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Welcome to McBrides

McBrides are chartered accountants in Sidcup, South East London, and in 2023 we celebrate 50 years in business. If there’s one thing we’ve learned in the last five decades, it’s that no two of our clients are the same. When you work with us, your traditional accounting services are a given, but you’ll also want us to understand your goals and ambitions. We can provide the advice and commercial insights you need to realise them. And we hope we’ll share a long-term relationship, as we help you successfully navigate your personal or business journey.

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We work with businesses and people like you

Our business clients span a wide range of manufacturing and service sectors. If you are looking for support for your business, we have specialist teams to help you.

If you need help with self-assessment, tax and estate planning for you or your family, our private client team is waiting to hear from you.

We’ll not only be the best accountant you’ve ever had but a partner you can depend on.

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Things our clients value about us


We keep on top of the latest legislation and general financial environment, looking at issues from different perspectives and making suggestions to empower you to make the right decisions for you and your business.


Our advice will be relevant to your circumstances and business, aiming always to put you practically in a better position.


Reacting quickly and positively to your communications with us as well as keeping you informed is at the heart of what we do.


All clients, staff and stakeholders are welcomed as part of their relationship with us so that together we can create positive outcomes for everyone.

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Exciting career opportunities

Are you looking for a new challenge or just starting out in your accounting, tax or professional support career? We love to hear from great people who share our values and relish the opportunity to work with entrepreneurial businesses and individuals.

Careers at McBrides

Mapping out a better business future

Regardless of where you are in your journey, you need honest and practical advice to take your business to the next level. Chart your business. Identify the key issues you need to review and address to get to your next destination. It will be time well spent.

Start your journey

Setting off

Winning new business and managing cash


Harnessing funds and refining systems and plans


Maximising profit and reward

Where next?

Strategic decision on future direction


Achieving your personal and financial goals

What our clients say

"Helpful and efficient team, a pleasure to do business with and they always explain everything so patiently to us "non accounts" types!"

Carol BrownTromsostan Limited

"Having dealt with McBrides since we started our business in 2004 we have always been happy with the service and advice given by Mark Grady and the team."

Geoff SnellOnline Reprographics Limited

"Every time I have a question or need advice the matter is resolved by return. You can't beat service like that."

Terry AllenP.W.A. International Limited

"Professional and a hands on approach from all as a team."

Gary EastwoodLondon & Kent Metals Limited

"I was given good solid advice and I felt very comfortable that the issues were clearly understood."

Jeremy WallPrivate Client

"You manage to make a painful process painless."

Kamal AggarwalPrivate Client

Latest news & insights


LLP salaried member taxation – have HMRC moved the goalposts?

Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) should be aware that HMRC has issued updated guidance clarifying its approach to the way that salaried members are taxed.…
July 9, 2024
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Business owners in SE London and north Kent expect a new government in 2024 General Election

96% of business owner respondents to our economic survey expect a change in government at the 2024 General Election. The survey conducted by McBrides…
June 7, 2024
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100-mile cycle ride kickstarts McBrides cancer charity partnership

Our Partner Mark Grady has cycled the 100-mile RideLondon-Essex challenge over the bank holiday weekend in 5 hours 52 minutes raising over £500 for…
May 28, 2024
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