Our People
 




 
We have a high calibre of staff who understand our client’s needs and work closely with them acting as a sounding board. We have over 80 staff, 50% of whom are qualified Chartered or Certified Accountants.

We also are proud to note that we have 4 personnel who are qualified Chartered Tax Advisers, out of only 9 in private practice in County Durham.

Partners & Consultants

Directors & Associate Directors

Senior Managers
 
Partners and Consultants

     
Tony Luckett
Managing  Partner

Darlington
01325 349 700
 

All aspects of owner-managed businesses including audit, business development, corporation tax, remuneration planning, information technology.
 
Terry Doyle
Partner

York
01904 784 400
 

Succession planning, business planning and strategy, company reorganisations, independent review and planning. Audit and accountancy.
 
Gary Ellis
Partner

Durham
0191 384 2244
 

All aspects of owner-managed businesses including audit, accountancy, business development, corporation tax, remuneration planning, and assisting our Academy clients.
 
Neville Baldry
Partner

Darlington
01325 349 700
 

Owner managed businesses specialising in corporate finance, business plans and development, grants.
 
Nicola Bellerby
Partner

Durham
0191 384 2244
 

Specialisms include all taxation aspects for small and medium sized enterprises including remuneration planning and inheritance tax planning.
 
Angus Allan
Partner

Darlington
01325 349 700
 

All aspects of corporate finance including acquisitions, disposals, management buy-outs, buy-ins, institutional buy-outs, finance raising, venture capital and due diligence.
 
Chris Beaumont
Partner

Darlington
01325 349 700
 

Owner managed business support including audit and business development. Manages the Not for Profit clients department which includes academies.
 
Alan Moore
Partner

Darlington
01325 349 700
 

Income Tax and CGT planning, group re-organisations, share option schemes, Entrepreneurs relief planning, Research & Development Allowances.
 
Simon Hook
Partner

Durham
0191 384 2244
 

All areas of Audit and Accountancy for owner managed businesses including year end compliance and proactive advice throughout the year.
 
Kevin Shotton
Partner

Darlington
01325 349 700
 

Support for owner managed businesses and academies including all aspects of audit and accounts, changing UK accounting standards, business and tax planning.
 
Clive Owen
Consultant

Darlington
01325 349 700
 

Management consultancy, negotiating skills, expert witness, corporate finance.
 
Peter Hogan
Tax  Consultant

Darlington
01325 349 700
 

Share valuations, capital taxes planning for families including wealth preservation using trusts and family investment companies.