Accountants for your business
We work closely with our clients and act for a broad range of business and personal clients.
Apart from the more general accountancy services we can also assist you with business development and specialist tax services.
Our philosophy is always to do our utmost to:
- Provide friendly, courteous and efficient service
- Always exceed your expectations
- Listen to what YOU are saying
- Communicate with you quickly and fully
- Never surprise you with bills you’re not expecting
- Be honest, truthful and upfront with you at all times
- Aim for you to pay the least amount of tax payable within the law
- Provide pro-active business advice wherever possible.
You can receive a very broad range of services and we are familiar with business clients from startups to larger companies covering many sectors including:
- Professional services
- Property rental and development
- Information Technology
- Design and Marketing
- Service businesses.
We appreciate that only in time can we gain your trust, so that you know when we say we can and will do something, we do it.
We hope to get that opportunity.
LL.B FCMA FCA CGMA
Andrew has huge experience in both industry and practice, which he puts to good use for clients whenever he is not kayaking, hill walking and anything else he can do to stay vaguely fit!
Jo is a Fellow of the Institute of Accounting Technicians and also a Fellow of the Institute of Taxation Technicians. She has been with Leggate Associates since the firm started in 2009, prior to which she had 13 years’ experience as Senior Accountant and Practice Manager with a firm of Accountants in Hoddesdon. She holds an Advanced ProAdvisor Certificate in QBO. She loves being outdoors, so enjoys gardening and exploring the countryside on foot. Jo has passions for the environment, healthy eating and numbers!
Robert has a passion for business and supporting both start ups and existing companies to maximise their potential through financial planning and management. He will be sitting his final AAT accountancy exams as soon as the exam centres reopen and he holds an Advanced ProAdvisor Certificate in QBO. He enjoys going to the gym, keeping fit and hiking in the countryside.
Ashley read Mathematics at the University of Bath. She then spent three years working for an investment fund in Mayfair, before joining us to complete her training as a Chartered Accountant. She is a whiz on QuickBooks Online (“QBO”) and holds a ProAdvisor Certificate. She has a taste for solo travelling, bungee jumping, hiking, kayaking and eating cake!
Kate studied Business Admin at The University of Reading. She has over six years’ experience of bookkeeping and accounts preparation in practice, and has a ProAdvisor Certificate in QBO. She’s a mum to two young boys and enjoys the outdoors, family time and running.
Prior to joining Leggate Associates Claire obtained sixteen years’ experience of working as a Legal PA for various law firms in London. She has two young children who keep her busy, but she loves going to concerts and watching live sport. She still enjoys playing netball for her club, and formerly represented Hertfordshire County!
Tom has completed his Level 3 AAT and is currently studying for his Level 4. Prior to joining Leggate Associates, he gained over two and a half years experience working in Accountancy Practices. He enjoys football and is a qualified referee for men’s football which he officiates on the weekends.