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David Nugent

David has worked in accountancy practice for almost 30 years, working in small accountancy practices he qualified as ACCA in 1995. He started the practice in 2001, having taken over from his father. He is obtained FCCA status in 2001. David is also a qualified to carry out audit work.  The practice has since grown considerably advising many local owner managed businesses. David his built up a wide range of experience over the years in accountancy, personal tax, corporate tax, Capital Gains Tax and VAT and provides support to many different types of small business. Outside of work David’s interests are coaching his daughter’s football team, watching the best football team in Manchester, cycling, and hill walking. He is also the treasurer of his children’s school PTA Group.

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Kelly Longfield

Kelly trained with David Nugent & Co as an ACCA member and is now an FCCA member. Studying whilst working full time she has gained a wealth of experience in accountancy and tax for small owner managed business. After qualifying with us Kelly moved to a larger firm to gain more experience, since qualifying Kelly has also gained experience working in commerce and we are delighted that she has now returned to our firm on a part time basis. Kelly has built up a great deal of experience on Sage, Quickbooks, and various types of accounting software. Kelly is now studying towards a STEP diploma. 

Kelly’s interests outside of work are cycling, she is also on the member network panel for ACCA.

Leanne Cowley.

Leanne joined the firm in 2008 with no previous accounting experience, she is now an experienced AAT, and is responsible for payroll, CIS submissions, and auto-enrolement, she has also gained considerable experience on VAT returns, quickbooks packages. Over the last 3 years Leanne has gained more experience on accounts preparation, corporate and personal tax, and is now highly competent in her role.

Outside of work Leanne is kept busy looking after her two young daughters, and is an active member of a gymnasium.

Alex Brown

Alex joined the firm just over three years ago as a trainee on a part time basis. He has now completed a degree in accountancy at Edge Hill University with First Class Honours. He has now completed all 5 professional exams needed to become a qualified ACCA accountant. Since joining Alex has gained experience in VAT returns, payroll and sole trader, partnership & limited company accounts. He also has had a lot of training on QuickBooks & Xero packages which will help with cloud accounting and regularly goes out to clients to assist them with this. He is a keen and enthusiastic member of our team.

Outside of work, in addition to studying, Alex plays for an amateur football team and also enjoys going to watch the best football team in Manchester.

Anne Nugent

Anne has a great deal of experience in customer service, and provides administrative support to the practice, Anne’s role is  arranging appointments, completing annual returns, contacting client’s writing letters, and carrying out reception duties.

Anne’s interest outside of work are cycling and walking.

Shadab Iqbal

Shadab joined the firm in 2016, initially as a maternity cover, however is now a permanent, vital member of  the team. She is responsible for the payroll & CIS and the pension auto-enrolment process, alongside that she works on VAT returns, company and individual accounts. Shadab has a degree in Accountancy and has completed all of her professional exams needed to become an ACCA member. Now, she is close to gaining all of the experience needed to become qualified here at David Nugent & Co.

Outside of work, Shadab likes to watch cricket and spending time with her friends.

Sharon Preston

Sharon joined the firm in 2003 initially as a book-keeper on part time basis, she is a qualified AAT and is now a very experienced team member in all aspects of accounting, corporate tax, and personal tax. She is also very experienced on quickbooks desktop and quickbooks on line accounting software.
Sharon has developed a good working relationship with our clients. Sharon’s interest outside of work are caravanning, and DIY. Unfortunately, Sharon no longer works at David Nugent & Co but is a regular visitor.



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