There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference

We provide our clients with:

  • a regular contact who is familiar with your business and finances and
  • access to other members of our team with the expertise you need from time to time.


Neil Houghton

Neil is a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Accountants and of the Federation of Tax Advisors and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals. Having held senior positions in both industry and commerce, he managed an overseas branch of an international practice before setting up his own accountancy practice in the ‘90s.

Neil’s main areas of expertise include:

  • New business start-ups
  • Business structure and development
  • Personal and corporate tax planning


Martin Vincent

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Martin is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and has over 30 years’ experience in business and accountancy. He’s worked in industry, run his own businesses and headed up the finance team for several companies.

Martin’s main areas of expertise are:

  • Financial director service
  • Advice and planning
  • Company financial statements and corporation tax
  • Personal and corporate tax planning


Carol Neale


With over 30 years experience in accountancy, Carol has a can do attitude, combined with  problem solving skills. She is dedicated to supporting  her clients and is a QuickBooks expert.

 Carol’s main areas of expertise are:

  • Management Accounts
  • Business Start Ups
  • QuickBooks Pro-Adviser
  • Business Development


 Lucy Cook


Lucy has worked in accountancy for over 25 years and provides services to a diverse portfolio of clients across all sectors. Lucy advises on a range of issues as well as handling all new incorporations and statutory compliance matters and she has an enviable record of winning appeals with HMRC.

Lucy’s main areas of expertise are:

  • Annual Accounts
  • Tax Specialist
  • VAT
  • Tribunals
  • Property Lettings


Angela Weids


With over 20 years secretarial and project experience across various sectors Angela is an associate member of the CIPD and part APM qualified. She has worked in the accountancy sector for just over 2 years and has implemented various procedures and processes.

Angela’s main focus areas are:

  • Client Communication
  • Process Improvement
  • Policy Management
  • Quality Management


Doni Atanasova


Doni has over 15 years of experience in finance. She’s an Economics graduate and has worked for several companies, including Eon, before joining the Astrum team in January 2015.

Doni’s main areas of expertise are:

  • Xero and Receipt Bank implementation and training
  • Bookkeeping and VAT
  • Payroll, auto-enrolment and CIS
  • Management reporting


Sheila Vincent

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Once a primary school teacher and now an accountant! Sheila really enjoys interacting with people and helping us provide a personal service to all our valued clients.

Sheila’s main focus areas are:

  • Client communications
  • Self-assessment
  • Company secretarial
  • Bookkeeping and VAT 


Richard Bailey


Richard is the youngest member of the Astrum  team. He is a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians and is making progress towards the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants qualification.

Richard’s main focus areas are:

  • Business and company accounts preparation
  • Personal and corporation tax computations
  • Management accounts
  • Bookkeeping and VAT (including MOSS)


Tracey Rollings

Tracey has worked in the accountancy sector for over 20 years, she has been with us for just over 3 years and provides various support services to clients.

Tracey's main focus areas are:

  • Business accounts preparation
  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT
  • Purchase ledger

Contact us

Maple House
5 The Maples
BS49 4FS
info@astrum.accountantsTel: 01275 277369 | 01934 235007 | 0117 2140369 


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