Stuart was born in Crewe and, apart from his university years, has always lived locally.
After his degree, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the international accountancy firm KPMG. He left KPMG in 1994 to become a partner in a Nantwich based accountancy practice.
In 2005 together with his colleagues David Morris and Darren Walley, Stuart established Banks Sheridan Ltd with the aim of providing the best accountancy and tax advice to clients in South Cheshire and beyond. Banks Sheridan moved to Datum House in 2008 alongside its then sister company Jones Sheridan Financial Consulting Limited. In 2017 Jones Sheridan was sold to 1825, part of Standard Life PLC. Stuart was heavily involved in this transaction and has remained a director of Jones Sheridan post sale.
Stuart specialises in providing business and tax advice to corporate clients. He has acted as lead-adviser in a number of corporate transactions including acquisitions, mergers, management buy-outs and company disposals.
He is married with two sons. Away from work he enjoys spending time with his family and holidays in Italy. He regularly plays golf and tennis and is learning to speak Italian.
Since leaving school, David’s working life has been spent within the accountancy profession. Initially starting as a junior trainee at a practise based in Stoke-on- Trent, David’s career continued at a number of firms in Cheshire gaining extensive experience in accountancy and taxation matters. During this time he also gained membership with the Association of Accounting Technicians and ultimately qualified as a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Having spent more than 30 years in accountancy practise David now provides tax and business advice to sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and LLP’s as well as personal tax advice to individuals.
In 2005 David participated in the setting up of Banks Sheridan where he now acts as a Director. He continues to provide advice to his existing clients as well as actively seeking new clients and advising business start-ups.
Away from the office David likes to keep fit through playing badminton and golf and attending the gym and enjoys spending time with his children.
Paul commenced his accountancy and taxation career in the 1990’s with international accounting firm BDO Binder Hamlyn. Over the next few years he gained a wealth of experience in all aspects of accountancy and taxation not only with BDO but other top 10 practices along with smaller practices located between Stoke on Trent and Manchester. During this period Paul attained his qualification of a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and continued his professional development to achieve his Practicing Certificate.
In 2005 Paul set up his own accountancy and taxation practice in Nantwich with a view to serving the businesses of South Cheshire and North Staffordshire. Paul’s client base now stretches all over the UK and in various parts of the world.
Paul’s portfolio of clients include sole practitioners, partnerships, LLP’s, limited companies and charities. Paul prides himself in providing timely proactive advice in order to ensure that his clients are successful in their particular sectors.
Life outside work for Paul consists of spending time with his wife, two daughters and ever expanding menagerie of pets.
Emily has worked at Banks Sheridan since 2005 and is both AAT and FCCA qualified. She is involved in many of the firms audits, as well as undertaking accounts preparation and taxation work. Outside of work Emily enjoys following football, travelling and socialising with her friends and family.
Liz joined Banks Sheridan in July 2015 and will be involved in many of the firms audits, as well as undertaking accounts preparation and taxation work. She is a Chartered Certified accountant, with nine years experience in practice. Outside of work Liz’s hobbies include Jewellery design & dress making, keeping fit and she regularly takes part in fitness events.
Nathan joined the Banks Sheridan team in January 2011. He has over 10 years’ experience in practice and successfully completed his ACCA qualification in August 2015.Outside of work Nathan is a Stoke City season ticket holder and also plays Saturday and Sunday football. He enjoys various types of holidays abroad as well as often socialising with friends and family.
Melanie is FCCA qualified and has spent over 25 years in the accountancy profession. Melanie has experience in practice as well as the public and corporate sectors. She is currently involved in accounts preparation and taxation work.
Charlotte joined Banks Sheridan in October 2012. She became AAT qualified in July 2012 and is now looking to forward her studies in ACA. She is mainly involved in the preparation of accounts and various tax returns. Outside of work, Charlotte enjoys baking, travelling and socialising with her friends and family.
Sharon joined Banks Sheridan in June 2015 as Office Manager. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience with excellent organisational, finance and administration skills from a career which has predominantly been in the Finance & Insurance sectors.
Both AAT and CIMA qualified, Sian has a wide range of experience of many aspects of accounting and management accounting, payroll, staff management, system control and process development.
Sian joined us in November 2014. Having setup and managed our Payroll and AE department she has moved onto other projects and is now managing our delivery of Digital Services function and to support clients with their MTD reporting obligations.
Outside of work Sian has a busy family life and enjoys spending time with them and friends along with keeping fit.
Charles graduated from Durham University and joined Banks Sheridan in 2014. Charles helps with company audits, accounts preparation for small businesses and personal tax services. Charles is currently studying for the Chartered Accountant qualification.
Ben joined Banks Sheridan as an accounts apprentice in August 2015 and is currently working towards his Level 4 AAT qualification. Outside of work Ben enjoys following football and playing cricket. Ben lives in Wistaston.
Esme has recently joined Banks Sheridan as a Payroll and bookkeeping Administrator. Esme is originally from South Africa and has many years experience of management accountancy. Esme has four boys and enjoys family time and baking.
Claire has 24 years of experience in administration/reception roles within various sectors including the civil service, social housing and most recently the NHS. Outside of work Claire enjoys socialising with family and friends.
Banks Sheridan is the trading name of Banks Sheridan Limited, registered in England and Wales, number 4616785. VAT number: 866 2942 87
Banks Sheridan is registered to carry on audit work and regulated for a range of investment business activities by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.