Rugby Team

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Guy Pain B.A., F.C.A., C.F.

Partner – Corporate Financial Accountant

Guy is a partner who heads up our rapidly expanding corporate finance department. He has over 30 years of experience in corporate finance work and has also worked as a finance…

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Guy Pain B.A., F.C.A., C.F.

Partner – Corporate Financial Accountant

Guy is a partner who heads up our rapidly expanding corporate finance department. He has over 30 years of experience in corporate finance work and has also worked as a finance director of a large international family owned company. Throughout his career, Guy has focused on developing cost effective and bespoke corporate finance solutions within the owner managed business sector. He is involved in business acquisitions, finance raising, succession planning and business disposals, strategic planning and forecasting, tax efficient corporate structuring and employee incentives, company and business valuations.

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Mark Palmer F.C.A

Partner – Accountant

He specialises in general tax planning advising both owner managed businesses and private individuals Mark said “My job is varied, I like to develop a relationship with my clients and find…

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Mark Palmer F.C.A

Partner – Accountant

He specialises in general tax planning advising both owner managed businesses and private individuals Mark said “My job is varied, I like to develop a relationship with my clients and find that I am often the first port of call on matters that have little to do with accountancy”

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Dave Ingram F.C.C.A.

Partner - Accountant

Dave joined Cottons in 1987 as a trainee and went on to qualify with the firm in 1992. He helped set up the firm`s second office in Northampton and became a…

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Dave Ingram F.C.C.A.

Partner - Accountant

Dave joined Cottons in 1987 as a trainee and went on to qualify with the firm in 1992. He helped set up the firm`s second office in Northampton and became a partner in July 1999. Dave now works at our Rugby branch as a general practitioner and is also Employment Partner for the whole firm.

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Emma Reid A.C.A

Senior Accountant

Emma joined the firm as a trainee in 2004 following the completion of an Accounting with Law degree at the University of East Anglia. Four years later she qualified as a…

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Emma Reid A.C.A

Senior Accountant

Emma joined the firm as a trainee in 2004 following the completion of an Accounting with Law degree at the University of East Anglia. Four years later she qualified as a chartered accountant whilst building experience working in general practice in our Daventry office. Since 2011 Emma has been based from our Rugby office working closely with owner-managed SMEs in a wide range of sectors to fulfil their accounting and taxation requirements.

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Rugby Services
Business Planning

Organised businesses are successful businesses with careful planning from the outset being imperative to prosperity. However, business plans are not only for start-ups as an up to date business plan should be integral to every SME to ensure that activity is mapped out and that you are financially prepared.

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Audit Reports

Cottons Chartered Accountants offer a full range of accounting services for businesses of all sizes. Cottons Chartered Accountants offer a full range of accounting services.

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Accounting Services

Whether you require a one-off service such as statutory year end accounts or a package of facilities which leave you free to manage your business we can help. We offer a full range of accounting services from payroll and bookkeeping using robust and pioneering accounting software to monthly management accounts

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Tax Advice

Our partners are fully conversant with all taxation issues and keep abreast of all changes to tax legislation. This means we cannot only ensure that your tax affairs fully comply with all legal requirements.

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Rugby News
Why We’re All Moving to The Cloud

In Britain, where we are often subjected to four seasons in one day, we could all be forgiven for wanting to see that back of clouds for good. However, there’s a new cloud on the scene and it’s one that business owners need to embrace…

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How Open Banking Can Empower Businesses To Grow

“Open banking” is a new directive which was introduced in the UK in January. It has the potential to fundamentally change the way companies manage their finances, access capital and make strategic decisions. A number of innovative companies are currently testing and developing uses for open banking by registering licences from the Financial Conduct Authority. In this piece we explore some of its most useful potential applications for businesses.

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Track your mileage with the Cottons App!

Do you claim for business mileage – and spend hours Googling the places you’ve visited to work out the miles you’ve covered? Well, thanks to the Cottons App, you can now get all the information you need permanently recorded on your smartphone.

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Receipt Manager from Cottons

Never lose a receipt again; use the free receipt management App from proactive Cottons Accountants 

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  • Email: rugby@cottonsllp.com
  • Fax: 01788 561976
  • Address: Cottons Chartered Accountants Chestnut Field House Chestnut Field Rugby CV21 2PD
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