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YOUR BUSINESS IN EXPERT HANDS

We are committed to providing expert advice and a high quality service to all our clients from individuals through to multinational corporations.

Find out more about our services and how they are tailored to suit your needs:

OUR APPROACH

At Blue Peak our team consists of former Big Four tax and accounting professionals with a wealth of experience both in practice and industry in technical and commercial roles.

We will work alongside you to become a trusted partner to your business, understanding your needs and supporting your business strategy. Just as importantly though, we will provide expert advice and explain in an easy to understand way how you can meet your statutory obligations and stay compliant.

Every client is important to us and we tailor our offering and advice to them in a bespoke way as well as providing a plethora of complimentary ‘little extras’ to help them with their business journey.

Whether you are an individual, a start-up, a growing small business or even a large corporate organisation we are here to assist and advise.

Annual accounts, book-keeping, payroll management, tax compliance, business consulting – we are here to help your business.

No matter how small or large your company is, give us a call and see how we can work alongside you to help your business grow.

“Blue Peak have taken a genuine interest in our business.
It’s reassuring to know I can phone them anytime for advice. They’re more like part of our business than just our accountants.”

Jeni Patrick, M. D., Hunter & Woodman Ltd.

“I’ve got to say that I am so glad that I found Blue Peak Accounting. All the little extras that you provide for your customers is really exciting stuff.”

Debbie Smith, Owner, Domestic Sparkle

SENIOR TEAM

 

ANDREW WIGMORE
Owner / Director

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07709 122002
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Having trained and qualified in a Big 4 audit practice, Andrew has gone on to work for – and with – a variety of businesses from start-ups through to large multi-nationals. His audit background has provided him detailed technical knowledge of accounting standards and his finance roles have allowed him to build strong skills in broader business areas from management accounting through to development of systems and controls.

Outside of work Andrew likes to build things in sheds, play tennis and cook Tennessee style BBQ.

CATHERINE BOND
Owner / Director

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07968 755857
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Catherine is a qualified tax professional and advises businesses from sole traders right through to large corporate companies on how to maximise tax efficiency, at the same time as remaining compliant.

Having qualified and spent 12 years’ in a Big 4 firm, she initially worked in expatriate taxation, before diversifying. She has a wealth of experience in some of the more complex areas of personal and employment tax, including share plans and dealing with HMRC investigations. She has dealt with a range of clients from individuals and start-ups, through to multi-million pound international businesses.

When not in the world of tax and accounting, she can usually be found on the dance floor where she competes internationally in Ballroom and Latin dancing and has four world amateur titles!

JOE HILL
Director

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Joe heads up our accounting department ensuring high-quality delivery across our wide and varied client base. Having spent over 10 years in practice specialising in audit, financial reporting and internal operations, he then went on to work with a main market listed company before joining Blue Peak.

Joe has significant experience working with large listed clients, private equity backed and owner managed businesses on a domestic and global scale. This enables him to support our clients in growing whilst ensuring reporting and compliance needs are met across the business.

Outside of work, he is kept busy by his three young kids and manages to fit in plenty of football, running and reading as well!

LUCY CHILDS
Senior Manager

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07887 793270
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Lucy is a qualified Chartered Tax Advisor, with a legal background. She trained and subsequently worked in Big 4 firms for 12 years and has experience dealing with many aspects of tax, including employee share plans, accounting for share plans, employee reward, HMRC investigations and disclosures.

Lucy has supported and advised a variety of clients, including UK plcs, foreign inbounds private companies, owner managed businesses and individuals.

Outside of the office Lucy is a mum to two energetic boys and is kept busy attempting to renovate her retro 1960s house!

ACCOUNTING MANAGERS

 

CAROLYN MOSS
Accounting Manager 

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07552 642994
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Carolyn is a qualified accountancy professional providing a variety of accounting and business advisory services to clients ranging from start-ups to large groups of companies.

Having qualified in practice she spent 10 years working in a global technology company gaining experience is all aspects of financial reporting and management accounts. She now provides clients with a wide range of services including financial reporting advice, support with monthly management accounts and annual audit guidance.

Outside of the office she spends her time crafting and baking with her two children.

ANNABEL RICE
Accounting Manager

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07393 647337
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Annabel is an ACA Chartered Accountant and provides accountancy services and support to clients of all sizes. 

She had previously trained as an auditor for almost 5 years with a top 30 UK accountancy firm where she worked with a variety of clients of different sizes. These clients operated in a wide range of industries including professional membership bodies, technology & schools among others providing extensive knowledge into the systems and processes required to achieve a sustainable future.

During her spare time, she enjoys painting and playing tennis whilst also working around renovating her cottage.

KATE POLLINGER
Payroll & Employment Tax Manager

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0118 321 9151
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Kate is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisor. She trained and worked in Big 4 firms for 21 years specialising in employment taxes, the PAYE/NIC implications of unapproved share schemes and HMRC investigations into employee expenses and benefits.

Before Kate joined Blue Peak she worked for 4 years for a local accountancy firm as a Tax and Payroll Manager overseeing the payroll services offered to a variety of clients.

Outside work Kate is kept busy by her family but finds time for sewing, theatre, socialising with friends and reading. For exercise she attends ballet classes.

 

ACCOUNTING TRAINEES

 

BARNEY STENTIFORD
Trainee

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0118 321 9151
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Barney is a recently retired international rower, having represented Great Britain at Under 23 level and has won the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta twice. He has a master’s degree in Chemistry and has now decided to pursue a new career in accountancy, which will combine the great attention for detail, strong work ethic and professionalism acquired from his unique background.

Outside of work he is an overly keen golfer and will occasionally return to the gym to stop the waistline expanding too much!

 

WILL BAGULEY
Trainee

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Will has recently graduated from the University of Southampton studying Maths with Finance where he achieved a First. He has joined the Blue Peak team to build on his skill set and get involved in a wide range of accounting activities while studying to become fully qualified.

Outside of work he is a football fan. Failure to find him playing on the pitch then he will be found watching his beloved Chelsea FC!

ZAYYAN SHABIR
Trainee

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After having recently graduated with a first class honours in finance and accounting, Zayyan joined the Blue Peak team in September 2020 as a trainee accountant. As time progresses he is looking to become fully qualified, and more experienced with all aspects of the business.

Outside of work, Zayyan can often be found spending time with friends and family. Like Will, Zayyan is also a football fan and also happens to support Chelsea.

 
 

CHARLIE MARSDEN
Trainee                                                               

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After graduating with a degree in mathematics, Charlie has recently completed a master’s in Finance alongside his work as a finance administrator within an international business. He has joined the Blue Peak team to pursue a career in accountancy and over the coming years is looking to become fully qualified, while building his experience in many different aspects of accountancy.

Outside of work, Charlie is often found playing cricket and golf. Sometimes allowing time for his other passion for music.

LUKE LANE
Trainee   

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Luke recently graduated from the University of Leicester with a bachelor’s degree in Physics and is now dedicated to becoming a fully qualified accountant. He plans to build on his analytical, numerical, and organisational skills, applying them to all aspects of the business to deliver high-quality service as part of the team at Blue Peak.

Outside of work, Luke enjoys spending time with friends, playing piano and chess, and watching football.

MARKETING TEAM

 

CAROLINE COOK
Head of Marketing                 

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07887 501403
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Caroline is an experienced marketeer having learned her craft working both in large and medium sized FMCG companies such as McVities, RHM and The Cott Corporation and, more recently, in running her own very successful online retail business.

When not working she might be found with her nose in a Lonely Planet book, glass of Rioja in hand, or punishing herself doing an unnecessarily hard physical challenge (usually for charity!) which it’s about time she recognised she is getting too old for!

JENNIE MADGE
Business Development Manager    

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Jennie is experienced in business development, account management and client liaison having worked successfully for a number of different companies and sectors in the role to generate new business and assist with their growth.

She has great organisational skills, is a good communicator, loves people and enjoys building relationships, listening and understanding the needs of the prospects and clients to deliver and maintain fantastic service alongside the team.

Outside of work Jennie is a real thrill seeker who is always planning the next big adventure. She also volunteers at her local hospice in the fundraising department.

 
 

LUCINDA LONGSTER
Customer Liaison Manager

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07973 148846
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Lucinda has worked in financial services throughout her career, in client facing and management roles.

Lucinda joined Blue Peak in 2021 as Client Liaison Manager.  She is responsible for guiding new clients through the ‘onboarding’ process and tries to make this process as seamless as possible!

Outside of work Lucinda enjoys spending time with her family.  Whenever possible she can be found outdoors enjoying the fresh air and running in Windsor Great Park. Her most recent running achievement was completing the London Marathon. 

DSHANKA DJURIC
Office Manager/P.A

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07570 556504
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Dshanka has come from an extensive administrative background and will be supporting Blue Peak in any office related enquiries as well as acting as PA for Andrew, Catherine, and Joe.

Before Dshanka joined Blue Peak she worked for the NHS specialising in managerial administrative support for the Community Nursing team. Prior to that, she studied at Drama school in London, and after graduating she worked professionally as an actor for a few years in a variety of productions as well as writing a screenplay that was showcased at Europe’s Film Festival.

Outside of work, Dshanka enjoys creative writing, swimming, and watching the latest films in the cinema.

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