R Stride & Co Accountants

The Team

Overall there are 9 staff in the office, but below are the main contacts

 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.  Spending two valuable years in industry before establishing R Stride & Co LLP in Harrogate.  With a solid computer background at Wolverhampton these skills brought the business into todays high technology business that we have today.

His huge range of skills helps with a wide diversity of clients and has specalised in the driver instructor industry for the past 20 years.

Robin will be in overall charge of your accounts and tax affairs and personally finalises and reviews the work before sending out to clients



 Linda Lamb

Linda has vast experiance 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.



 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 experiance 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.



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.