About Us

Qualified professionals

We are qualified professionals with many year’s experience. As a firm of Chartered Accountants we are regulated by our professional body ICAEW, ensuring you an agreed standard of care.

We have many clients in the local community and nationally, across many sectors including the construction industry, manufacturers and retailers and the service sector.

Our Mission planning

Putting you first

Dedicated Team

Experienced, friendly and approachable accountants ready to help you deal with a wide range of personal and business services.

Simplified Advice

Numbers can often become very complicated, so we are dedicated to ensuring that you can hand over your paperwork and figures, and receive clear, straightforward advice and results.

Transparent Pricing

Enabling you to budget effectively is important to us and we will always give you approval on costs before undertaking any work.

Core Values

We understand that every business is different, so our team are trained to find out everything there is to know about your company, to enable us to provide you with the very best tailored solutions. This doesn’t stop after your initial meeting - our door is always open to discuss your goals and ideas for the future, so we can support you in any way we can. Our clients are the most important part of our business, and we are motivated by exceeding your expectations every time. Whether you are starting up, looking to branch out, just require taxation support or planning an exit strategy, we can help.

Team Profiles

Rachel Barnett FCCA ACA

Co-founder of the firm and a Certified Chartered Accountant Rachel also has Chartered Accountant status along with over 30 years' experience dealing with accountancy and taxation matters for SME companies and groups as well as management information and cashflows to help clients with their management decisions.

Melissa Willment ACA

After joining the firm in 2011 and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Melissa became a partner in 2021. She specialises in personal tax as well as looking after a broad range of SME clients

Lisa Manning MAAT

Lisa deals with our client's processing for bookkeeping and VAT requirements also working closely with our construction industry clients helping them continue to remain compliant with the ever-changing tax regulations. Having worked previously in the industry Lisa is able to advise helpfully from both points of view.

Elaine Flanagan

Elaine is meticulous with our client’s record keeping and processing for bookkeeping and VAT requirements with a keen interest in the travel industry.

Abida Chowdhury MAAT

After completing her AAT qualification, Abida is now a trainee accountant studying for her ICAEW exams whilst managing our portfolio of client's payroll and sole-trader accounts.

Penni Chesterfield

Penni is our office administrator; she keeps us and our clients up to date with any looming deadlines and filing requirements.


(Kennel Club Bronze award)
Our office dog who loves attention from anyone visiting the office, especially at lunchtime.