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Practice Director


On graduating from the University of Hull with a Bsc (Econ), Kevin joined the local office of Price Waterhouse in 1989, qualifying as an ICAEW member in 1993. After leaving Price Waterhouse in 1995, Kevin gained further experience back in his home town of Sheffield, before taking the opportunity to “migrate” to the South and join the HB practice in 1997. Having first managed the Tax Department, Kevin progressed to Partner in 1995 and acquired the practice in 2011.


Kevin provides a range of accountancy, tax compliance and advisory services to the SME and owner managed sector. Kevin indicates “our objective is to provide a personal, quality service in a cost effective manner to the SME sector” but the ethos is to do it in a professional way of course, but with a smile upon our face”. He adds “the best compliment I ever received was a client saying you are not like other accountants”.

Outside interests

Kevin is married to Mary and they have three children, Robert, Abigail & Thomas. Aside from being a taxi driver thereto, Kevin’s free time is spent in the garden, and an occasional visit to the gym/pub depending on the day just past. He is an avid Sheffield Wednesday fan and might just spend far too much time watching and generally discussing their failings.


Practice Manager

Jennifer is a long standing member of the team, having joined the original HB practice in 1979 as a Personal Assistant, progressing to Practice Manager in 2002. Her current role aside from the day-to-day management of Hardcastle Blake, is in providing bookkeeping and in-house accountancy services to a diverse range of businesses. Jennifer enjoys promoting the practice to existing and potential clients. Her professionalism delivered in a friendly, approachable manner is her key attribute.

Jennifer is married to Dave, they have two children and two granddaughters. She enjoys, music, art and photography. Most of her spare time is spent walking and training their eight spaniels.


Administration Assistant

Mary, wife of Kevin Myers joined the practice as Administration Assistant in February 2016 after a number of years working as an Early Years Teacher. Aside from keeping Kevin in check, her time is spent bringing up their three children, Robert, Abigail & Thomas. Mary’s spare time is spent in and around her home village of Drayton Parslow, where she can often be seen walking her rescue dogs, Aldo and Clover and trying to live The Good Life.


Administration Assistant

Cath joined the team in November 2018, after working as a Manager for many years at Tesco.

Cath is married with five children and two grandsons. Cath’s spare time is spent having fun with her family, walking her dog Rex and reading an occasional good book.


Tax Return Supervisor

Clare re-joined Hardcastle Blake in October 2021. She had previously worked for the firm between 2003 and 2012. Clare works part-time from home, helping Kevin to prepare the tax returns in between school runs.

Outside Hardcastle Blake Clare spends most of her time entertaining her young daughter. But also has a passion for interior design and has spent several years renovating her entire house that was stuck in a 1980’s time warp.