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What I Do

I help accountants to build better practices.

To run the practice they want, the way they want.

Focus on what it is you want personally – enough money to enjoy the lifestyle you want, enough time to do the things you want with people that you care about and to be less stressed. Work out your personal goals and then put a plan in place to achieve those goals using your business to help you get there.

Running my own successful accountancy practice means I see the real issues facing accountants on a daily basis. Working too many hours, too much inefficiency, poor pricing, not attracting the right clients, not converting clients, not having the right team, not having a plan to address it all and get them back on track.

I’m able to provide practical coaching, advice and support based on real life experiences I’ve faced. I won’t try and sell a solution that hasn’t either worked for me or worked for another client.

It’s your business – you decide how to run it on your terms.

Alongside this I run an award-winning accountancy practice that works with ambitious business owners to help them achieve their goals.

The approach is the same help them achieve money, time and mind freedom.

Earn enough to enjoy the lifestyle they want, have enough time to spend it doing the things they want and having peace of mind through knowing their accounts and taxes are being dealt with.

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Latest Blog

February 13, 2019
Mark Telford – Coach for accountants

Becoming a Xero Accountant changed my life

It really did – honestly. Not in a spiritual kool-aid type way but becoming a ‘Xero Accountant’ helped me to change the direction of my career […]
February 13, 2019
Mark Telford – Coach for accountants

The Light Bulb Moment – Bridging the gap between business & personal goals

The five questions every new business owner should ask themselves We all know that starting a new business is a test of nerve, energy and resilience. […]
November 29, 2018
Mark Telford – Coach for accountants

Practitioner or guru: Who is best placed to support small practices?

There are a lot of places a practitioner can go for advice – but Mark Telford believes there is no better support network than your peers. […]

What My Clients Say

  • Natalie Newton
    Bright Idea Electrical Services, a new Kent based business on why they would recommend Telfords and Xero to other local businesses... Natalie Newton, Bright Idea Electrical Services Limited Bright Idea Electrical Services are a start-up electrical contractor in Folkestone, who offer a complete range of...Read More
    Natalie Newton
  • Lee Sturch. Director
    Foremans Removals of Gillingham talk about how Xero software improved their business finances and helped them stay up-to-date with cashflow... Lee Sturch. Director, Foremans Removals and Storage Foremans Removals and Storage are a family run firm firm providing commercial and domestic removals, packaging and storage....Read More
    Lee Sturch. Director
  • Nick Plaice. Director
    Advantage Catering Equipment started business in 2003 and have worked with Telfords Accountants since 2013. Here's what they have to say about the relationship... Nick Plaice. Director, Advantage Catering Equipment Ltd Advantage Catering Equipment are one of the UK's leading suppliers of Catering Equipment for...Read More
    Nick Plaice. Director
  • Colin Smith. Director
    Kent Commercial Kitchens design, build, repair and service professional kitchens that not only work brilliantly - but look good too. They joined with Telfords about a year ago... Colin Smith. Director, Kent Commercial Kitchens Ltd Kent Commercial Kitchens are based in Folkestone, Kent and provide...Read More
    Colin Smith. Director
  • Will Paterson
    EdPlace were already using Xero but weren’t getting a personalised and responsive service. With Telfords Accountants they were able to benefit from our approach to R&D tax credits and reduce their fees by more than 75%... Will Paterson, EdPlace Ltd EdPlace is the UK's most...Read More
    Will Paterson
  • Peter Ward. CEO
    WeTrack™ Software Co Ltd is the company behind WeTrack Software, the project management web application for complex projects, customised so that each client can assign important tasks to departments and individuals and track progress... Peter Ward. CEO, WeTrack™ Software Co Ltd WeTrack™ Software Co Ltd...Read More
    Peter Ward. CEO
  • Tony Kastelein
    Freeztech Limited is an air conditioning and refrigeration engineering business based in Folkestone, Kent. Their MD believes they have 'finally' found an accountant that works for them... Tony Kastelein. MD., Freeztech Limited Freeztech Limited look after the refrigeration and air conditioning requirements of many hotels,...Read More
    Tony Kastelein