Butlers is based near Tarporley, Cheshire. It was always our vision to work together in a small business environment and we have built a wealth of experience with that goal in mind.

We currently look after a wide variety of small business clients, including:

  • Equestrian
  • Travel
  • Retail
  • Builders, plumbers, electricians and joiners
  • Property
  • Consultancy
  • Healthcare and midwifery

About John

John has over forty years experience as a Chartered Accountant. His early career was in practice in London and the Midlands working with small business clients as well as larger companies and audit. Later John spent many years in senior financial roles and directorships in Logistics and Distribution, before joining forces with his daughter to form Butlers.

John brings his expertise in understanding the day to day real life requirements of a small business owner to Butlers. He understands the routine and compliance issues you face as a business owner and how much these issues can distract from what’s important to you – making your business a success.

With John’s years of experience in the heart of successful businesses, he brings his skills in building straightforward systems to help save your time and money. His experience of accounting, tax and VAT issues from the inside enables him to understand your needs and recognise how best to help you.

John lives in Tarporley and enjoys golf and spending time with his two granddaughters. He is actively involved with Helsby Golf Club.

About Laura

Laura trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG and qualified in 2002. With her true interest lying with small businesses, Laura moved into a small practice where she gained valuable experience as a client manager.

Laura brings her expertise in small business and small company accounting and tax issues to Butlers. She has experience across a wide variety of business sectors from vets to funeral directors. Laura has worked extensively with sole traders, partnerships and small companies, always respecting that at the heart of each lies a dedicated entrepreneur with a vision for their business.

Laura combines her strong equestrian background with her accountancy and tax knowledge to lead Butlers’ Specialist Equestrian Business Service. Laura has many years experience in the equine industry and uses this experience to understand the particular needs of the equestrian business owner.