Our Valuable Team Members

Neil Askew
Neil AskewPartner
Neil Askew. Senior Partner. Neil founded Askews in 1997, having achieved Chartered Certified Accountants status in 1995. He has a very personal and hands on approach to business and he enjoys working with talented entrepreneurs to help improve their businesses.
Louise Challenger
Louise ChallengerPartner
With over 19 years experience, Louise joined Askews in 2004 and is currently a Partner. She leads the lively team, covering all aspects of accounts preparation, taxation advice, bookkeeping services and staff training. She has a clear understanding of owner-managed businesses and can provide tailored solutions.
Chris Salter
Chris SalterAssociate
Chris merged his firm, Oakwoods Accountancy, with Askews in 2015. Askews now have the benefit of Chris’s Management Accountancy experience. Chris is a CIMA certified Accountant and has worked as a Finance Director in a variety of sectors, including Telecommunications and Engineering.
Jackie Brassington
Jackie BrassingtonPractice Manager
Jackie joined the Practice in 2010 with 20 years’ experience in industry. She heads up the team of internal operations and is also responsible for operations at other Askews Group Practices.
Gemma Holbrow
Gemma HolbrowSenior Accountant
Gemma joined Askews in 2007 and achieved her Chartered Certified Accountants status in 2012. She manages a portfolio of clients and enjoys assisting them with their tax and accounting issues. She also became a Xero Certified Advisor in September 2015, so is able to help businesses with any Xero queries they may have.
Laura Moore
Laura MooreSenior Accountant
Laura joined Askews in January 2013 as Senior Accountant after qualifying as an ACCA with another local firm. Laura believes in providing an adequate and timely service of high quality to all her clients. Laura enjoys assisting clients with a wide variety of queries and preparation of year end accounts and personal tax returns
Jodi Jackson
Jodi JacksonSenior Accountant
Jodi is a Senior Accountant / Client Manager. Jodi joined Askews in 2007 and has since gained her Chartered Certified Accountant status. She works with clients to meet their accounting deadlines including year end accounts, tax returns and management accounts. Jodi enjoys training staff and providing clients with support for their day to day queries.
Ben Hudson
Ben HudsonSenior Accountant
Ben joined Askews straight from school in 2008 and became ACCA qualified in early 2015. He enjoys assisting clients with the start-up of new companies and helping them get their business up and running.
Richard Brown
Richard BrownAccountant
Prior to joining Askews in 2006, Richard worked in industry for 8 years. Since joining Askews, Richard has gained experience in all aspects of accountancy, working with clients ranging from sole traders to multi-million pound turnover companies.
Hannah Dunne
Hannah DunneSemi Senior Accountant
Joined Askews in October 2016 and is currently studying towards her ACCA qualification. Hannah enjoys assisting clients with the completion of their year-end accounts and tax returns along with any day-to-day queries that arise.
Declan George
Declan GeorgeTrainee Accountant
Declan began training in 2014 and recently completed his AAT. He is now studying towards ACCA. Declan assists with end of year Accounts and VAT returns.
Katie Callaway
Katie CallawayTrainee Accountant
Katie joined Askews in 2012. Currently training towards achieving her AAT qualification. Katie assists with the preparation of Year End Accounts, VAT returns and Payroll. Katie enjoys developing her skills and is keen to finish her exams.
Charlotte Roberts
Charlotte RobertsTrainee Accountant
Joined in May 17. Currently training towards her ACCA. Assists with preparation of year end accounts, VAT returns, payroll, company secretarial. Enjoys developing her skills and learning new things.
Emma Douglin
Emma DouglinAccounting Technician/Credit Controller
Emma joined askews in 2007 starting off in reception. She has since achieved her AAT Qualification in 2014, supporting clients with Bookkeeping and VAT. She enjoys assisting clients with debt collection and has recently stated to train in credit management.
Jane Roper
Jane RoperBookkeeper
Jane joined Askews Accountancy in September 2015. She is an experienced book keeper with twenty two years service at Barclays. She specialises in book keeping, accounts and payroll for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. She also handles preparation of accounts and VAT.
Poppy Masser
Poppy MasserApprentice
Poppy joined Askews in 2017 and works on VAT returns, preparation of client records and payroll.
Mikela Gilmore
Mikela GilmoreApprentice
Mikela joined Askews in 2017 and works on VAT returns, preparation of client records and payroll.
Sara O'Neill
Sara O'NeillManagement Accountant
Sara joined Askews in 2006 and has gained a vast amount of experience in bookkeeping and payroll. Sara steps in and assists with any issues in these areas. She produces monthly management accounts for the entire Askews client portfolio.
Ivanna Liepina
Ivanna LiepinaPayroll Administrator
Payroll administrator providing payroll services for Askews clients, working to strict payment deadlines. deducting tax and national insurance payments, processing holiday, sick and maternity pay.
Daniel Taylor
Daniel TaylorAccounting Technician
Daniel Taylor. Daniel joined Askews in April 2016 and assists in aspects such as Company Secretarial, Accounts, VAT and Payroll. Daniel is currently working his way through AAT and is nearing completion after which he will study ACCA.
Courtney Challenger
Courtney ChallengerTrainee Accountant
Courtney working at the practice for covering VAT returns, reparation of client records and payroll. He Joined Askews in 2015.
Gill Crowley
Gill CrowleyPersonal Assistant
Gill Crowley. Receptionist/Admin. Gill has been with the company since 2004 and has watched it grow from 6 employees to 25 and has seen her role grow with it. Gill now has 2 more admin staff to help with the extra work load.
Tracy Holmes
Tracy HolmesPersonal Assistant
Personal Assistant. Tracy joined Askews in 2017 and supports Askews Accountants, Legal and Insurance with their daily needs.
Kayleigh Martinez
Kayleigh MartinezPractice Receptionist
Receptionist/administrator. Kayleigh has been with Askews since 2014. She is part of the front of house team supporting Askews Accountants, Legal and Insurance with their daily needs.
Charlie Davies
Charlie DaviesApprentice
Charlie joined Askews in 2017. She is part of the front of house team supporting Askews Accountants, Legal and Insurance with their daily needs.