The team at Phillips are friendly and eager. Whatever service you come to us for, you will always find our team ready to help.
Neil Phillips FCA - Director
Mini Bio: Neil was born and educated in Telford. After gaining a degree in Accountancy at Exeter University he trained as a Chartered Accountant in Bristol with Coopers & Lybrand, predominantly looking after owner-managed businesses . After some years as a partner with another Telford-based firm and with a Birmingham firm, Neil joined Phillips Chartered Accountants in 2000.
Did you know? Neil enjoys athletics and has completed the London Marathon five times. Neil appears in the 1983 edition of the Guinness Book of Records for the fastest walk along the length of Ireland.
Heather Tweddle FCA - Director
Mini Bio - Heather is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 11 years experience. She completed her training with Deloitte, before gaining experience across the World including working for Deloitte in Dubai and Mazars in Thailand.
Did you know ? Heather is a qualified Drama Teacher ! Heather also enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.
Joanne Brayne FCCA - Senior Manager
Mini Bio: Joanne joined the firm in 2001 after gaining experience with other Telford-based accountancy firms. Joanne is extremely experienced in dealing with owner-managed businesses and specialises in taxation and accountancy services. Joanne’s mixed portfolio of clients include caravan dealers, hotels, printers, Chartered Surveyors and a belly-dancer.
Did you know? Joanne enjoys spending time with her young daughters and family, walking, swimming, watching football, caravanning and holidaying abroad.
Julie Bourret- Payroll Manager
Mini Bio - Originally from Canada, Julie joined Phillips after gaining valuable experience with a Shrewsbury-based accountancy firm. Julie oversees the firm's busy and growing payroll department.
Did you know ? Julie is fluent in French as well as English. Julie is also a keen outdoor climber and kayaker and spends most of her weekends outdoors with her partner, son and Pixie the family dog.
Donna Edwards - Payroll Assistant
Mini Bio: Donna has over 10 years of payroll experience and assists Julie in our very busy payroll department.
Did you know ? Donna loves spending time with her young son. They enjoy visiting different places and going on holidays. Donna also enjoys reading in her spare time.
Laura Welding - Trainee
Mini Bio: Laura initially started with Phillips as an apprentice and is now studying towards the ACA qualification having successfully gained her Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business. Laura assists with the preparation of accounts, VAT returns, personal tax returns and payroll.
Did you know? Laura went to the William Brookes School in Much Wenlock where she won the title of Best in School in the Maths competition.
Emma Lovett - Trainee
Mini Bio - Emma is studying towards the ACA qualification having successfully gained her AAT qualification and assists with the preparation of accounts, VAT returns and personal tax returns. Emma also carries our regular book-keeping work for a number of our clients using Sage and Kashflow accounts packages.
Did you know ? Emma is very active in her spare time and regularly enjoys going to the gym and going for long walks with her partner and his pet Alaskan Malamute.
Agija Eke - Trainee
Mini Bio - Agija joined Phillips in 2014 while studying towards her 1st class honours degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of Wolverhampton. Agija is now studying towards the ACCA qualification and assists with the completion of accounts, VAT returns and personal tax returns.
Did you know ? Agija enjoys playing tennis and walking in the British countryside and hills with her husband. She is also an avid reader and regularly runs up the Wrekin !
Nikita Bdesha - Trainee
Mini Bio - Nikita joined Phillips in 2014, having achieved a first class honours degree in Accounting and Finance from De Montfort University. Nikita assists with the preparation of accounts and VAT returns and is currently studying for the ACCA exams.
Did you know ? As well as enjoying shopping and spending time with her family and friends Nikita is a keen swimmer and badminton player.
Callum Price - Trainee
Mini Bio: Callum joined our firm in 2016 as an apprentice and will be studying initially towards the Accounting Technician qualification.
Did you know ? Callum attended the top performing comprehensive school in England, the Thomas Telford School. He is a keen footballer, performing at county level, and enjoys water sports.
Annie Dodd - Receptionist and Administrator
Mini Bio: Annie is our Head Receptionist and Administrator. Annie joined Phillips in 2013 after spending over 3 years with Travelex as a Travel Money consultant, having previously worked for House of Fraser.
Did you know? Annie enjoys shopping and going on foreign holidays and regular visits to see relatives in Alabama USA.
Laura Hicks - Assistant Administrator
Mini Bio: Laura has been with Phillips since July 2015 having previously worked in the hospitality industry. Laura works alongside Annie dealing with daily administration duties and covering reception when needed.
Did you know ? Laura has been on the longest zip wire in Europe, which also happens to be the fastest in the world. Laura also enjoys holidaying abroad, spending time with family and friends and participating in adventurous or adrenaline fueled activities.
Josephine Phillips - Company Secretary
Mini Bio: Josephine provides administrative support for the Company and supports her husband Neil in the running of the company.
Did you know? Josephine enjoys gardening, decorating and walking the family Chihuahua.
Phillips Chartered Accountants and Neil in particular have been excellent, answering any questions I have and giving a cost-effective friendly service.