Compliance

Compliance as Standard

Knowledge of Yesterday

The DAINSevolve team will help you take care of your compliance needs, meeting all statutory reporting and regulatory requirements.  No one starts a business to deal with compliance, so we deal with it – on time and efficiently.

Our Core Compliance Services:

Annual Accounts

Meet your statutory obligations on time and with no hassle. We will agree a timetable that suits you and produce high quality information that you understand. 

Compliance, laws

Corporate Tax

Alongside production of annual accounts, we will efficiently prepare your corporation tax return, leaving you time to plan the payment of corporate tax. We will find ways of reducing the tax burden, taking advantage of all available reliefs.

Company Secretarial

Ensuring your Companies House information is kept up-to-date and you meet all statutory deadlines is rarely something that business owners enjoy. We have a low-cost service designed to meet your needs and help you sleep easy, knowing that your affairs are in order.

Personal Tax

Your personal tax is just as important as corporate tax, and we treat it as such. We’ll take time to consider the most effective way of receiving benefits to include dividends, salary, company cars, pensions and other advantages/ allowances.

Payroll & Pensions

Let us take the strain of dealing with staff payroll and related pension payments. The legislation is complicated, and every staff member is unique and unless you have in-house expertise, outsourcing is the optimal solution.

VAT Returns

Making Tax Digital enforces business to file returns online. We can speed up the process and ensure all transactions are dealt with accurately, reducing the threat risk of penalties and interest costs.

Remember the big picture?

Compliance tells you about Yesterday, so are you ready to see how understanding Today can help you shape Tomorrow?

The Experts

Specialists in working with businesses like yours. We will help you to make more money, save tax, manage cashflow and grow the business.

Joe Hawkins

Joe Hawkins

Position: Tax Consultant
Phone: 01782 221139
Email: jhawkins@dains.com

My passion is split between sports and travelling

Joe has experience in working with a variety of clients from different business sectors and providing tax advice in areas such as research and development tax credits.  He works closely with the audit and commercial services teams to provide a coordinated approach to tax compliance.

Joe Hawkins

Tax Consultant

My passion is split between sports and travel

Andy Warrington

Andy Warrington

Position: Accountancy and Business Services Manager
Phone: 01782 221 133
Email: awarrington@dains.com

My passion is supporting the mighty Port Vale FC

Andrew is responsible for the delivery of the compliance services within the Private Client Department in our Stoke-on-Trent office.

Andy Warrington

Accountancy and Business Services Manager

I support Port Vale FC

John Sutton

John Sutton

Position: Tax Consultant
Phone: 01889 503 005
Email: jsutton@dains.com

I love watching motorsports especially motorcycle racing

John joined Dains in 1988 and has worked in most areas of accountancy. John’s current role is the completion of tax returns and accounts for our commercial clients where he has built great working relationships.

John Sutton

Tax Consultant

I love watching motorsports especially motorcycle racing

Phil Brailsford

Philip Brailsford

Position: Accountancy and Business Services Manager
Phone: 01283 507968
Email: pbrailsford@dains.com

My passions are playing squash and spending time with my young family

Phil works with a mixture of owner-managed businesses, property landlords, partnerships and sole traders dealing with personal tax compliance matters such as completion of self-assessment tax returns and completion of P11d forms.  He and his team also provide tax advice on income extraction forms for limited companies, capital gains tax and inheritance tax.

 

Philip Brailsford

Accountancy and Business Services Manager

My passion is playing squash

Stacy Brown

Stacy Brown

Position: Accountancy and Business Services Manager
Phone: 07904 424454
Email: sbrowndains.com

If I wasn’t an accountant, I would have been a midwife

Stacy is part of our Evolve team working across multiple offices, her role involves providing owner-managed businesses with not only compliance services but day-to-day support for their finance function to ensure timely and accurate information is available. She believes that in order to provide a proactive and cost-effective service, understanding the business and the people behind it is crucial.

Stacy Brown

Accountancy and Business Services Manager

My alternative career would have been a midwife

Amanda Roome

Amanda Roome

Position: Accountancy and Business Services Manager
Phone: 01332 821 140
Email: aroome@dains.com

My passion is my children and my family

Amanda works closely with the Partners and colleagues to ensure owner-managed businesses are given the support they need, tailoring the approach to each client depending on their specific needs and requests. Amanda believes that understanding each client and their values is key to maintaining a good client relationship and providing the best results.

Amanda Roome

Accountancy and Business Services Manager

My passion is my children

Adam Thompson

Adam Thompson

Position: Accounting and Business Services Manager
Phone: 01543 261 266 | 07943 193 888
Email: athompson@dains.com

My favourite film is “You’re gonna need a bigger boat” – Jaws

Adam is responsible for growing and managing the commercial service offering in the Staffordshire region. Adam has a varied portfolio of clients including agricultural, manufacturing, retail and engineering businesses.

Adam Thompson

Accounting and Business Services Manager

My favourite film is Jaws

Jessica Howard

Jessica Howard

Position: DAINSevolve Cloud Accounting Consultant
Phone: 01332 977945
Email: jhoward@dains.com

My passion is dancing, interior design & cooking (not all at once!)

Since starting Dains in 2018, Jessica has spent time expanding her knowledge on a range of cloud accounting software platforms. Jessica really enjoys learning more about the platforms and maintains software certifications to guarantee the best service when engaging with and helping clients with queries they may have.

With help from the Cloud Accounting team, Jessica has experience with specifically targeting common problem areas and helps address these areas with clients during informative sessions. Jessica is passionate about working with clients to make their internal processes more efficient by embracing the software’s capabilities and ultimately producing clean data on which informed decisions can be based upon.

Jessica Howard

DAINSevolve Cloud Accounting Consultant

My passion is dancing, interior design & cooking

Andrew Bentley, Partner

Andrew Bentley

Position: DAINSevolve Partner
Phone: 01782 221 121
Email: abentley@dains.com

My favourite word is Antidisestablishmentarianism (BlackAdder III)

Andrew is responsible for non-audit accounts production and a full range of financial back-office financial support.

Andrew Bentley

DAINSevolve Partner

My favourite word is Antidisestablishmentarianism

John Southwell, Commercial Services Partner

John Southwell

Position: DAINSevolve Partner
Phone: 01543 261212
Email: jsouthwell@dains.com

My superpower would be flight.

As a Partner John thrives on dealing with people who have an entrepreneurial spirit and are engaged in raising the profile and bringing employment into the area, he enjoys being a sounding board for clients ideas and helping them to achieve their ambitions.

John Southwell

DAINSevolve Partner

My superpower would be flight

Steve Rogers, Commercial Services Partner

Steve Rogers

Position: DAINSevolve Partner
Phone: 01889 503001
Email: srogers@dains.com

My favourite film is anything from the American Pie franchise, (I’m sorry I can’t help it!)…

Steve specialises in assisting owner-managed and growing businesses in a broad range of industry sectors including manufacturing, engineering, and retail.

Steve Rogers

DAINSevolve Partner

My favourite film is American Pie

Lisa Richards, Commercial Services Partner

Lisa Richards

Position: DAINSevolve Partner
Phone: 01332 826805
Email: lrichards@dains.com

If I wasn’t an accountant I would own a Cornish beachside cafe.

Lisa acts for owner-managed and growing businesses across a broad range of industry sectors delivering proactive and timely advice by building a close working relationship based on good communication.

Lisa Richards

DAINSevolve Partner

I would like to own a Cornish beachside cafe

Ian Carter

Ian Carter

Position: DAINSevolve Partner
Phone: 0121 200 5546
Email: icarter@dains.com

My passion is Rugby eg watching and playing….occasionally.

Ian looks to build a close working relationship with his clients, providing sound, proactive business advice together with ensuring his clients fulfil their statutory compliance requirements. Ian also assists clients with the preparation of timely management information and offering advice to clients on their financial potential.

Ian Carter

DAINSevolve Partner

My passion is rugby