R Stride & Co
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The Team at R Stride & Co Accountants

Robin Stride FMAAT
Robin Stride FMAAT

Robin is the senior partner and qualified with the AAT in 1988 whilst working for Chartered accountants in Leeds. He became a Fellow Member of the association in 1995 when his own business was in full swing. Robin spent two valuable years in industry before establishing R Stride & Co LLP in Harrogate. With his solid computer background at Wolverhampton Robin has used these skills to bring not only his business into today’s high technology age but also his clients businesses into the 21st century. His huge range of skills have helped with a wide diversity of clients and problems.

Donna Stride BA (Hons)
Donna Stride

Donna is a partner in R Stride & Co and was fundamental in starting the business together with Robin.

Prior to 1995 when the business was formed she trained in two other accountancy practices developing skills in the small to medium business sector.

Her experience now is focused on Sole traders and small limited companies and deals with those tricky sets of books that clients provide in order to get some meaningful accounts prepared.

Kath Illingworth MAAT
Kath Illingworth MAAT

Kath is the overall office manager for R Stride & Co LLP

Since February 2017 she has been promoted to Tax Manager and will be responsible for looking after the tax aspects of your tax return. Any tax matters please speak to her.

Kath is a fully qualified accountant and has vast experience in all areas of accountancy and tax. Kath will be your person if you need clarification on any aspects of your tax affairs, from questions relating to tax, to tax credits, to when is it payable.


Linda Lamb
Linda Lamb

Linda has vast experience in the driving instructor industry and spends 100% of her time looking after these clients. Linda will be preparing your accounts from the information you provide, and in charge of the overall team.

She will be the first port of call for you as a driving instructor requiring any question relating to setting up, book keeping, accountancy and proceedures.


David Downey
David Downey


Maria Bolam
Maria Bolam

Maria has been with us since 2008 with vast experience dealing with VAT and spends 100% of her time looking after these clients.

Maria will be preparing your returns and submitting to HMRC on your behalf from the information you provide.

She will be the first port of call for you to deal with any VAT enquiries, book keeping, accountancy and procedures.

Peter Moore
Peter Moore

Peter is new to the business in February 2017 and is our payroll manager and front of house. Although you may not come across him in respect of his payroll and wages "hat" you may speak to him, as he generally answers the phone.  He has a wealth of knowledge and has access to our in house database so he would be your first port of call on any general questions.


Ivan Prok

Ivan is the newest member of the team after joining in August 2017 after completing his AAT qualification. Ivan will be dealing with driving instructors overseeing new clients joining us as well as preparing accounts and working on your tax return.


Steve Ellis

Steve has been with R Stride & Co since September 2015. Following a long and successful banking career, principally supporting business and commercial clients, Steve applied for and was given early retirement. Steve has known Robin since 2001 and both had developed  a trust and confidence in each other’s Skills, as a result Robin sought to bring him in to R Stride & Co on a part time basis to assist our clients in developing their businesses and increasing profitability. The full range of services that Steve can provide can be seen at: http://sebiz-solutions.co.uk/


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