Welcome to
Smith Craven

Established in 1928; Smith Craven is one of the largest firms of Accountants in the area.

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Who Does Smith Craven Act For?

Our clients range from: Owner Managed Businesses, Foreign Subsidiaries, Non for Profit Organisation’s and Public Sector

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It All Adds Up

Our services include Audit, Accountancy, Payroll, Tax Planning & Compliance and Business Development

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Dedicated to
Clients’ Success

The Firms adage underpins all they advocate: Clients are at the core of all we do. Our business is our clients.

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Some interesting things about Smith Craven that you should know.


Registered Office

Smith Craven are the chosen Registered Office for 260 Limited Companies


Staff Members

Our approach has been backed up by highly trained and experienced professional staff.



Smith Craven continuously strive to help start up businesses get off the ground.


Years experience of Partners/Associates

Smith Craven’s Directors boast an incredible amount of experience.

Smith Cravens’ Services

The Directors are always available for a free initial consultation and our team will be pleased to speak to you regarding any of the following:

Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a UK Government initiative to make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their affairs.

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Tax Planning & Compliance Services

Smith Cravens’ pro-active approach to tax planning means you’ll be advised on all areas of taxation.

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Payroll Services

Expect a personal, confidential and cost-effective payroll service tailored to suit your needs.

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Business Services

Achieve your business objectives and gain confidence for the future.

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Risk, Governance and Internal Control are the competencies that underpin the Audit Team and Smith Cravens’ roles and responsibilities to their clients.

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Contractors Services

Smith Craven offer a specialist service for Contractors due to the nature of the business and the tax legislation.

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Start Up

Smith Craven has developed their core business by providing specialist knowledge in raising finance for business start-ups.

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Corporate Services

Expect high standards of professionalism and confidentiality in the corporate field.

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Business Growth Division

Smith Craven assist clients controlled, accelerated and sustainable growth, via strategic planning, coaching and training.

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The Directors value more than big budgets.
Smith Craven do their best to meet their customers expectations,
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Andy Cribb FCA

"Andy qualified as an Accountant in 1988, commenced work at Smith Craven in 1992, before becoming Partner in the firm in 1997. He has a wealth of experience and extends this beyond Smith Craven, through his commitment and involvement in other organisations: Chair of Oasis Aquila Housing, Chair of St Mary’s Community Centre, Vice Chair of the Sheffield Diocesan Board of Finance, Chair of Finance of Greenbelt Festival".

Kelvin Fitton FCA

"Kelvin obtained a degree in Economics at Lancaster University before qualifying as an Accountant in 1994. He joined Smith Craven that same year and became a Partner in 2000. He is committed to supporting the local economy; by extending his knowledge and experience via his relationships with clients, his involvement on the board of Doncaster Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise, Vice Chair of Finance for Enterprise (formally Donbac) & Treasurer of Doncaster CVS".

James Ryan FCCA

Director *
"James has many years experience working within the Accountancy sector and has such has built a sound reputation specifically in the North Nottinghamshire Area. James joined Smith Craven in 2004 and became a Director in 2008. He currently heads up the Worksop and Chesterfield Offices".

* denotes non Statutory Director