Meet the team

  • Andrew Dagless

    Partner

     

    Andrew Dagless

    Partner

    I have been a member of ‘Team Wags’ for longer than I dare recall working with our great client base. I support our entrepreneur clients advising them on the correct legal, financial and tax framework to maximise their efforts.

  • Nilesh Savjani

    Partner

     

    Nilesh Savjani

    Partner

    I have over 25 years' experience helping Entrepreneurial Clients grow their businesses, reducing their tax burden and when appropriate ensure that maximum value is released when it comes to selling their business. I am passionate about business and believe in delivering great customer service and instil this in every member of the Wagstaffs Team.

  • Mark Hubbocks

    Partner

     

    Mark Hubbocks

    Partner

    I specialise in audit, business consultancy and corporate finance for UK and International clients. I am a director and treasurer of INAA, an International Association of Auditors and accountants of which Wagstaffs are members.

    I work extensively with clients on understanding their business and understanding what they want from their business. I am very much “hands on” and always able to find a pragmatic solution to any problem.

  • Stuart Cuzner

    Partner

     

    Stuart Cuzner

    Partner

    I am a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience managing small and medium sized businesses. I specialise in all areas of business including start-ups and am extensively involved in tax planning for owner managed businesses. I have experience in preparing cash-flows and forecasts to assist with funding or lending applications for business expansion.

  • James Fox

    Partner

     

    James Fox

    Partner

    I have a degree in economics and hold the ACCA practicing certificate with audit qualification. In addition to advising our owner managed businesses I also manage a mixed portfolio of clients including wealthy individuals.

    I pride myself on providing a bespoke service to clients by helping them with both their audit and accounting needs, together with their tax compliance requirements and, importantly, tax planning.

  • Kathy Phillips

    Audit and Accounts Manager

     

    Kathy Phillips

    Audit and Accounts Manager

    I am AAT qualified and head up the audit team. I have much experience in dealing with substantial commercial businesses and professional firms, finance applications and with company Research & Development claims with HMRC.

  • Jennie Simms

    Tax Manager

     

    Jennie Simms

    Tax Manager

    I am ATT qualified and ensure the smooth running of both the Personal Tax and Payroll teams. I have many years’ experience in personal taxation matters following my initial training with HMRC and specialise in capital gains tax, trusts, inheritance tax and looking after the tax affairs of complex individuals.

  • Carly Davis

    Outsourcing Manager

     

    Carly Davis

    Outsourcing Manager

    I am AAT qualified with extensive experience in overseeing monthly management accounts for a large range of clients. I specialise in Management Accounts and VAT Returns, and am an expert user in Sage 50 Accounts. I also am very experienced in setting up new company accounts formats and setting up VAT registrations.

  • Jamie Gulvin

    Audit/Accounts Asst. Manager

     

    Jamie Gulvin

    Audit/Accounts Asst. Manager

    I am a business graduate and ACCA qualified accountant. I specialise in audits of small and medium sized business and dealing with corporate tax compliance work. I also have considerable experience in Group reporting and Reporting to Overseas member companies.

  • Paul Collins

    Audit/Accounts Asst. Manager

     

    Paul Collins

    Audit/Accounts Asst. Manager

    I am a business economics graduate and Chartered Certified Accountant with extensive experience in audit, accounts preparation and tax planning for SMEs. I am also experienced in reviewing client’s business systems and providing a hands-on approach to their improvement and optimisation.

  • Marcia Deans

    Outsourcing Assistant Manager

     

    Marcia Deans

    Outsourcing Assistant Manager

    I am AAT and ACCA qualified and have experience in year-end accounts preparation and corporation tax compliance. I specialise in preparing management accounts and running client’s cash flow and payments and am also an expert user on Sage 50 Accounts. I also have extensive experience in preparing VAT returns for various bases including Flat Rate Scheme.

  • Brie Rogers

    Tax Senior

     

    Brie Rogers

    Tax Senior

    I am AAT and ATT qualified and currently studying to become a Chartered Tax Advisor. Not only do I prepare annual accounts and corporation tax returns for my clients but also advise company directors and sole traders on their personal tax returns.

  • Steve Peart

    Audit and Accounts Senior

     

    Steve Peart

    Audit and Accounts Senior

    I am ACCA qualified accountant and head up audits for our small and medium sized companies. I have good knowledge of solicitors accounts and reporting to the SRA. I enjoy dealing with complex accounting issues.

  • Jamie Spender

    Audit and Accounts Senior

     

    Jamie Spender

    Audit and Accounts Senior

    I am an ACCA qualified accountant mainly dealing with audits and corporation tax compliance. I have experience in accounts preparation for Charities and Pension Schemes, as well as experience in dealing with tax issues for groups of companies.

  • Jemma Gilbert

    Audit and Accounts Senior

     

    Jemma Gilbert

    Audit and Accounts Senior

    I work within the audit team at Wagstaffs and am currently studying towards becoming a Chartered Accountant. I specialise in audit and accounts preparation for a wide range of small and medium sized companies and also have experience in corporate and personal tax, as well as working with groups, charities and solicitors.

  • Joseph O’Keefe

    Audit and Accounts Senior

     

    Joseph O’Keefe

    Audit and Accounts Senior

    I work in the audit team at Wags and look after accounts and taxation matters for our clients also. Throughout my career, I have developed a keen interest in working with clients in the legal sector and compliance with their specific industry regulation. I have been a full AAT member since 2010 and look forward to completing ACA studies in the near future.

  • Hayley Reynolds

    Audit and Accounts Senior

     

    Hayley Reynolds

    Audit and Accounts Senior

    I am AAT qualified and I am working towards becoming a Chartered Certified Accountant. I currently specialise in small businesses and the preparation of their accounts and corporation tax compliance work. I am also involved in the preparation of clients personal tax returns.

  • Calum Blois

    Audit and Accounts Assistant

     

    Calum Blois

    Audit and Accounts Assistant

    I am AAT qualified and looking at working towards becoming ACA qualified. I mostly deal with statutory accounts preparation for small and medium sized businesses. I also have experience preparing personal tax returns for a number of clients.

  • Paige Legood

    Audit and Accounts Assistant

     

    Paige Legood

    Audit and Accounts Assistant

    I am currently working towards becoming a qualified accountant. I specialise in the preparation of small business accounts and Tax Returns and have growing knowledge in personal tax.

  • Leanne Wilson

    Audit and Accounts Assistant

     

    Leanne Wilson

    Audit and Accounts Assistant

    I am currently working towards becoming a qualified accountant. I specialise in the preparation of small business accounts and Tax Returns and have growing knowledge in personal tax.

  • Zoe Davis

    Audit and Accounts Assistant

     

    Zoe Davis

    Audit and Accounts Assistant

    I am currently working towards becoming a qualified accountant. I specialise in the preparation of small business accounts and Tax Returns and have growing knowledge in personal tax.

  • Joanne Mack

    Audit and Accounts Assistant

     

    Joanne Mack

    Audit and Accounts Assistant

    I am currently working towards becoming a qualified accountant. I specialise in the preparation of small business accounts and Tax Returns and have growing knowledge in personal tax.

  • Lynn Tear

    Tax Senior

     

    Lynn Tear

    Tax Senior

    I am AAT qualified with experience in both accounting and personal tax matters. I specialise in the sometimes complex rules surrounding assessable benefits and completion of forms P11d.

  • Georgia Lamming

    Tax Assistant

     

    Georgia Lamming

    Tax Assistant

    I am currently training within the Personal Tax Team. I also deal with payrolls for our clients.

  • Nina Dunlop

    Payroll Senior

     

    Nina Dunlop

    Payroll Senior

    I am responsible for Payroll Administration for a large number of clients with a variety of number of employees. I prepare both weekly and monthly payrolls and comply with the new Real Time Information system that HMRC have recently implemented.

  • Samantha Grimwood

    Payroll Senior

     

    Samantha Grimwood

    Payroll Senior

    I am a member of the Payroll team and look after a portfolio of weekly and monthly payrolls. These range from small to large companies and all have their quirks. I ensure all payroll administration is complete and complies not only with HMRC Real Time Information, but also with the recent Workplace Pension Regulations.

  • Erika Brown

    Outsourcing Senior

     

    Erika Brown

    Outsourcing Senior

    I am AAT and ATT qualified with an in depth knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts as well as various other online accounting software packages. I specialise is preparing Management Accounts and VAT returns for a variety of different types of businesses. My responsibilities to them include processing cash flow forecasts and payments, submitting CIS returns and corresponding with third parties on their behalf. I pride myself in building strong relationships with my clients.

  • Nayna Nariapara

    Outsourcing Assistant

     

    Nayna Nariapara

    Outsourcing Assistant

    I work within the outsourcing department where I prepare monthly and quarterly management accounts, VAT Returns for clients on various schemes and client books.

    I have been AAT Qualified for over 18 years and have had many years’ working experience in industry.

  • Jenny Broome

    Outsourcing Assistant

     

    Jenny Broome

    Outsourcing Assistant

    I am AAT qualified and have many years’ experience working in accountancy practices, preparing accounts and tax for both sole trader and limited company clients as well as bookkeeping, payroll and CIS preparation.

  • Silvija Juodaitiene

    Outsourcing Assistant

     

    Silvija Juodaitiene

    Outsourcing Assistant

    I am AAT qualified and prepare monthly and quarterly management accounts for a range of clients.
    My daily duties also include bookkeeping on different software and Vat returns preparation for clients on various schemes. I am Xero Certified. Competent in Sage 50 and Sage One.

  • Iliana Mihaylova

    Outsourcing Assistant

     

    Iliana Mihaylova

    Outsourcing Assistant

    I have a degree in economics and I am AAT qualified, having more than 10 years of experience working in the industry. I am part of the outsourcing team, preparing management accounts and VAT return on various schemes. I enjoy helping business owners to keep track on their business and stay compliant.

  • Sarah Smith

    Outsourcing Assistant

     

    Sarah Smith

    Outsourcing Assistant

    I am a member of the outsourcing department where I prepare management accounts and VAT returns for a number of clients. I am currently studying the AAT and have previous management accounts and bookkeeping experience. I also assist the payroll team with weekly and monthly payrolls.

  • Ali Day

    Secretary

     

    Ali Day

    Secretary

    I have been with Wagstaffs since 2001 and I am responsible for keeping Andrew in order as his Secretary. I am also Secretary and Administrator to the Tax Department and Payroll Team.

  • Jane Reid

    Secretary

     

    Jane Reid

    Secretary

    I am a long serving member of Wagstaffs having joined the practice in my late teens! I assist both Nilesh Savjani and Stuart Cuzner and his team in a secretarial/administration role.

  • Sharon Sharp

    Secretary

     

    Sharon Sharp

    Secretary

    As part of the administration team I am secretary to Mark Hubbocks as well as assisting the audit and outsourcing teams with administrative support.

  • Kelly Yearwood

    Office Administrator

     

    Kelly Yearwood

    Office Administrator

    My main duties are the accounts, payroll and credit control for the practice. I am also involved in the day to day running of the office.

  • Abby Booth

    Receptionist

     

    Abby Booth

    Receptionist

    My role is to look after reception and greet clients upon their arrival. I also help out with the administration for the main office.

  • Jo Crosier

    Receptionist

     

    Jo Crosier

    Receptionist

    My role as afternoon receptionist includes answering the telephone and greeting clients on arrival.