We have also developed a number of industry specialisms over the years, which enable us to provide finely tuned, highly focused services in these sectors.

Charities and not-for-profit organisations

The not-for-profit sector is currently facing many issues because of pressure on income, increased bureaucracy and public accountability and changes in legislation.

Pension schemes

The pensions sector has recently been the subject of stringent reviews which have resulted in increased regulation. As a result, there are increased burdens on the accounting and reporting of pension schemes. These burdens are often greater for small schemes who are unable to employ specialist staff on economic grounds.


Solicitors often face the challenge of having to combine heavy work schedules, Law Society regulations, and the effective and profitable day to day running of their practices.

Sports and entertainment

Carston Chartered Accountants provides the following tax and accountancy services to clients in the sports and entertainment industries, with particular expertise in the following areas: