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Partners & Staff

Kate Shearer CTA ATT (Fellow)

Kate Shearer CTA ATT (Fellow) – Director

Kate has been working in private practice for over twenty five years, concentrating on the compliance needs of businesses and individual taxpayers. Kate is a Chartered Tax Adviser and is registered with the Association of Taxation Technicians as a member in practice. Kate has recently completed an MSc in Taxation at Oxford University.

Bill Arundel

Bill Arundel FMAAT ATT – Director

With a background in marketing and communications Bill is a proven problem solver, whether dealing with Revenue authorities or researching IT or business solutions. Bill manages the payroll bureau and VAT department. Bill is registered with the Association of Accounting Technicians as a member in practice and is licensed and regulated by the AAT.

Tracy Easman

Tracy Easman CTA ATT (Fellow) – Associate

A Chartered Tax Adviser and member of the Association of Taxation Technicians Tracy has over twenty years’ experience in the tax sector. Tracy consults on transaction planning, shares and securities, capital gains tax and personal tax, and has a wide knowledge in all other areas of direct taxation. Tracy is an ex-President of the Association of Taxation Technicians.

Trudi Blackwell

Trudi Blackwell AAT – Senior Client Manager

Trudi has over twenty years of practice experience and obtained her Diploma in Professional Studies in Accounting (ACCA) in 2019. Trudi manages Accounts and Management Accounts for a wide portfolio of clients. As well as being a hugely talented Accountant Trudi is a Xero certified adviser and AAT trainer. Trudi manages the Xero/QB/Sage delivery and is your port of call for taking your business book-keeping forward to a digital platform. 

Tim Morton

Tim Morton FMAAT – Senior Client Manager

Tim qualified in 2004 and became a fellow member of the AAT in 2013. Tim prepares Accounts for a wide variety of Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies. Tim also manages a portfolio of personal tax clients and assists businesses with their VAT Returns. Tim has a background in the retail, transport and hospitality sectors.

Sarah Willan

Sarah Willan

Sarah is an experienced Personal Assistant / Administration Manager with nearly twenty years of experience working within in the Corporate Sector. Sarah has managed large multi discipline teams, including Customer Service, Legal and Credit Control and she is proficient in Project Management.

About Shearers Accountants & Chartered Tax Advisers

Shearers Accountants & Chartered Tax Advisers was established in 1996

We provide excellent advice and first class service to our business and personal clients alike. We have many clients in the local community and we service businesses, small and large, across many sectors including:

  • the professions
  • landlords and property portfolios
  • PR, media and marketing agencies
  • hospitality
  • social media influencers
  • publicans and breweries
  • the service sector
  • entertainers, actors and musicians
  • the construction industry and trades
  • manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors
  • retailers

As well as general accountancy and tax skills, our team members also have individual specialist skills which enable us to provide clients with a first class service as and when required. With our wealth of experience we pride ourselves on delivering an unparalleled service to all clients, whatever their size or sector.

In addition to traditional accounting and tax services we also provide advice on how to improve and develop your business. Whether you need an integrated business strategy, access to corporate finance or specialist tax advice we are here to help you achieve your goals.

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