chartered certified accountants



Asquith & Co. has more than 150 years’ of accountancy experience and offers a full portfolio of services. Although you will have a dedicated client manager, you can draw on the skills of the entire team.

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Jennifer Springham BSc FCCA - Director

Specialist Subject: Rules

Likes: Control

Dislikes: Lack of control

Favourite Colour: Why do you need to know?

Favourite Food/Drink: Gin & Tonic

Favourite Place: Up a mountain

Currently Drives: Gorgeous Audi TT


Daniel Bulman ACCA - Director

Specialist Subject: QuickBooks

Likes: Making Tax Digital (MTD)

Dislikes: Speed cameras

Favourite Colour: QuickBooks green

Favourite Food/Drink: Beer… more than one!

Favourite Place: Speed Awareness Course (not!)

Currently Drives: Too fast


Chris Mattinson FCCA – Director

Specialist Subject: McDonald’s Menu

Likes: Solitary confinement

Dislikes: Salad

Favourite Colour: Blue

Favourite Food/Drink: Eating challenges…

Favourite Place: Behind his desk

Currently Drives: Ford Focus


John Hall MAAT – Accounts Senior

Specialist Subject: Football

Likes: Leeds United

Dislikes: Manchester United

Favourite Colour: Yellow, white & blue… LUFC

Favourite Food/Drink: Yorkshire Pudding

Favourite Place: Pub

Currently Drives: Seat quad-turbo


Chris Thompson FMAAT – Accounts Senior

Specialist Subject: Fast cars

Likes: Driving fast

Dislikes: Slow drivers

Favourite Colour: Man Utd red, white & black

Favourite Food/Drink: Stir fry

Favourite Place: Florida

Currently Drives: VW Golf


Lee Jones – Accounts Senior

Specialist Subject: Box sets

Likes: Here

Dislikes: Awkward questions

Favourite Colour: Turquoise/Green

Favourite Food/Drink: Cheesecake

Favourite Place: Italy

Currently Drives: 2 wheels


Adele Shipley ACA – Accounts Senior

Specialist Subject: Jack of all trades!

Likes: Travelling

Dislikes: Not travelling

Favourite Colour: Blue

Favourite Food/Drink: Cocktails!

Favourite Place: On an aeroplane

Currently Drives: An old lady car!


Amy Manning LLB ACA – Accounts Senior

Specialist Subject: Celebrity gossip

Likes: G & T

Dislikes: Cooking

Favourite Colour: Purple

Favourite Food/Drink: Italian & Gin

Favourite Place: By the sea

Currently Drives: Mini


James Brown – Accounts Technician

Specialist Subject: Fantasy Football

Likes: Helping people

Dislikes: A messy spreadsheet

Favourite Colour: Red

Favourite Food/Drink: Fazenda’s

Favourite Place: Dental Institute

Currently Drives: Chris Thompson crazy


Matthew Hardisty – Accountants Technician

Specialist Subject: The gym

Likes: Arm workouts

Dislikes: Tight shirt sleeves

Favourite Colour: Blue

Favourite Food/Drink: Protein shake

Favourite Place: Gym

Currently Drives: Ford Fiesta


Diane Houseman – Accounts Senior

Specialist Subject: Horses

Likes: Animals

Dislikes: People (Can we say that?) Haha!

Favourite Colour: Burgundy

Favourite Food/Drink: Sherbet lemons

Favourite Place: Stable

Currently Drives: Rides her horses


Callum Butcher – Accounts Technician

Specialist Subject: Maths

Likes: Football

Dislikes: Leeds (Sorry John)

Favourite Colour: Blue

Favourite Food/Drink: Nando’s

Favourite Place: Greece

Currently Drives: Gran’s car!


Rebecca Dent – Accounts Technician

Specialist Subject: Running

Likes: Marathons

Dislikes: Blisters

Favourite Colour: Yellow

Favourite Food/Drink: Cup o’ tea

Favourite Place: Outdoors

Currently Drives: I’d rather run…


Shannon Lloyd – Accounts Trainee

Specialist Subject: Domino’s (Pizza)

Likes: Domino’s

Dislikes: Not having a Domino’s

Favourite Colour: Red

Favourite Food/Drink: We’ll give you 3 guesses…

Favourite Place: Domino’s

Currently Drives: Fiat 500 (to Domino’s!)


Sandra Scott – VAT Assistant

Specialist Subject: Food

Likes: Good food

Dislikes: Bad food

Favourite Colour: Bright sunshine yellow

Favourite Food/Drink: Anything that's food

Favourite Place: Restaurants

Currently Drives: Bright yellow Ford KA


Natalie Davies – Accounts Technician

Specialist Subject: Sea Cadets

Likes: Family time

Dislikes: Bad manners

Favourite Colour: Red

Favourite Food/Drink: Sweet bowl in the office/Pink gin

Favourite Place: Work… Obviously!

Currently Drives: Chris Mattinson mad!


Danielle Sharpe – Payroll Clerk

Specialist Subject: Cars

Likes: Being at home

Dislikes: Chaos & dieting

Favourite Colour: Green

Favourite Food/Drink: Any kind of Pasta

Favourite Place: Home

Currently Drives: Honda Civic


Tracy Draper – Payroll Clerk

Specialist Subject: Bowling (She’s a pro!)

Likes: Getting a strike

Dislikes: The gutter

Favourite Colour: Gold (medal)

Favourite Food/Drink: Olympia burger

Favourite Place: Bowling lanes

Currently Drives: Straight down the middle


Chantal Groom – Administrator

Specialist Subject: Office agenda

Likes: Being in the loop

Dislikes: Disorganisation

Favourite Colour: Blue

Favourite Food/Drink: Pizza

Favourite Place: Home

Currently Drives: Shank’s pony


Kelly Bullock – Administrator

Specialist Subject: Healthy eating (mostly!)

Likes: Organisation

Dislikes: Mess & disorganisation

Favourite Colour: Khaki Green

Favourite Food/Drink: A glass of Prosecco… or 2!

Favourite Place: The gym!

Currently Drives: Volvo C30


Tracy Buckham – Administrator

Specialist Subject: Stationery Stealer!

Likes: Family holidays to Florida!

Dislikes: Not being on holiday!

Favourite Colour: Blue

Favourite Food/Drink: My husband’s cooking/Wine

Favourite Place: Greek Islands

Currently Drives: Vauxhall Zafira


Mark Asquith FCCA – Managing Director

Specialist Subject: Saving you money

Likes: Saving you money

Dislikes: Not saving you money

Favourite Colour: Black...keeping you in it!

Favourite Food/Drink: Roast Taxman

Favourite Place: Judo mat

Currently Drives: The Taxman crazy