The business is owned and managed by Amanda Bentley supported by Nicki Brockhurst on a consultancy basis. Both worked at KPMG for several years before building up the Brockhurst Davies business over the last twenty years.  They have extensive technical knowledge and a wealth of experience in accountancy and taxation work.  They are supported by qualified staff with a range of expertise and skills.

The business started in 1996 and has grown steadily since then, with a staff base of 12 taking the firm forwards. This growth has been achieved almost entirely from recommendations.
We boast a portfolio of over 800 clients; in engineering, information technology, health, leisure, retail, service and property investment sectors. We deal with Sports Governing Bodies, Charities, Companies, Partnerships, Sole traders, Individuals, Pension funds and Trusts. In addition we also provide specialist taxation advice and services to accountants who require bolt on tax expertise. We moved to our current offices in 2006, and have the capacity and professional staff base to progress the business even further in the future.


Amanda qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser in 1994 and has worked for Coopers and Lybrand in Leicester and KPMG in Nottingham. She joined Brockhurst Davies in 2000. Amanda has an excellent range of experience covering tax, accountancy and audit, dealing with clients primarily in the owner managed business sector. Her commercial experience and depth of technical knowledge supports the high quality of service we provide.




Nicki qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Grant Thornton before moving to KPMG to become a chartered Tax Adviser in 1989.  She started the business in 1996.  Nicki has worked throughout her career with family businesses and has extensive experience in providing commercial accounting and taxation advice to those businesses and their owners.




Tamzin, a member of our Senior Management Team, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2008 training with Bentley Jennison and KPMG before working in industry in technical roles. She joined in November 2013 and has since gained additional tax experience and qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor. She has worked with businesses ranging from sole traders to listed companies and the breadth of her previous roles brings strong technical knowledge and experience to the team.



Phil, a member of our Senior Management Team, qualified as a Certified Accountant in 2003, worked for Tenon and Baker Tilly in Nottingham before joining Brockhurst Davies in June 2015. Phil has primarily dealt with owner managed businesses in that time, forming first rate working relationships with numerous clients providing an all-round business advice support service. In addition to annual compliance he also specialises in management accounts and cash flow forecasts.



Abi joined in 2018 and is an Accounts Senior. She is AAT qualified, having trained at Newby Castleman. She has experience of various accounting soft-wares including IRIS, Xero and Sage providing client support on bookkeeping. She will also be assisting on payroll, company accounts, business and personal tax return preparation and other general accounting matters.



Donna joined in 2019 as an Accounts Senior from DK Rumsby & Co, where she attained her AAT qualifications. She has vast bookkeeping and management accounts experience using software such as Iris, Sage, Xero and KashFlow and will also be assisting with year-end accounts, payroll and tax returns.



Ann joined in February 2020 as an Accounts Senior. She initially trained with Ernst & Young and part qualified as a Chartered Accountant before moving into industry to a hands on commercial finance role. Ann has many years experience in management accounting, budgeting, pricing and year end accounts preparation.



Suzanne joined in 2010 and is our office manager. She has a wide range of experience in all aspects of administration, secretarial and personal assistant expertise gained in a variety of companies.

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