- Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
- Corporate audit and accounts including consolidations
- Corporate tax planning and compliance
- Advice regarding Research & Development (R&D),Tax credits and Patent Box Relief
- Management accounts compilation/review
- Business advisory including succession planning
Allan trained with an East Sussex practice before joining Gatwick based firm Sterling Milne, in 1996, he was appointed a partner in 2000. In October 2007 Sterling Milne merged with Kreston Reeves and Allan became a partner in the enlarged practice.
Allan was integral in the recent relocation of the Gatwick office to Manor Royal Business District, the biggest business park within the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the South East’s premier mixed activity employment hubs.
Allan works with a wide range of owner managed businesses; looking after their accounts, audit and tax requirements as well as their personal tax needs and is often a “sounding board” for his clients, providing impartial advice.
Allan is highly respected in the property and construction, and manufacturing sectors. He is also a member of the Sussex Chamber of Commerce Manufacturing & Engineering Steering Group. His experience and insight help clients optimise their performance, project planning and improve reporting.
A special interest of Allan’s is working with clients to improve their business reporting and investigations to make sure they are aware of, and claim where appropriate, relevant reliefs, for example Research and Development (R&D), Apprenticeship initiatives and Patent Box Reliefs.
Allan enjoys spending time with his family. He is the Chair of Governors at his local Primary School and also the Treasurer of a charity that raises funds to improve the School’s facilities.