- Agriculture + Rural Business
- Owner managed businesses
- Associate of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
- Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians
- Agricultural specialist
- Business tax planning
- Business management, development and succession planning
- High net worth individuals and tax planning
- Inheritance and capital gains tax planning
Mike joined Kreston Reeves in 1989 as a trainee Accountant and progressed on to qualify as a Chartered Accountant in 1995. Mike became a partner with the firm in 2001.
Mike is a committee member of the ICAEW Farming & Rural Business Special Interest Group and was appointed Chairman of the group in January 2015. He is also a member of the tax faculty.
Since joining the firm in 1989, Mike has worked with and developed a client portfolio primarily of owner managed businesses (both Corporate and Non-Corporate), with clients including farming businesses and estates, manufacturing businesses, shipping and petrol retailing, property developers and estate agents. Mike’s client portfolio includes owner managed companies with turnovers in excess of £50 million.
Involvement with this type of client portfolio has developed into advising owner managed businesses and high net worth individuals on a wide range of areas including advising on all aspects of business structures and management, business succession, income and capital taxes mitigation and inheritance tax planning including family trusts.
Being a past chairman of his local hockey club, Mike is a keen hockey player and also a regular on the squash court. Mike also holds a number of honorary treasury and trustee positions for local charitable organisations.