Meet the Team

The Directors:

  • michael

    Michael Shepherd

    Michael

    Michael joined the practice in 2002 after qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant

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  • martin

    Martin Knight

    Martin

    Martin founded the practice in 1986 after spending time training with another local practice.

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  • sarah

    Sarah Cadman

    Sarah

    Sarah joined the practice in 2007 after qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant with a medium sized firm in Hull.

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Michael Shepherd

Michael joined the practice in 2002 after qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant with another local practice then spending some time with two larger firms based in Leeds.

Michael represents a wide variety of clients both large and small within sectors such as construction, retail, agriculture, e-commerce and service industries. He also spends time working closely with a small number of clients in a role similar to that of a financial director, helping with internal reporting and general decision making.

 

Martin Knight

Martin founded the practice in 1986 after spending time training with another local practice.

Martin’s broad depth of knowledge and experience in a variety of business sectors is what has made him a widely known and well respected adviser in the local business community. He enjoys working with new businesses, helping them to plan for growth and advising on how to best mitigate tax liabilities along the way.

Sarah Cadman

Sarah joined the practice in 2007 after qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant with a medium sized firm in Hull.

Sarah advises a wide variety of local businesses in relation to their accountancy and taxation affairs, she can also offer the benefit of her commercial experience having spent time working in industry. She also enjoys implementing tax planning strategies as clients grow in size and also advising on the myriad of continual changes brought into place by HMRC as they arise.

Other Staff:

  • Penny Knight

    Penny

    Penny is one of our qualified Accounting Technicians.

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  • jason

    Jason Wood

    Jason

    Jason trained and qualified as an Accounting Technician with the practice in 2007.

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  • sophie

    Sophie Hopkins

    Sophie

    Sophie is one of our qualified Accounting Technicians.

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Penny Knight

Penny is one of our qualified Accounting Technicians. They work on preparing your accounts and Tax Returns, processing your VAT Returns and dealing with general day to day client bookkeeping queries. Whilst clients work closely with one of our directors it is likely you will also get to know one of this team and trust the advice they too can give you.

Jason Wood

Jason trained and qualified as an Accounting Technician with the practice in 2007.

Jason currently manages the payroll department within the practice. He has a broad working knowledge of all things payroll related and assisted many clients with the recent switch over to Real Time Information reporting.
If you would like us to undertake your payroll either weekly or monthly then Jason would be happy to provide you with a quote. Jason also has excellent IT skills and has helped many clients with ad-hoc computer related issues such as setting up new PC’s, installing software, designing spreadsheet reports etc

Sophie Hopkins

Sophie is one of our qualified Accounting Technicians. They work on preparing your accounts and Tax Returns, processing your VAT Returns and dealing with general day to day client bookkeeping queries. Whilst clients work closely with one of our directors it is likely you will also get to know one of this team and trust the advice they too can give you.

Rosanna Kendall

Rosanna.

Dawn Lawton

Dawn.