Simon has been working in practice since leaving school, joining Scrutton Bland as a partner in 2012. He is part of the leadership team of the firm’s Business Advisory department based out of Colchester, running a varied client portfolio, and specialises in owner managed businesses. Simon and his team work closely with their clients to help them gain a greater financial understanding of their business and their numbers and to achieve profitable growth as well as helping with working capital and resource management. Simon has a particular interest in the tech sector and works closely with Scrutton Bland’s System Advisory team helps businesses with their digital transformation journey working closely with Scrutton Bland’s System Advisory team, and Simon has good experience of delivering e-commerce solutions for his clients. Simon was instrumental in developing Scrutton Bland’s original cloud-based accounting service, recognising it was an important step to allowing businesses to have full sight of their data. Outside of business hours Simon is a keen tennis player, playing competitive tennis in the local leagues as well as being a founding member of Colchester 41 Club, part of the Round Table family. Simon is also a Trustee of Winsley’s Charity, providing Almshouse accommodation in Colchester.
Other related team members
Commercial Insurance Account Executive
Ryan works within our Insurance department as a Commercial Account Executive.
Tim heads the Colchester corporate team providing robust, relevant and supportive audit and advisory services.
Gary is a director in the Independent Financial Advice team.
Other related business advisory
Business Advisory Manager
Janice is a qualified accountant dealing with owner managed and family businesses, specialising in agriculture
Business Advisory Director
Emma is a business advisory director in our Ipswich office, looking after predominantly owner-managed businesses.
Business Advisory Assistant Manager
Jenny is a Certified Chartered Accountant with a focus on agriculture and property development.
Scrutton Bland have been helping people and businesses across the East of England with their accounts and finances for over 100 years.
Who we work with
An in-depth understanding of your circumstances, coupled with complete familiarity with current legislation and the latest technology, means we are perfectly placed to provide valuable audits and optimise your systems.