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Jo Thornton (Managing Director)

Educated in Leicestershire, Joanne first joined Ireland & Company in 1997, going on to study tax with Kaplan in Birmingham. As the practice Tax Manager, Joanne advises private individuals, businesses and trusts on a raft of tax matters including corporate tax, trusts, inheritance tax and capital gains. Joanne was appointed as a Director in 2016 joining the management team alongside James Ireland and as managing director in 2017.

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James Ireland (Chairman)

James is no longer actively involved in client work, but retains his interest in the company and works part time to help with administration and to look after our charity clients.

Other staff

Our other staff have many years service with the firm and offer a variety of skills both in taxation and accountancy.

Peter Anderson joined the firm in August 2016. Peter is qualified (FCCA) and after 10 years in insolvency work is now transferring his skills into general accountancy practices.

Anna Birch joined the firm from University and through her studies has gained a thorough knowledge of accountancy, book keeping and payroll.

Julie Kempster has worked in the profession for many years and has experience in book-keeping and VAT.

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If you would like more information or would like to speak to us direct then call us on 0116 2793704. Or if you would prefer, ask us a question online.