Our close knit team has a real family feel. We have complementary skills and use them collaboratively to assist clients, no matter how complex the matter.
Chris Edwards FCA - Director
Managing director and experienced general practitioner, Chris, qualified in 1983 setting up his own practice six years later to enable him to provide his own unique style of client care and service. Chris remains as dedicated to the success of the firm’s clients as the day he started.
Chris is a member and past President of Eckington Rotary Club. Away from his professional duties Chris enjoys fly fishing and the occasional Belgian beer.
Martin Edwards ACA - Director
Martin is a qualified chartered accountant who joined the firm in 2014, becoming a director in July 2015. His role is not just a general practitioner but includes practice management and development of systems for the firm’s clients.
The keen footballer and cyclist is also Secretary of Sheffield & District Society of Chartered Accountants and is a previous Chair of Sheffield and District Young Chartered Accountants Group.
Stuart Brandreth FCA - Senior Accountant
Chartered accountant, Stuart, has more than 40 years professional experience, joining Chris Edwards in 2004, after running his own firm for 16 years. He enjoys working with clients, particularly on personal tax matters and handles our technical queries.
Away from the office Stuart can be found watching anything competitive and is also a keen cyclist.
Lewis Banton - Client Manager
Our client manager, Lewis, joined the firm in 2000 and has since helped hundreds of clients achieve their financial goals. His role includes general accountancy work, bookkeeping and company secretarial duties.
Lewis is a competitive runner and represents Clowne Roadrunners Club where he is also also the Welfare Officer.
Brett Dodsworth - Trainee Accountant
Brett joined the firm in November 2019 and is currently training towards his AAT qualification. Brett’s responsibilities include general accountancy work and VAT return and management accounts preparation.
In his spare time Brett plays competitive football on a Saturday and Sunday and supports Liverpool FC.
Ruth Edwards - Director
Administrator, Ruth, always has a smile ready to greet visiting guests. As Chris’ wife, she’s a staunch supporter of the firm and has played an active role in our success since 1994.
Ruth loves meeting clients and administers the payroll and provides bookkeeping services for several of our clients. Ruth loves to travel and see new places, the colder the better!
Sue Cullen - Administration
Sue became part of our growing team in late 2017 to assist with the day to day running of the office and admin duties.
Outside of work Sue enjoys walking and spending time with her family.
If you would like to speak to one of our team directly, telephone (01246) 570581 or send us an email via our contact us page.