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Accountants in Daventry

Our Daventry

As a team of accountants and tax advisors in Daventry, we are able to help both local businesses and larger, multi-national firms. With over 35 years of experience of providing a range of services to clients, we are able to help you and your business save money and keep you compliant. We are proud to offer a personal service and we work in partnership with your business ensuring you are always aware of any updates or savings available. We offer a free, no-obligation meeting with our team to discuss how we can best help you. To arrange your consultation please complete the form on this page or call our office today.
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Why Choose Cottons

We understand our clients

The team at Cottons in Northampton work alongside you and your business to ensure that we fully understand your requirements.


Cottons regularly review your affairs to identify any beneficial alternatives to your structure and strategy. This also includes our future-proofing mentality, by ensuring we are ready for the implementation of HMRC Digital.

Our software

As Platinum partners of Xero and also partners of Sage and Quickbooks, Cottons are able to support your business using the latest in industry standard software. We are able to aid in streamlining your business processes and give you access whenever you need it. These systems are future-proof and already set up to work with HMRC Digital in the future.

Bringing More to your Organisation

The Cottons network of Chartered Accountants provides you with an unrivalled combination of size, expertise and friendly, personal service.


Our accountants and tax advisors and in Daventry provide the following services:

  • Accounts Preparation.
  • Bookkeeping and Payroll.
  • Tax Advisory & Compliance.
  • Management Accounting.
  • Accounting Software Advice and Training including ensuring your business is ready for Making Tax Digital
  • Financial Forecasting and Cash Flow.
  • Strategic Planning: Getting ready for growth.
  • Succession Planning.
  • Corporate Finance.

Our Daventry team specialise in the following sectors:

  • Small Business accounting and tax services
  • Residential Landlords accounting and tax advisory services
  • Solicitors (including Solictors Account Rules audits)
  • Farmers / Agriculture
  • Medical and Healthcare Professionals
  • Charities and not-for-profit organisations
  • Consultants and Freelancers
  • Music and Media Businesses
  • Designers and Creatives
  • Pubs, Restaurants and Cafes
  • Retailers
  • Business Startups and Entrepreneurs

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Our new Cottons Wealth Management website is now live! Cottons Wealth Management offer a number of key services to offer you peace of mind when it comes to your money including:

  • Retirement Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Investment Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Protection
  • Long Term Care-Planning

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Led by Partners Lisa Malone and Richard Wilch, who have been with Cottons since 1987 and 1986 respectively, our Daventry branch was the first in the Cottons network.

The team at Daventry offer all of the tax and accounting services you would expect a well establish, local accountancy firm to, managing everything from corporation tax and self-assessment to payroll and bookkeeping, but they go beyond that. Cottons Chartered Accountants in Daventry are also embracing the dawn of Making Tax Digital from the start, offering cloud based bookkeeping solutions and overhauling client systems to make them more efficient. You can talk to them about business planning services too.

Richard has stated, “We are with our clients for their journey, we go with them.”, which is backed up by clients who have said, “‘Cottons Accountants have always been very professional and approachable. The wide range of services and skills have been exceptional which in turn has helped greatly in the development of our business. We look forward to many more years with Cottons.”

Our Daventry Team

Lisa Malone F.C.C.A., C.T.A
Partner – Tax Accountant
Lisa joined Cottons as a trainee accountant in 1987 qualifying as a Certified Accountant in 1993. She then went on to qualify as a Chartered Tax Advisor in 2005 and became a partner in 2008.
Richard Wilch F.C.C.A
Partner – Accountant
Richard joined Cottons LLP in 1989 and has supported the growth of the Daventry Office from general practice work to providing all aspects finance and accounting to large corporate and group structures within the local community , nationally and internationally. Whilst continuing his general practise role for his clients Richard works with the larger corporate entities, helping them to develop internally and strategically as they move in to new markets.
Callum Veasey A.C.A, M.A.A.T
Salaried Partner
Callum is based at our Daventry Branch and since obtaining the partner designate role in October 2017 is growing his own portfolio steadily. He helps also to support the audit function and is heavily involved with the larger clients we act for in the practice. He has vast experience with dealing with forecasting assignments to help support the corporate finance department and help dealing with financial funding.
Aneta Sheridan B.A, A,C,C,A.
Senior Accountant
Aneta joined Cottons in 2010 as a trainee following completion of Accounting and Finance degree at the University of Northampton. She has qualified as a member of ACCA in 2014. She is also Xero certified. Aneta is based in our Daventry office where she works closely with a wide range of small businesses, assisting them with their accountancy, VAT and other requirements. She is also involved in the training and development of our junior members of staff.
Karl Spencer F.C.C.A, M.A.A.T
Senior Accountant
In 2005 Karl qualified as a Certified Accountant, later that year he joined Cottons. He has over 15 years’ experience in general practice where he specialises in management and corporate accounts. Karl helps manage workflow in the Daventry branch is also part of our Audit team and Corporate Finance Team. Away from work Karl has a passion for motorsports and football, he can be seen supporting his local side Rugby Town FC at the weekends.
Enamul Khan B.A., A.C.C.A
Senior Accountant
Enamul joined Cottons in 2014 and qualified as a member of ACCA in the same year. He is also Xero certified. Enamul is based in our Daventry office where he works closely with a wide range of small businesses and is also a part of our audit team. He manages the work flow in the office and is involved in the training and development of our junior members of staff.
Laura Sergeant
Part Qualified Accountant
Laura began work at Cottons in June 2015 as a trainee accountant. Now part qualified, she works on a variety of areas, with a main focus in accounts preparation and audit work. Currently studying under ACA, Laura aims to become a fully qualified member of the ICAEW in early 2019.
Megan McGowan
Trainee Accountant
Megan joined Cottons in 2016 after graduating from University. She works in the Daventry office where she does a variety of work with sole traders, limited companies and audits. Megan is now studying towards her A.C.A to become a qualified member of the ICAEW.”
Joanne Betts
Practice Manager and Credit Control
Jo joined Cottons in 2015, having previously worked in both general practice and industry. She has passed her Association of Accounting Technicians and in 2012 graduated with First class BA Honours degree in Accounting & Finance. She works from our Daventry office as Practice Manager and deals with the day to day administration of Cottons. She also liaises with Cottons clients regarding fee settlement options in her additional role as Credit Control Manager.
Lesley Voss
Personal Tax Compliance
Lesley joined our Daventry office in May 2014 as a tax compliance accountant specialising in personal tax. She has extensive knowledge and experience in income tax and capital gains tax, enabling her to provide a quality and efficient service for clients. Lesley manages a portfolio of clients including sole traders, company directors, partners, high net worth individuals and trustees.
Dawn Hopper MCIPP(Dip)
Payroll Manager
Dawn is our payroll bureau manager with over 20 years payroll experience and is based in our Daventry office. She specialises in payroll processing including pension deductions and all legislative requirements for RTI, assisting clients with their own payroll processing queries/computer programme support and basic employment law.
Tejas Pathak CIPP
Payroll Administrator

Tejas has over five year’s payroll and administration experience. He has good experience in processing weekly, monthly and quarterly payroll including dealing with workplace pensions, HMRC queries and assisting clients with their payroll requirements. Tejas completed his degree in Computer Science at the University of Greenwich followed by a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management at Plymouth University before joining Cottons.

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