Meet the team

Meet the team at Bishops

Andrew J Tabernacle BA (Hons) FCA

Having set up Bishops and continuing to manage its development and growth Andrew provides strategic business advice to clients on growth, profit maximisation, raising of finance and tax planning.

Steven Swindlehurst MAAT

Steve manages a varied range of business clients providing accounting, taxation and technical accounts systems support to ensure business have valuable up to date management information to help them manage and grow their businesses.

David Evans BA (Hons) FCA

Having spent many years working with owner managed businesses David brings vast experience in all technical Taxation, Trust and audit rules and spends his time guiding business through these complex areas to not only ensure they comply with them but also look at ways they can minimise their tax exposure.

Simon Halliwell FCCA
Digital Service Director

Having joined Bishops as a school leaver Simon has progressed to become Bishops newest Director and shareholder. Simon has vast experience helping business set up their internal management reporting and accounting systems to take advantage of the advancements in the latest accounting and finance technological software and app stacks . This combined with his entrepreneurial approach to business has helped many business to grow and develop.

Specialist Tax Team
Specialist VAT planning and strategy support

Providing comprehensive advice and planning on all VAT, IHT and Capital Gains Tax matters.

Tech Advisory Team
Tech Advisory Team

Our team will help you embrace the best that the latest tech can offer to your business performance. From cloud solutions to the latest business apps we have the expertise to assist.

Business Advisory and Business Support Team
Business Advisory and Business Support team

We can help your business to achieve its goals and drive performance. Whether its cash planning or finding funding we are by you for every stage of the business lifecycle.

Accounts Team
Accounts and payroll processing team

Our team is here for you and to support you by ensuring your accounts, VAT and payroll records are kept up to date and all HMRC returns are completed and submitted on time.

Payroll Team
Client payroll manager

Providing comprehensive advice on technical payroll matters.

Trust and Estate Planning Support Team
Trust and Estate planning support

Providing comprehensive advice and planning for Trusts and on Inheritance Tax matters.

Client Business Support Team
Client business support manager

Our managers will help you with all aspects of your business and are on hand to help you manage and grow as well as providing up to date tax planning advice.

Client Assistance and Onboarding Team
Client onboarding and general enquiries team

Team dedicated to help you join us and get you set up correctly and introduce you to your dedicated Bishops team member.

Billing and Accounts Team
Billing and accounts

Team to help with all your billing questions and advice on your payment options.


July 18, 2024

The new government’s six first steps for change: Implications for your business

The new government has rolled out an ambitious plan to drive significant changes across the UK, and as your business advisors, we want to break down how these could impact you.
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July 17, 2024

New VAT registration tool released by HMRC

HM Revenue & Customs have released a new tool designed to help businesses find out what VAT registration would mean for their business.
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