Learn more about Halls Chartered Accountants

Halls Chartered Accountants specialise in Accountancy and Tax services for Small businesses, Sole Traders, Contractors and Freelancers in Birmingham, Midlands and throughout the UK. As Birmingham, Midlands specialist Chartered FreeAgent Accountants we offer innovative Cloud based solutions for those who are keen to maximise the efficiency of their business by using the latest technological developments.

Founded by me, Joe Hall in January 2014 in response to my then pregnant Wife being made redundant, Halls has gone from strength to strength, year on year gaining momentum all the time.

What started as a reaction to circumstance and driven to provide for my family, has turned into a dream opportunity for me to realise a life long dream, I have always imagined running my own business but sometimes you just need that little push and it can come from the most un-expected of places!

Based near Birmingham, West Midlands, we service clients all over the UK thanks to the best in remote working applications and cloud based accountancy systems . We have a wide range of small business clients from ICT Security specialists to Pubs.


Check out what makes our services special

Cloud Collaboration

Using FreeAgents award winning Cloud Book keeping package enables you to Collaborate with your accountant in real time allowing us to support you on demand


Utilising the cutting edge of Accountancy technology it is only natural that our security is top notch. Halls conducts all its business through secure VPN connections and your information is stored on highly encrypted devices.

Your finances on the go

The FreeAgent platform is compatible on all mobile devices as well as having dedicated iPhone, iPad and Android apps. you can perform a whole host of tasks on the go from recording expenses to raising invoices

Fixed Fees

We wish to break away from the traditional model of Chartered Accountants and have committed to ensuring our fees are not just fixed for your convenience but also fair and transparent so that you know exactly what you are paying for


Enthusiastic. Dedicated. Professional. Approachable


Joanne is energetic and passionate about aiding small business owners with their financial needs.  Joanne recognizes the need for affordable, outsourced financial solutions for small to medium-sized businesses that do not require a full-time bookkeeper on staff.  She brings 20 plus years of experience in the bookkeeping profession to the services provided to our clientele.
Joanne has significant bookkeeping experience in various industries which include commercial, retail, motor, restaurants and the licensed trade. She has experienced the inside of businesses as an Accounting Assistant and Financial Officer as well as involvement in all aspects of business and bookkeeping functions.  Joanne is a certified FreeAgent Expert and also has experience of a number of accounting packages such as Sage Line 50, Xero, QuickBooks and numerous bespoke packages.
Joanne holds member status with both the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and also the Institute of Certified Accountants (ICB). She undertook her AAT studies whilst working full-time so is well used to managing her time efficiently. She also holds licenced accountant designation with AAT.


Having much involvement and experience in small businesses, Joanne understands the importance of keeping family a top priority while staying on top of career demands.  Originating from Newport, South Wales, Joanne relocated in 1999 to Scotland and moved to England in 2006.


Joanne can often be found watching any kind of motorsport on weekends with her son Luke and partner Barry, She stays actively involved in her community and can often be found behind the bar at her local theatre and also taking part in her annual pantomime production. Meeting new people and having new experiences are what drives Joanne and her family and she cannot wait to work with you and yours!


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