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Thanks for visiting our about page. Perhaps uniquely we have an About Us page and an About You page on our website.

Here at ABK we understand you want to read a little bit about us, but we also want to know about you as we believe your business success is our success and the more we know about you and your business the better placed we are to help you.

So visit our About Us and About You webpages and then contact us so we can learn more about you.

About Us


About Us: Behind The Numbers

ABK Director Nigel Grayson-Thorne

Welcome to the About Us section of our web page. ABK Cloud Accounting Limited was incorporated by Director Nigel Grayson-Thorne. The business  evolved from Acorn Bookkeeping Services, which was established in 1991.

We specialise in meeting your accounting and business needs, whatever your business model. We are here to help and can draw on more than 20 years’ experience providing accounting, finance and business support to SME’s like yours.

Based in Stockport, Manchester we cover the North West region including Greater Manchester and Cheshire.

ABK Cloud Accounting is client led and client focused and our aim is to provide the service you require, when and where you require it. Simple, fast and efficiently.

Our services include Bookkeeping, Credit Control, Payroll and VAT through to Management Accounts, Year End Accounts, Self-Assessment Returns and Corporation Tax Returns.

We can also provide, Budgets, Business Plans and Cash Flow Forecasts (integrated or standalone) as well as an outsourced Finance Director Service.

We specialise in Sage Accounts and payroll systems and are Sage Certified Experts.

We also have experience with the administration and management of Import & Export Documentation:

  • Documentary Credits
  • Letters of Credit
  • Cash Against Documents
  • UCP600 – Uniform Custom & Practice
  • ISBP -International Standard Banking Practice

In all we do, we get behind the numbers to provide accurate and timely accounting and management information when it’s needed.

To learn more about us Contact ABK now for a reliable and efficient service tailored to meet your needs.

About You


About You: It’s all about you

As our client it’s all about you.

Whatever your accounting and business requirements and at whatever level, we can help you and your business achieve its aims and objectives.

Our services range from day to day bookkeeping to yearend accounts and everything in-between.

Whether you are a sole trader, a partnership, a limited liability partnership or a limited company we can help you and your business and we will take the time to make sure we understand your business to provide the service you require at the level you require it. After all, your business success is our success.

Contact ABK to tell us more and together we can build a winning partnership.