What our clients say

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I started my organisational psychology consultancy business in 2016 after graduating from university.  As if starting a new business wasn’t daunting enough, the accountancy side … .. Read full testimonial thumbnail

Brighty People

David Allen has been the best accountancy firm I have dealt with in my working life.  During the foot and mouth crisis in 2001 my … .. Read full testimonial thumbnail

Caffle House Tea Rooms

Our business has evolved over the years due to the support that we have received, which is faultless and second to none... Read full testimonial thumbnail

Irvings Coaches of Carlisle

We are impressed and delighted with their dedication, professionalism and the friendliness of everyone we have come into contact with. We would not hesitate in recommending them to anyone... Read full testimonial thumbnail

Holmrook Service Station Limited

It doesn’t matter how large or small, if something needs sorted out it's done, and it’s done straight away - nothing is too much trouble. It doesn’t stop there because whoever you speak to is friendly, helpful and professional... Read full testimonial thumbnail


I would be more than happy to recommend you to other schools... Read full testimonial thumbnail

Trinity School, Carlisle

It was clear David Allen are knowledgeable and experienced in working with academies. .. Read full testimonial thumbnail

Caldew School

After meetings with the employer services team I always come away feeling 'like a weight has been lifted' and love having face to face time where we always manage to resolve any worries or issues that I have! .. Read full testimonial thumbnail

Rainbow Day Nursery (Cumbria) Limited

I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Alison and the team to any business owner looking for an accountant that is cost-effective and professional and to be assured of the best service at all times... Read full testimonial thumbnail

CA – Events Limited

The payroll team are knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. Proactive about ensuring we are getting the service that we need. .. Read full testimonial thumbnail

St. Oswald’s CE Primary School

It was very clear that they wanted to gain a real insight into how we operate and what each person’s role is... Read full testimonial thumbnail

Eden Valley Hospice Carlisle

She has helped me so much with the complications I had with VAT and took the stress away from me, she was a great support and I have every confidence in Julie and her team... Read full testimonial thumbnail

The Shearing Shed Salon

Whatever the query, Julie always deals with it in a professional way and comes back with an answer the same day, even if it is late at night! .. Read full testimonial thumbnail

The Ship Inn Hotel

From the very start we felt reassured that we were working with people who could help us with our ideas. They took the time to understand our business and what we wanted to achieve... Read full testimonial thumbnail

Explosive Productions Limited

We now call him the interactive accountant as he’s involved proactively with our planning and decision making. We hadn’t realised what a difference someone like David could make... Read full testimonial thumbnail

System People Limited

Our payroll is always 100% accurate and completed in a timely manner... Read full testimonial thumbnail

Great Orton Primary School

I regularly receive e-mails from Lucy early in the morning and late at night, which shows the level of commitment that both Lucy and the firm have to their clients... Read full testimonial Bendles Solicitors

Bendles Solicitors

As somebody starting a new business, David Allen is the place to go. Knowing that my business needs are being dealt with gives me the peace of mind for me to concentrate on the day to day running of my business... Read full testimonial thumbnail

Ben Hodgson

The fact that we are only a small business has no impact on the attention we receive from David Allen. We often ring up with questions and no matter how trivial they may be they are always answered quickly and efficiently... Read full testimonial thumbnail

DSR Landscaping Limited

When I first started out, having an accountant that put my mind at ease during a busy and daunting time in my new business was a great help for me... Read full testimonial thumbnail

Bunting Design Co

Energus has received a high degree of comfort through expert advice and relevant experience... Read full testimonial thumbnail