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                     Derbyshire, UK

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Mark

Verified Client

Derbyshire

April, 2016

Became a client:2015

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

To verify that our annual accounts are completed to the expected standard of a non-profit community organisation and that our bookkeeping records are collated correctly.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Peter reviewed our accounts and bookkeeping records and processes to ensure that we can provide accounts to the expected standard; in so doing he suggested additional ways to help us check our day to day management of cash transactions on an ongoing basis.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Absolutely, Peter has been a first class professional in help us make our accounting processes better.

 

What could they have done better?

Nothing of note, Peter has provided the help that we required and more.

 

Call us today on   07720 678 161 for further information.

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Chris

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

Became a client:prior to 1990

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

Initially it was for my own personal self-assessment and then when I registered a Pvt Ltd company.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Peter did my books and completed my self-assessment tax returns and that of my wife Sally.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes, definitely.

 

What could they have done better?

There is nothing that Peter didn't do and we were very happy using his services.

 

David

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2012

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

Changing the business to a ltd company and needing advice on business planning.

How did Peter Hallam help you?

By instigating the above and putting in place good sound business plans.

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes.

What could they have done better?

Nothing I can think of

 

 

Michael

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

4.3 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

Upgrade and re finance of a dental laboratory.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Managed the re financing and accountancy.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes. Revenues have increased and the number of employees has increased to fulfil the increase in workload.

 

What could they have done better?

Very little just more of the above

 

 

Debbie

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2015

4.3 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

Vacancy arose in our company as member of staff left.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Understood complicated Local Authority reporting system we have to use and was flexible and able to fit in to what we needed.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes - has travelled to us, fitted in well with our team and met our requirements perfectly.

 

What could they have done better?

I think the only issue has been the distance he has to travel which means that if there is something that we need to discuss face to face it’s not easy to nip round and chat things through but that can’t be helped - otherwise everything fine.

 

 

Colin

Verified Client

Leicestershire

March, 2016

Became a client:2009

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

This was due to the fast growth of the Company.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Peter soon understood our needs and how to hit the floor running. The most important thing was make sure that we had the cash flow to meet our growth needs.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

The service was first class from day one. Peter put in place the changes that was very clear to understand by the board.

 

What could they have done better?

Peter has a very good background in most types of Companies, I was very happy about all the things he put in place that helped the Company grow to over 40 units to date.

 

 

 

Joshua

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2012

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

Needed to take the business forward, and needed an accountant on a regular basis.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

By producing budgets and business plans cash flow forecast and management accounts.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes 100%.

 

What could they have done better?

Nothing really happy with the service that has been provided

 

 

 

 

Joe

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2013

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

As a charity, we needed representation on our Board to help advise as we move our charity/ business onwards.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Pete brings new ideas but, more importantly, provides a critical friend approach to our finances.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes.

 

 

 

 

 

Steven

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2012

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

The charity which has several subsidiary companies required a greater degree of management accounting, requiring budgets, forecasts, performance information and reports to the various Boards. Also liaison with banks and auditors.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Initially examining systems and functioning.staff as well as procedures. Then implemented the plan which improved every aspect of the charity and companies. This has helped with information to the boards and banks ,charity commission etc.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

In every way.

 

What could they have done better?

This is a journey of now three years. We will be asking them to provide and implement more new systems in IT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colin

Verified Client

South Yorkshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2009

4 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

Needed to replace existing accountant.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

He helped us by undertaking the role of Finance Manager and Management Accountant.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes.

 

What could they have done better?

Can't think of anything

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leo

Verified Client

Nottinghamshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2012

4.7 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

Need to restructure finances and assets within the Charity.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Provided impartial quality advice on how to plan the restructure and provided quality management information and projections to the bank. The Bank was very complementary regarding the quality and timeliness of the figures.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes we are currently agreeing with our financiers a plan which will see the charity of a firm financial footing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hugh

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2010

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

Looking for a competent professional.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Very helpful.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luke

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2012

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

restructuring of accounts department.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Peter has helped the business in many ways. All of the general practice that he has put into place has aided us in focussing our efforts on the day to day operation of the business while giving us a clearer understanding of our overall performance and targets.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

We continue to see positive change and progress through the changes we have made much of which can be attributed to the guidance and support of Pete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2012

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

business on the rocks. Needed sympathetic understanding professional help.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Immediate financial advice; helped set up limited company; ongoing sound accounting advice.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Better than I could have dreamed! well in profit and thriving.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2014

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

Annual independent examination of accounts to submit to Charity Commission.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

By undertaking meticulously the task required to fulfil the legal obligations of the Charity.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes - all acceptable to Charity Commission.

 

What could they have done better?

n/a in our dealings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Violet

Verified Client

Derbyshire

March, 2016

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

Advice to help me complete the qualifications.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

Explained areas where I was unclear and helps where and whenever possible. Very approachable and understanding.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen

Verified Client

Lincolnshire

March, 2016

Became a client:2012

5 out of 5

 

What were the circumstances that caused you to look for an Accountant?

We required a proactive accountant.

 

How did Peter Hallam help you?

prepared timely info and was then proactive in support and advice.

 

What is your current situation? Have you seen the outcome you were hoping for?

Yes.

 

What could they have done better?

Done all the work for free!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Sunday Times have included me in their list of the Top 200 UK Accountants

I just want to thank all of my valued clients who have enabled me to be considered as one of the best accountants in the Midlands. I'm exceptionally pleased that by working closely with all my clients and helping them achieve their business goals that I am now independently considered as a top accountant and business advisor operating within the Midlands.