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Balanced Accounting LLP, Unit K, The Brewery, Bells Yew Green Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 9BD
0330 111 5010

About Us

About Balanced Accounting, Chartered Accountants in Bells Yew Green, Tunbridge Wells


With over 40 years combined experience in accountancy practice, Hazel Wells and her team provide accounting, tax, audit and advisory support to personal clients, sole traders, businesses / companies and partnerships.

Hazel is the managing partner at Balanced Accounting LLP, the refreshingly different Chartered Accountants serving clients across Kent, Sussex and beyond.

She was previously a partner at Swindells Accounting (formerly Swindells & Gentry), a Sussex accountancy firm with offices in Uckfield and Seaford.

Hazel’s decision to leave and create her own practice was driven by a desire to work to a different set of values and beliefs, to the benefit of herself, her clients and her staff.

Today, 16 years later, Balanced Accounting is proud to support a wide range of personal and business clients with accountancy and tax services.

Services include Tax Returns, bookkeeping, payroll, VAT services, VAT enquiries, preparation of statutory accounts, financial statements audits, support for new business start ups and much more.

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Hazel Wells, BA (Hons) FCA

Hazel Wells is a Chartered Accountant, Registered Auditor and Fellow of the Institute Of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (having previously been an Associate Member for over 10 years and met the ICAEW’s stringent ongoing training requirements).

Hazel qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1997 and became a partner at Swindells in 2003. She headed Swindells’ largest team (Accounts and Audit) and was an audit partner, having previously worked on corporate audits for many years.

Before becoming a partner, she was manager and personal assistant to one of the firm’s senior partners. After seventeen years with Swindells, Hazel resigned in 2008 to launch Balanced Accounting LLP.

Hazel’s areas of expertise include:

– Personal tax and accountancy: including personal tax planning, self assessment Tax Returns, tax credits and IR35 support for contractors.

– Tax and accountancy services for sole traders, partnerships and small and medium-sized incorporated businesses: with a proactive approach to financial and business management.

She has also undertaken specialist audit and review work for clients including:

– Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Solicitors Accounts Rules accountants’ reports.
– Service charge audits for property management companies.
– Members of The Royal Institute of Surveyors (RICS).
– Members of The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA).

Before starting in accountancy, Hazel graduated from the University of East Anglia with an Honours degree in Social and Economic History and Politics.


Call us on 0330 111 5010 or send an enquiry via our contact form to learn more about how we can help you with tax and accountancy services.


What some past and present clients have had to say

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Hazel has the right balance of professionalism and approachability, coupled with first-rate accountancy expertise and advice. Queries are dealt with quickly and efficiently, and she is always on the end of the telephone to talk through any questions we may have. I can confidently recommend Hazel and Balanced Accounting to anyone looking for an accountancy firm that has your best interests at heart.

Victoria Usher / GingerMay PR

Looking back at how Hazel has managed our accounts since 2010, it is hard to imagine how we managed before without her pro-active and unquestionably professional guidance. Whilst always coming across as friendly and approachable on a day-to-day basis, Hazel / Balanced Accounting provides efficient expertise and an invaluable service to our company.

Graeme Hall / ifour

I found Hazel via her helpful replies on a UK business forum. I was specifically looking for a switched-on, friendly accountant who understood how an agile, modern online business operates. Her forum replies echoed the experience I have had since choosing Balanced Accounting - calm, knowledgeable, patient and fully in control. I have come to rely on Hazel completely and am very happy to do so. Highly recommended and a breath of fresh air!

Kevin Browning / Blue Light Internet

Hazel has provided our companies with a superb service. We decided to use Balanced Accounting because of their ethical approach and have been delighted with what they have achieved for us and their very friendly and personal touch. As people new to the world of limited companies they have guided us every step of the way and made our accounting very easy to manage. We could not have asked for more.

Crichton and Susan Casbon / Crichton Casbon Consulting and IgnitED

Hazel Wells at Balanced Accounting works for us as Company Secretary and accountant for our estate management company. Quite a complex set up in a small way, but the work has been done with speed, efficiency and, in some tricky situations, a good deal of diplomacy. As a small organisation the personal touch is very evident and very welcome.

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