Derby Team

Associate Partner

Ian Hill FCA

Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1988 and enjoys cycling and travel.


Richard Kirk FCA

Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986 and is treasurer and a member of the National Hockey Umpiring Association. He also enjoys cricket supporting Nottinghamshire.

Joe Fitzpatrick FCCA

Joe is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with over 20 years finance experience working with the East Midlands. In his spare time he enjoys sports, travelling and spending time with his family.


Joe qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2013. Joe enjoys a range of sports, photography and travel.


Norman Parrott

Norman was an original employee of Nicholson Plant (prior to its acquisition by Bourne & Co) having joined that firm in 1987. Norman enjoys sport and travel.

Sarah Richards ACCA BSc (Hons)

Sarah qualified as a Certified Accountant in 2011. Sarah enjoys reading, shopping, travelling, socialising and Formula 1.  She has a young son.

Accounting Team

Simon Cope

Simon is a qualified AAT. He enjoys listening to music, sport and travel.

Richard Drake

Richard is a qualified AAT and enjoys films and computer games.

Payroll Team

The payroll department is managed by Vicky Jones who is supported by Marie Hesketh.  They have extensive knowledge of all payroll matters.


Our secretarial and administrative support is in the capable and experienced hands of Janet Short and Sue Clamp.