About Us

Skingle Helps & Co is a family-run accountancy practice based in the Carshalton area of Sutton, Surrey. We operate in an informal but fully professional home environment, with a friendly husband-and-wife team backed up by a few trusted staff. There is low staff turnover so you can always access the individual you need to speak to.

John Helps has been qualified for more than 30 years, so you can be confident we offer sound accountancy advice. And we don't bear the overheads of formal offices, so we can charge a lower hourly rate to make skilled accountancy more affordable.

As a small firm, we value every client and look after each one with a uniquely personal approach. If you are fed up with the costs and lack of continuity at bigger firms, why not contact us?

Meet the team





John and Lee both grew up in Bristol. They married in 1986, and in 1989 moved to Carshalton Beeches where they now live with two of their four children.

The family enjoys camping, sailing, cycling, walking and other outdoor activities. They attend Banstead Community Church (http://bansteadcommunity.org.uk) – an evangelical church in Banstead.

Important legal information

The name of the firm is Skingle Helps & Co.

The principle of the firm is John Helps who is a sole practitioner.

The firm's postal address is 28 Southway, Carshalton Beeches, Surrey, SM5 4HW.

The firm's e-mail address is admin@skingle.co.uk.  

The firm's contact numbers are Telephone: 020 8770 1095; Fax: 020 8770 1094.

The firm's VAT number is 718 6647 03.

The firm's terms and conditions are available on request.  Such terms form an integral part of any engagement letter issued to clients.

In accordance with the disclosure requirements of the Provision of Services Regulations 2009, the firm's professional indemnity insurer is RSA Insurance PLC, 9th Floor, One Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch Street, London. EC3M 3BD.  The territorial coverage is worldwide excluding the United States of America or Canada and excludes any action for a claim brought in any court in the United States of America or Canada.

The firm's fee's are computed on the basis of time spent on your affairs by the principle and staff, and on the levels of skill and responsibility involved.

If any time you would like to discuss with us how our service to you could be improved, or if you are dissatisfied with the service you are receiving, please let us know by speaking to John Helps.  We undertake to look into a complaint carefully and promptly and to do all we can to explain the position to you. If you feel that we have given you less than satisfactory service we undertake to do everything reasonable to address your concern., If you are still not satisfied you may of course take up matters with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.