Meet the People

We have a team of experienced accountants, specialist professionals and support staff, giving us a broad base of expertise, together with the flexibility to provide a range of services which are tailored to our clients’ individual requirements.

Tony Cooney

Tony Cooney FCCA ACA CTA

Tony is a director of Ashworth Treasure and looks after a small number of successful owner managed businesses.

Being a member of both major UK accounting bodies together with holding the prestigious Chartered Institute of Taxation qualification, Tony is well placed to advise on both accountancy and taxation issues.


Tony has spent the last 20 years advising his clients on their businesses and takes a very commercial view in order to assist them in improving profitability and, at the same time, is able to use his specialist tax knowledge to ensure that tax planning opportunities are exploited.

In keeping with the Ashworth Treasure ethos Tony gives down to earth, straight talking advice.

Jeremy Hale

Jeremy Hale BA (Hons) FCCA

Jeremy joined Ashworth Treasure in 2000 and is responsible for a portfolio of owner managed limited companies and sole traders, covering a wide range of industry sectors including retail, wholesale, manufacturing and pharmacies.

In addition to the preparation of statutory accounts and tax returns, Jeremy is able to assist clients with the preparation of VAT returns, bookkeeping and monthly or quarterly management accounts.

Richard Ingle

Richard Ingle FCA CTA

Richard is one of the founding partners of Ashworth Treasure, having acquired the practice in 1983.

After qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1980, Richard specialised in taxation for several years, gaining admission to the Institute of Taxation in 1982.

Richard now looks after a portfolio of corporate clients, and is regularly involved in company restructuring and strategic planning issues.

Victoria Reynolds

Victoria Reynolds ACA FCCA

Victoria qualified with Ashworth Treasure in 2004 and now holds both the major UK accounting qualifications. In 2007 she became the youngest Director at Ashworth Treasure, continuing to become a shareholder in 2010.

Victoria manages a portfolio of mainly corporate clients concentrating on SME’s and audit assurance engagements. She provides all her clients with a practical, personal, ‘hands-on’ approach.

Victoria also specialises in IT, dealing with the practice’s IT and assisting clients in the development of their accounting systems and software.

Clair Holden

Clair Holden ACA

Clair qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1997. She joined Ashworth Treasure in July 2006 as a senior manager.

Clair manages a portfolio of predominately small/medium sized owner managed businesses, assisting clients in the areas of accounts, audit and general business advice.

Clair specialises in charities and solicitor accounts rules, but her real passion lies in helping new start-up businesses to succeed.

John Physick

John Physick CTA

John joined Ashworth Treasure in 1999 having originally been with HM Revenue & Customs. On leaving the Revenue, John joined one of the top five international accountancy firms during which time he qualified as a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.

John specialises in personal tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax and deals with the majority of the practice’s personal and trust tax clients.

John has written articles for the Institute’s own magazine as well as lecturing on training courses and seminars for our clients.

Jemma Bunce

Jemma Bunce ACCA

Jemma joined Ashworth Treasure in November 2007 and qualifed as a member of the Association of Chartered Accountants in September 2009.

Jemma’s role at Ashworth Treasure consists of accounts preparation, management accounts and day to day client management. She is also part of our Audit team.

Amanda Hague

Amanda Hague

Amanda Hague joined the team in June 2008.

Amanda specialises in bookkeeping for a number of our larger clients. She manages her own portfolio, travelling around to all her clients, providing a personalised touch.

Jane Nicholson

Jane Nicholson

Jane has been a member of the team at Ashworth Treasure for 30 years.

She is usually the first point of contact a client has with Ashworth Treasure. She also co-ordinates the administration side of the practice. Jane has a welcoming and professional approach to her work that makes clients feel at ease.

Natasha Johnson

Natasha Johnson

Natasha provides assistance to clients who prefer not to get involved with the hassle of payroll, PAYE and RTI reporting. Always maintaining a helpful and confidential approach, she can assist clients with all aspects of their employee payroll and payment issues.