Anthony Barron

Personal Tax Manager

Anthony joined the firm in June 2016 as the Personal Tax Manager. Anthony looks after the personal tax affairs of the firm’s private clients from both a compliance and advisory perspective. Anthony lives with his wife and two children. Outside of work Anthony enjoys watching football, following the fortunes of Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal.

Emma Hardwick

Plus Advisory Manager

Emma joined the practice in 2008 as a trainee accountant and subsequently qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant with the ACCA in August 2015. Emma is now the head of our Plus Advisory team. Emma lives in Worthing with her husband and two children. She enjoys plenty of well-earned family time, along with those sneaky take-aways when she doesn’t feel like cooking!

Victoria King

Marketing Manager

Vicky joined the practice in 2005 and is now the firm’s marketing manager. When the firm rebranded in 2012, she was the driving force behind the development of the firm’s online and offline presence. Vicky passed her CIM Professional Certificate in Marketing in November 2013 and has since implemented the firm’s highly successful Workshop & Surgery Programme. Vicky is a keen promoter of our nominated charities and is the firm’s Mental Health First Aider.

Mark Horsfield from Plus Accounting
Mark Horsfield

Business Services Manager

Mark joined the team in July 2018 from an accountancy firm in Oxted. He qualified under ACCA in January 2018, previously gaining an Accounting degree from Kent University and now acts as a manager in the Business Services team. Mark lives with his wife in Crawley. He’s a massive football fan, supporting Tottenham and Crawley.

Laurel Giles from Plus Accounting
Laurel Giles

Business Services Manager

Having qualified under ACCA in July 2016, Laurel joined the practice in 2017 initially as an Assistant Manager. Laurel is now a Manager in the Business Services Team, responsible for her own portfolio of clients. She is a member of a local Morris team and enjoys baking.

Laurel Giles from Plus Accounting
Sam Baldwin

Business Services Manager

Sam joined the practice in August 2019 as a senior accountant after previously working for an accountancy firm in Eastbourne. He qualified under ACCA in 2019 and has been working in practice since 2014. Sam lives in Brighton and enjoys playing and watching football.

Laurel Giles from Plus Accounting
Patrick Hoare

Corporate Services Manager

Patrick joined the practice in June 2020 and is now a Manager in the Corporate Services team. He qualified under ACCA in 2011 and has been working in practice since 2006. Patrick enjoys cycling and is a season ticket holder at Brighton and Hove Albion.

Laurel Giles from Plus Accounting
Helen Griffiths

Accounts and Audit Manager

Helen joined the practice in May 2021 and since qualifying under ACCA in 2004 has worked in practice. Helen enjoys cycling, pilates, attempting to grow flowers for her garden and baking cakes. Her favourite holiday destinations are Japan and Iceland.

Melanie Benton

Office Manager

Melanie joined the firm in February 2001 as Senior Secretary and was very quickly promoted to Office Manager. Melanie is responsible for the smooth running of the administration department. Melanie lives in Hailsham and has one daughter and a zoo consisting of two horses, two dogs and a cat!

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