Our 100 strong team includes 8 partners and a mix of home-grown talent and senior advisers who’ve joined us from the ‘Big 4’ and national firms.

We’re passionate about getting things done. Our clients’ interests come first so you can be confident that you and your life goals are in safe hands.

Sagars culture & values

Our culture is who we are. It shapes our strategy, not the other way round. We believe that our 7 values should be reflected in everything we do… including how we interact with each other, our clients and the wider community.

Our wealth of expertise

Chartered / Certified Accountants
Members of the Society of Trusts & Estates Practitioners
Chartered Tax Advisers


Chris Jones

Managing Partner

Chris specialises in advising owner-managed businesses and their stakeholders and also advises a significant number of pension schemes, not-for-profit and charitable organisations.

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John Beevers

Professional Practices Partner

A Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser and an ICAEW Solicitors’ Special Interest Group committee member, John specialises in advising growing businesses and professional practices.

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Kate Naylor

Business Tax Partner

Kate spends a lot of time working with businesses and their owners on tax strategies and mitigation, which includes looking at the business and its structure, through to the owners personal tax situation and their longer term goals and plans.

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Ali Jones

Consulting & Corporate Finance Partner

Ali provides strategic business planning, consulting and corporate finance advice and support to SMEs, professiona practices and not-for-profits.

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Fergus Beadle

Private Clients Partner

Fergus has a wide range of experience in advising a mixed portfolio of clients ranging from individuals seeking personal tax and trusts advice to companies requiring accounts and corporate tax planning assistance.

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Kevin Hoult

Audit & Assurance Partner

Kevin is an FCA qualified accountant with lots of experience in dealing with owner-managed businesses. He works with the business client team at Sagars, looking after a portfolio of diverse clients with a focus on larger companies and complex groups.

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Susan Seaman

Charities & Not-for-Profits Partner

Susan provides audit, accounting, taxation and business advisory services to small and medium sized limited companies, pension schemes, charities and not for profit organisations.

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James Hunt


A qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Taxation Adviser, James manages a mixed portfolio of business clients, providing solutions to clients’ challenges and supporting them to achieve their goals across audit, accountancy, taxation and business advisory services.

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Margaret Middlemass

Lucy Jenkins

Adrian Gill

Katherine Woodcock

Joel Topham

Jeremy Wright

Alison Hirst

Alistair Walshaw

Helen Wilkinson

Helen Daniels

Helen Furniss

Hannah Stocks

Asmah Mahmood

Elise Crowther

Bev Holroyd

Caroline Cummings

Claire King

Emily Harrison

Tracy Jamal

Jessica Wilkinson

John Burgess

Kelly Ayton

Lizzie Roberts

Neil Banks

Olivia Robinson

Ovita Virdee

Paul Mitchell

Pippa Powell

Rich Carrick

Sharon Ryan

Steve Roberts

Tom Andrew

Tom Herne

Tom Purves

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Are you Dedicated, Hardworking, and Fun? Join Us!

At Sagars, we’re in it together. Everyone has an equally important role to play in our team. It is not about who you are, but what you do that counts…