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The Morris & Co Franchise Team

Based in Cheshire Oaks Business Park in Ellesmere port, the franchise Department offers a wealth of accounting and commercial experience with over twenty years experience in the franchise sector.

Desirie Lea QFP is the director responsible for the franchise department and has the responsibility of ensuring that all areas of the work are carried out to agreed time scales. Desirie has a number of years post qualified experience in general practice dealing mostly with small/medium sized business and start-ups. Since qualifying, Desirie has specialised in acting on behalf of franchisees and has a large portfolio of clients spread across the length and breadth of the UK. Desirie aims to ensure that her clients receive a quality personal service which is tailored to their individual business, placing great emphasis on tax planning to ensure only the absolute minimum amount of tax is paid. She is also actively involved in the provision of training seminars covering all aspects of financial accounting. Desirie is also a Qualified Franchise Practitioner on has been shortlisted in the British Accountancy Awards on two separate occasions. 

Jon Curtis heads our franchise department and is responsible for co-ordinating the processing and timely production of management information. Jon is a fully qualified ACCA accountant and has over 15 years’ experience in accountancy and business management. Jon is passionate about ensuring that clients receive high levels of customer service and is always available to respond to queries and offer help either by telephone or email. He is also able to offer advice and guidance on bookkeeping systems including Cloud based software such as Xero.

Martin Lancely qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in December 1997 and has extensive experience in dealing with the accounting needs of sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. He also regularly conducts training sessions for clients using Xero and Sage.

Support Staff

Morris & Co employ some 60 people ranging from trainees to qualified accountants and as well as various support staff.

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