InTouch Accounting

Paul Gough

Paul established InTouch with a vision to provide contractors with a modern technology based solution which seamlessly combines with the personal touch of a traditional accountancy business.

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The most valuable asset of a service business is its people. InTouch has a terrific team of bright, talented and ambitious people who take looking after their clients very seriously.

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Are you great with people? Are you willing to surpass the expected to ensure your clients are happy? If so, you might have what it takes to be part of our team.

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InTouch Katherine Thorburn

Katherine Thorburn | Client Accountant

Katherine has worked in the accountancy arena for more than 10 years advising owner managers and SME business in all sectors. The aspects of her job she enjoys the most are problem solving and talking with clients. Katherine joined the team in late Spring 2014 and is already making a valuable contribution to the office and our clients.

The desire to expand her client facing skills makes her an excellent fit for InTouch. Katherine is AAT qualified and is studying for ACCA that she hopes to complete by the end of 2015.

She ran the London Marathon in 2013 for the Army Benevolent fund and likes skiing, Rugby (Welsh- Oh.. Leigh Halfpenny to be precise!) and her boxer dogs. 

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InTouch Louise Scott

Louise Scott | Executive Assistant

Louise is bubbly, energetic and highly organised. She loves meeting new people and building strong working relationships. Louise has great experience in the recruitment sector as both a consultant and more recently managing a team of consultants. She is passionate about using her previous experience to provide a great support function to the management team, across multiple areas of the business.

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InTouch Duncan Strike

Duncan Strike | Director

Duncan is a member of the two most highly recognised UK accountancy bodies, ICAEW and ACCA. He has successfully developed accountancy businesses for many years.

Duncan was the owner and founder of Contractor Accountant specialist “Quay Accounting” (now Clearsky Accounting) until its sale a few years ago.

He is passionate about this sector and has a huge wealth of industry expertise that will boost InTouch into the top tier of contractor accountants.

Some of us have had the pleasure to work alongside Duncan before (Clare, Craig and myself) and are fully aware of the passion he brings. Duncan adds great depth to the management skills of InTouch and shares our values for client service, excellence and ambition.

His stated interests include building custom motorcycles and travelling to Barbados and he takes a special interest in supporting the great work of the Wessex Autistic Society, helping children with autistic spectrum disorders.

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InTouch Natalia Avdeeva

Natalia Avdeeva | Accounts Assistant

Natalia has always had an interest in finance from a young age. She finished her first book keeping course when she was 15. Natalia is AAT Qualified and was awarded Top AAT student in Bournemouth and Poole College (Level 2 and 3). She always strives towards perfection and has a strong desire to become a fully qualified ACCA Accountant.

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InTouch Cathryn Franklin

Cathryn Franklin | Digital Marketing Executive

Cathryn has over 10 years’ experience in Marketing, with 6 years’ experience in the financial industry. Cathryn strives to be at the forefront of the latest marketing technology and was the one of the first to introduce email marketing 10 years ago. Cathryn has helped several growing businesses, including achieving over 80% growth in revenue for one of UK’s leading companies.

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Charlie White | Client Manager

Charlie has lived in the Bournemouth area all her life. She has been with InTouch since 2012 and advising her own clients since early 2014. Charlie felt that studying AAT was the right route to take, and now has fully qualified MAAT Status. The next steps are completion of PCG accreditation and commencing to study ACCA from Autumn 2014, on her way to being fully qualified.

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Kate Herbert | Client Manager

Kate is AAT qualified and has worked with InTouch looking after contractors for four years. Since joining InTouch in 2010 her skills have continued to broaden. She said: "It was always going to be an exciting period, packed with plenty of challenges and choices"- she was not disappointed. Kate is continuing with ACCA studies and the PCG accreditation program.

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InTouch Clare Rickman

Clare Rickman | Director of Client Services

Clare Rickman has been working in the general practice arena for more than 12 years, supporting and protecting her clients portfolios. Clare maintains an energy and ambition that is constantly reflected in the way she performs her work.

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InTouch Hannah Poynter

Hannah Poynter | Client Accountant

Hannah is AAT qualified and currently studying ACCA. Her experience includes directly supporting a portfolio of clients and providing them with accountancy recommendations and dealing with HMRC on their behalf. Hannah combines this experience with the attention to detail and relaxed nature that comes naturally after a lifetime of dance and drama.

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Lucas Jakubowski | Accounts Assistant

Lucas made the bold decision to step out of the ‘normal’ university route and take advantage of his strong maths skills by joining InTouch and taking his first steps into his accountancy career. Lucas has passed AAT levels 2 and 3 with only level 4 to go. He wants to use this grounding to study for his ACCA qualification. He has gained great experience helping our clients solve problems.

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InTouch Jodie Hall

Jodie Hall | Client Accountant

In June 2010, Jodie successfully completed her AAT qualifications, and is now well on her way to being a fully qualified ACCA. She has passed 6 already and is awaiting results on 2 more. She hopes to be fully qualified by June 2016. Jodie mixes her outdoor hobbies with studying, working and cooking. A great recipe for an exciting future.

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Paul Evans | Application Support Analyst

Paul was born and raised in St Albans and following school went to the University of Sheffield. After completing a BA in Economics and Politics he went travelling in South East Asia before joining InTouch. Paul is currently completing the ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business.

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Louisa Drewett | Client Manager

Louisa has worked specifically with contractors since 2008.  Louisa thrives on helping clients with queries and ensuring that they understand how to run an effective and efficient business. Louisa is determined to make sure that clients have the personal touch they deserve. In terms of qualifications Louisa already has AAT, ATT, PCG accreditation and is soon to complete ACCA qualification.

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InTouch Carla Antonie

Carla Antonie | Client Manager

Carla brings tremendously varied experience to the team, for the last three years Carla has been entirely focused on the Contractor Accounting issues of her clients. Carla has a professional outlook, a bubbly personality and is focused on the exciting challenges facing contractors in the next few years. She is currently studying for her ATT tax qualification and is PCG accredited.

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Claire Balston | Client Manager

Claire qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2008 with a local firm of accountants and is PCG accredited.  She has been with InTouch since 2012 and is keen to listen to the needs of InTouch’s clients and responds to their questions providing timely advice in a friendly manner. Claire hopes that clients feel they can ask her any question no matter how small.

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Adam Beetham | Accounts Assistant

Adam joined InTouch having completed a Masters Degree in Finance in 2012. In August 2012, Adam decided that our ethos provides the perfect environment for him to develop his accountancy career and accepted a role at InTouch while continuing his professional training. Adam has only two papers to go before being fully qualified ACCA and is also studying for his MBA with University of Westminster –hard work!

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Alec Cormack | Director of IT

Alec is passionate about saving InTouch's clients time when inputting their accounting records into the Portal. Every opportunity is seized in order to upload information automatically, ensuring that only the essential information is typed and that, where appropriate, information can be copied forward to future transactions rather than re-keyed. Time is money after all!

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Craig Szeto | Client Manager

Craig has been working in the accountancy profession for 13 years, developing his skills in financial and tax matters. He is focused on personal service companies and is a trusted adviser to both companies and their directors. Craig understands the needs of contractors and speaks their language.

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