • 2007

    It became a Full Time Accountancy Practice moving to an office with 2 staff.

  • 2005

    Sumit Agarwal started DNS Accountants from his bedroom

DNS Accountants are proud to contribute to a number of charities as well as local community and business events. We have seen great growth over the last 10 years and our founder Sumit Agarwal is passionate about giving back to the community, helping charities, and sharing the knowledge we have built up over the years with the business community.

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