About Optima Accountancy Services

Optima Accountancy Services is a two partner practice bringing together the talents of Barry Smith and Karen Briddon who between them have over 50 years experience in the small business sector.

Barry Smith is a commercially focused business services manager and small business tax specialist.  He is expert in advising small and growing businesses on tax efficient structures and dealing with accounting and taxation compliance matters so clients can concentrate on business growth and profitability. He has considerable experience in the areas of, ‘status’ for tax purposes, IR35 and the construction industry.

Karen Briddon has many years experience dealing with family owned companies over a wide range of commercial activities. She has helped many clients take the first steps in establishing new businesses, assisting them with company formations, advising on bookkeeping requirements and helping them through the maze of registration procedures with HMR&C be that VAT, PAYE or self assessment.

As a firm our aim is to provide you with clear and concise advice in all areas including tax planning, compliance matters and bookkeeping systems to enable you to grow your business confident that we are there to support you in a friendly, professional and affordable way.

If you would like to see what we can do for your business please see our Contact Us page or telephone 01462 429770 for a FREE no obligation meeting