Crunching the numbers

Getting Your Accounts Right

We want to help you grow your business by freeing up your time and making things as easy as possible.
Client Satisfaction
Precise Calculation
Future Planning

We are a dedicated team of experts providing a wide range of services from bookkeeping & payroll to management accounting, forecasting and end of year accounts preparation.

We are based in Barnstaple and using cloud based software we are able to provide support from anywhere at any time.

All of our staff are Xero certified and we ensure we keep up to date on the latest developments to help provide the best advice and recommendations to our clients.

We understand how time consuming it can be to run your own business. Your employee’s tax, national insurance and pension contributions can seem daunting to administer when it comes to payroll. We can help take the weight off your shoulders by handling your accounts and your payroll as well as implementation and management of pension schemes so please get in touch if you have any questions.

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Big Fish Financial Services Consultants

Meet the friendly team at Big Fish Financial Services that are always happy to help
Meet The Team

Sam Hosegood

I founded the company back in 2012 having spent almost a decade working in the hospitality industry. I’ve always had an affinity for numbers and having taken a break from hospitality in October 2011 to travel the world for a few months, I decided to put my interest in accountancy to good use when I returned. The industry has changed a lot since the company was founded but I’ve always ensured we move with the times to continue to our help clients as much as possible. I’ve always been very active and you will often find me in the gym during my spare time or getting soaking wet and covered in mud while taking part in OCR events such as Tough Mudder.
Meet The Team
Senior Bookkeeper

Bethany Ballantyne

After many years studying Chemistry, having held positions in the scientific and educational fields, I started my AAT qualifications in 2018 and traded in formulae for finances. Having developed a comprehensive knowledge of accounting and auditing principles over the last 2 years, I am now well equipped to meet the bookkeeping needs of clients across all industries. I love 90s boybands, and single handedly funding the UK’s biscuit industry.

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We are proud to be partnered with Xero and Sfyt, both of which can help streamline your business's accounting while enabling us to provide regular, comprehensive financial reports.
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Great Review by our Clients

Trusted by many people

Our clients have always trusted our expertise and advices. Here’s what they have to say about us.

I highly recommend Sam Hosegood and Big Fish Financial Services.

Not only have I known him personally for years but have had the opportunity to know him professionally too. His commitment and dedication to his work is above and beyond. I’ve used Big Fish Financial Services for almost a decade and I couldn’t be more grateful for the impeccable service that Sam has provided.

His knowledge is second to none.

Hayley Charlesworth

Big Fish Financial Services have been a massive help to our organisation and a really cost effective solution to our bookkeeping and PAYE needs.

Sam Hosegood has a great understanding of modern business solutions and government grant availability in these troublesome times.

Stephen Brown

We’ve been working with Big Fish Financial for nearly 2 years since the inception of our business and have always found they offer a thoroughly professional service that’s tailored to our needs.  Sam is approachable, reliable and reactive offering sound advice when asked. He’s also gone out of his way to ensure we’re up to speed with the furlough scheme and tax changes due to Covid 19

Beth Newsome

Sam is a pleasure to work with and always seems to have his finger on the pulse. He always turns up on schedule and is swift and accurate with my 3 companies’ accounts. He advised me to change from Sage to Xero, which has made a huge difference, allowing me to work quicker.  Nothing is too much trouble and he even replies to messages over the weekend.  You’d be hard-pressed to find a better, more efficient bookkeeper – highly recommended.

Mark Holmes

Sam has really helped us streamline our business accounting with easy to use tools along with practical advice.

Lena Glenholmes

Accounting with a Personal Touch

Get in Touch

If we can help you with any of the services we provide or you have any questions, send us an email any time or give us a call.
Head Office
Leisureline House, Oakwood Close, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 3NJ
01271 440054