Our team

Our team

Martin Rice

Martin Rice

Director

Martin began his accountancy career with a local firm in 1999, realising a passion for figures and working closely with business owners.  He immediately trained … more

Helen Geatches

Helen Geatches

Director

Helen joined the practice in 2002 and became a partner eight years’ later. Before working in practice, Helen worked in the motor industry, dealing with the bookkeeping, … more

Charlene Stagg

Charlene Stagg

Senior accountant

Charlene joined the team in early 2009. She has been a fully qualified member with the AAT since 2012 and became an FMAAT member in September 2017. She has experience … more

Katie Jones

Katie Jones

Assistant accountant

Katie has worked at Stapletons since 2016 and is currently studying for her AAT qualification. She has wealth of experience producing accounts, processing payroll and … more

Chrissy Dabin

Chrissy Dabin

Assistant accountant

Chrissy joined the team in 2017. She is certified in using Xero and has experience with both cloud and desktop based accounts packages. She is currently studying level 4 of her AAT … more

Maria Ward

Maria Ward

Payroll manager

Maria joined the team in 2002 and since then has gained a depth of experience managing payroll and pensions administration for a diverse range of clients. Away … more

Donna Harvey

Donna Harvey

Assistant accountant

Donna joined Stapletons after many years working within the insurance industry. She is currently studying for her AAT Level 3 qualification and is involved with … more

Claire Linton

Office administrator

Claire joined Stapletons in April 2021 after working in retail for over ten years, bringing her enthusiasm for customer service with her. She works … more

Claire Unsworth

Assistant accountant

Having worked within industry for many years gaining bookkeeping and payroll experience, Claire decided she would like to further her career by … more