Our Team

Name: Phil Tarbun ACA

Position: Director

A young, ambitious, chartered accountant totally dedicated to saving you money! Previously working for top 100 accountancy firms, Phil was shocked at how little they helped businesses and how much they focused on fees!

With a burning desire to truly help people and business grow, Phil set up Blend and went on his own

Successfully running his business for over seven years, Phil’s branching out into new markets - studying to be a Charted Tax Advisor and compliment his charted accountancy background.

Phil loves meeting clients and helping them to maximise profit, pay less tax and reduce costs.  When it comes to business and accounting, Phil has got your back.  He’s there for you and your business when you need it most.

Phil is a father of two bright and beautiful children.  Phil is also active in the local community, raising money for charity and volunteering for his local community and social club.  As treasurer of  course!

Name: Amy Roberts BSc ACA

Position: Office Manager

AmyAmy is a maths genius have graduated with a BSc in Mathematics from Liverpool University in 2005.

Always getting ahead with numbers, Amy is a problem solver.  As such, she delights in helping business make sense of their accounts and what it means for them.

From preparing basic accounts to understating complicated formulas and management accounts, Amy’s friendly and honest approach is prized by businesses and business owners.

With a focus on accuracy and attention to detail, Amy helps businesses manage their accounts, tax and finances in a calm and timely manner. 

When not at work, Amy loves spending time with her two young boys and is also an avid reader.

Name: Richard Parker

Position: Accountant

Richard is a puzzle purist – the harder the puzzle the better!

Since his school days, Richard has always loved maths and so he brings his enquiring and analytical mind to everything he does.

Richard’s at his best when preparing and managing accounts.  He looks for patterns and insight that gives clients the edge in their business.

It’s not the numbers… it’s the meaning behind the numbers that counts and this is where Richard excels. 

Yet, Richard is a real people person too!  Clients truly value not only Richard’s attention to detail but also the honest and helpful way he advises them.

A proud family man, Richard has two children and a cat called Rubin.  In his spare time, Richard watches football and plays snooker… always looking for that new angle and puzzle to solve.

Name: Shara Ashley

Position: Accounts Assistant

Shara AshleyShara is a Blend success story, having joined the company two years ago as an apprentice.

With great skill and energy, Shara worked her way up to Accounts Assistant and now plays a key role at Blend.

From book keeping to bank analysis.  And from payroll to VAT, Shara now has a wealth of skills and experience to help businesses manage their affairs.

Often, Shara is presented with a ragbag collection of receipts from which a full set of books and accounts need to be prepared.  Never one to shirk a challenge, Shara gets stuck in and never rests until she’s finished and the client has all the accounts they need.

Shara lives locally and when she’s not accounting she looks after her Dalmatian… called Domino of course.

Name: Sue Harvey

Position: Admin and support

Sue HarveySue is the unsung hero at Blend.  Sue does all the jobs no-one else wants to do… or has the time to do.  Every office needs someone like Sue!

With her calm and hard working approach, Sue looks after her fellow colleagues and is always there to lend a hand.

Having worked at Blend for over five years, Sue is a familiar face and voice to many of Blend’s clients – being one of the first people they talk to when calling into the office or on the phone.

Always friendly and approachable, Sue enjoys helping people and making sure they have the answers they need.  And if she can’t help… she will find someone who can!

Sue is a keen craft maker and also sings in a local choir.  Sue loves spending time with her grand-children and is an all round super star helper.


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