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Client Testimonials

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“I can thoroughly recommend the service provided by Clay Shaw Butler. They have been my accountants for many years and they always go that extra mile! They are far more than just an accountant, they have specialists in many different areas as part of their team which we couldn’t have managed without. They are friendly and approachable, efficient and are always available for help and advice they are second to none.”

Jo – Bramble Bay

“From the outset Clay Shaw Butler have provided a professional service. Rhodri and the team have been exceptional with regards to dealing with our business needs. Nothing is ever any trouble and queries are always answered in a timely manner. I would highly recommend the services they offer.”

Dan – Kings & Queens

“When I started a new business venture in 2018, I was looking for an accountancy firm that would be able to guide me through all aspects of set up, including getting a digital accounting system up and running. Clay Shaw Butler have done that and more, they have been a huge support from day one, always on hand with comprehensive, trustworthy, friendly advice. Clay Shaw Butler are an important part of ‘Team jellyegg’ and I am very happy to recommend them.”

Sarah Huxtable – Jellyegg

“We have developed a great working relationship with many of the team at Clay Shaw Butler Accountants. Their willingness to help and support our small business in all aspects of financial and employee management has become invaluable. They respond to our queries quickly and provide advice and direction on an ongoing basis. They encourage and support us in going digital and ensure we are always informed of the latest legislation and policies. We have come to rely on CSB and would not hesitate to recommend their outstanding service.”

Big Brum’s Carpet and Furniture Warehouse, Pembroke Dock

“We have been running our business over the last 26 years and we are very happy with the service from Clay Shaw Butler. All the staff are very polite and helpful at all times and the communication skills are excellent. Over the last few years I have been liaising with Carina Evans for all our Accounts:- quarterly vat returns, self-assessments, tax returns and our Annual accounts. We are very pleased with the service and it’s an additional bonus to have Carina as a welsh speaker like myself.”

Sheila – Coldpoint Ltd

“Clay Shaw Butler have been our accountants since 2011 and in that time their professionalism, expertise and support has made them essential partners. They provide us with payroll and accountancy services, and they’ve supported us in our move to a new bookkeeping system. We value their responsiveness and patience - they’re always available to answer our questions, however trivial, and in language we can understand.”

Chris – Mess up the Mess

“We have worked closely with Tracy over the last year to prepare our end of year accounts and have built up a good working relationship in a short space of time. Tracy has been helpful from the start, very approachable and professional at all times. We have been supported to update our processes and procedures including upgrading to a new accounts package and have been able to also bring our payroll across to CSB. We have been impressed by their efficiency and attention to detail and at a very competitive rate. We look forward to developing our working relationship over the coming years.”

Catrin – Plant Dewi

“With regards to a testimonial for you how about "You've been exceptional, quick to respond to our queries, able to deal with unexpected challenges brilliantly and a pleasure to deal with. I can recommend you to anyone"”

Waunifor Youth Club Ltd

“We are a local construction company and have been using Clay Shaw Butler for many years. We find them to be very efficient and accessible. They are extremely pro active and give excellent advice on both accountancy matters and the business as a whole. All the staff that we have dealt with in the office are friendly and extremely knowledgeable. We would, and have recommended their services to other businesses.”

Martin Jones – Jones & Maher Limited

"CSB have been supporting our business for over 13 years, during which time we have always received sound professional advice that has enabled our business to grow. I am sure there are other firms which can also offer a good service but the difference with CSB is that the people working there are very proactive. They know our business very well and this means we get exactly the advice and support we need."

Mark and Rob Davis - Towy Castle Residential Home

"Blue Mountain Group have over the past 12 months gone through many changes, one of these changes was to engage with a new and capable accounting firm. After a diligent research process and face to face meetings with a number of accountancy firms, both local and from further afield, Blue Mountain decided on Clay Shaw Butler as their new accountants moving forward towards 2013 and the future growth of Blue Mountain.

We have to say that Clay Shaw Butler have far exceeded our expectations, not only in their knowledge and methodical approach to accountancy but also in their unrivalled customer care. From the moment you walk in to the reception area you are made to feel very welcome. The Clay Shaw Butler team have gone the extra mile to help Blue Mountain set a firm platform for future growth. We look forward to our continued professional working relationship for many years to come. Thank you to the team at Clay Shaw Butler."

Nigel Thomas - Blue Mountain Security Solutions Limited

"Clay Shaw Butler have recently completed a review of the board’s banking arrangements which were completed efficiently and to our satisfaction"

Mrs Val Haughey - Secretary of St David’s Diocesan Board of Finance

“We have enjoyed an excellent working relationship with our accountants, Clay Shaw Butler, for over 10 years. This has enabled us to utilise our combined financial expertise in order to provide a comprehensive and professional service to our mutual clients.”

Peter Evans - Director, JF Financial Services (Wales) Limited

“In all dealings with Clay Shaw Butler over a number of years we have always been delighted with the service received. Timely and accurate advice is vital to all businesses and as our businesses have evolved and grown the team at Clay Shaw Butler has always understood our requirements and acted swiftly. A thoroughly professional and friendly team, who are keen to share in our vision. We would have no hesitation in recommending.”

John Havard – Directors, Havard Tisdale Ltd

“Simon and Sian Davies and their two sons Isaac and Elliott farm at Brynhyfryd, Hebron, Whitland to the west of Carmarthenshire. The dairy farm produces 1.7 million litres of milk from the prize winning Castellhyfryd herd of pedigree Holstein cows. Over recent years the business has had to manage major changes covering issues such as succession planning, business management and business growth in terms of cow numbers and land purchase issues together with major investment in new cubicle housing for the cows and new milking facilities. More recently the business has sought advice and guidance to develop off farm income opportunities with the purchase and development of a holiday rental property. The needs of the business have been many and varied. They advice, guidance and creative approach given to us by Clay Shaw Butler has provided us with the information and confidence necessary to undertake such large scale investments”

Simon and Sian Davies of the Castellhyfryd herd of Pedigree Holstein cows

“We have been clients of Clay Shaw Butler since starting in business and have always found the staff to be friendly and helpful. We are happy in the knowledge that David is only a phonecall away for any queries we may have, which gives great peace of mind.”

Sian Lloyd – Director, Awen Richards Limited T/A Awens Lingerie,Carmarthen

“Carmarthen Town AFC is proud to have Clay Shaw Butler as its accountant. Over the many years that they have provided their services to the Club, David and his team have been professional and courteous at all times and “nothing is too much for them”. They go out of their way to ensure that the club’s finance officers are fully informed of recent developments and provide training when needed. Keep up the good work.”

Anthony Parnell – Treasurer, Carmarthen Town AFC

“Cerebra have commissioned Clay Shaw Butler as our Company Accountants over a period of many years. As both a Charity registered with the Charity Commission and a Company registered at Companies House we demand of our Accountants a more specialised service than, I suspect, most clients. Clay Shaw Butler have never failed to meet those exacting standards. Throughout all levels of staff within from receptionist to Director, Clay Shaw Butler stands out in my experience for its approachability and friendly manner. They are all people that you can get on with easily and yet when it’s time to work they do so with clear precision and professionalism. In short I would say that Clay Shaw Butler offer a meticulous and professional service delivered with personality. Having enjoyed working with them over many years I fully intend that we will do so for many years to come.”

Chris Jones - Chief Executive – Cerebra - for Brain Injured Children and Young People

“We Utilise a number of services offered by ‘ Clay Shaw Butler ’ Including Payroll, Financial Management and on site accounts management. Their Directors and staff always go above and beyond ! Having them at our side during these very testing unprecedented times is a major asset to our company and with their help and advice we will continue to grow our business together!!”

Jonathan - AJT Recycling Ltd

“Having worked with Clay Shaw Butler over a number of years, I have no hesitation in recommending them to others. They have always provided us with an excellent service at very competitive rates. They respond quickly to any queries I have and understand our needs as a charity. I particularly like working with a firm that is small enough to respond on a personal level, but has the expertise to draw on when required”.

Judith Holland - Office Manager/Accountant, Dyfed Archaeological Trust Limited

“We feel very fortunate for finding Clay Shaw Butler and they have helped us tremendously over the years. The team work beyond expectations, and are always happy to answer any question no matter how small. Dave and his team ensure that we are always up to date with ever changing regulations leaving us free to concentrate on running our business without worry.”

Emily Dossett – Director EJD Financial Consulting Limited

“Clay Shaw Butler provides a prompt and reliable service from a pleasant and friendly team. They have given valued advice over the years making taxation almost painless and very good Sage support.”

Griff Thomas – Director, G T & E Feeds Limited

“We take this opportunity to thank Clay Shaw Butler for the assistance that they have given us in our business over the last 38 years, not only in preparing our accounts for submission to HM Revenue and Customs but also for the in timely advice at all times.

We also appreciate your occasional reminders for us to get the information in so that my accounts can be completed on time.

Clay Shaw Butler’s continued support to our business has been invaluable, during good and bad times, and also the advice in the purchase and selling of property, renting, and all our other business ventures.

We have no hesitation in recommending Clay Shaw Butler.”

Tom Lewis – Builders, Painter and Decorator

“MircoPharm’s main role is to supply snake anti-venom for use by the rural community of West Africa. In so doing, it probably saves more lives than any other Welsh company. Wales is the ideal site for such a venture since the essential component of its anti-venom is the blood supplied on a monthly basis by a flock of contented albeit ageing sheep.

Founded in 1998, MicroPharm’s activities were divided initially between Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital in London and its farm and manufacturing facilities in mid-Wales. At that time the Company utilised the services of a large firm of London accountants. Understandably its dealings were somewhat distant and with relatively junior staff. Since moving its entire operation to Wales several years ago, MicroPharm has employed the services of Clay Shaw Butler and has benefited greatly from the much closer collaboration (and significantly reduced fees!) that has resulted. Senior staff are available always to give advice and meetings can be arranged with minimum of delay. Of especial value, they spend regular periods at MicroPharm’s facilities helping with such matters as preparing VAT returns and management accounts.

MicroPharm holds Clay Shaw Butler in the highest esteem and recommends thoroughly their services to others.”

Professior John Landon & Dr Ruth Coxon – Directors MicroPharm Limited

“Clay Shaw Butler has acted as our accountants since January 2007. We have found the company to be professional, proactive and efficient in all aspects of their work. The staff at Clay Shaw Butler are very helpful and friendly and provide excellent support to our business.

We look forward to a long term relationship with Clay Shaw Butler and we would have no hesitation recommending the company to any prospective client.”

Julie Ellis – Director, One Life Financial Planning Limited

“We have had a long and happy relationship with Clay Shaw Butler and everyone in the company is extremely helpful and friendly.

We would highly recommend their services to any new prospective customer.”

Don Evans – Managing Director, Springdew Limited

“Professional, efficient and approachable – Clay Shaw Butler has provided us with a truly first class service over the years.”

Gary Davies - Regional strategy director, South West Wales Tourism Partnership

Why you should choose us...

We provide pro-active rather than reactive advice and one of our unique selling points is our flexibility. Our number one priority is to provide excellent client service from a knowledgeable yet approachable team.

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Clay Shaw Butler is the trading name of Clay Shaw Butler Limited.
Registered in England and Wales. Company No. 6519528. Registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland and regulated for a range of investment business activities by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Details about our audit registration can be viewed at under reference C001742711.
The registered office address is 24 Lammas Street, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire SA31 3AL.