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Michael Barton, Chief Executive

Michael Barton BSc,FCA, M Inst D. has over 20 years experience of the needs of small and growing business and is most at home in an entrepreneurial action environment. He specialises in fund raising, business planning, business purchase and business sale. He is a Past President of the North West Society of Chartered Accountants and a Freeman of the City of London. Michael enjoys time with his two young sons and has a passionate interest in Classic Cars.

Stephen Astin, Senior Manager JBL

Stephen Astin FCCA has over 20 years experience of creative problem solving for new and growing business. Stephens specialises in tax and tax planning. He is a committee member of The Lancashire and Cumbria District Society of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. The father of a young daughter Stephen enjoys Horse Racing and Breeding.

Geoff Tabord, Manager RT

Geoff Tabord has over 20 years experience working with small business in particular sole traders and partnerships. The proud father of 2 children Geoff enjoys supporting his local football club and heritage railways.