We prepare accounts that tell you more. We believe in the bigger picture, and in annual accounts prepared by TBL, that’s exactly what you will see.

We use the latest technology to take data from the last one, two, or even five years of your business, and turn that into strengths, weaknesses, and objectives.

And that’s why businesses working with TBL are always facing in the right direction.

With TBL’s annual accounts service, you will get:

Meet the TBL team

Paul Stafford FCCA - TBL Partner

Paul Stafford FCCA


Paul setup TBL with Chris Humpage, and provides expert advice on gifts, trusts, estate planning and more.

Having worked in Southend most of his career, Paul qualified in 1996 and became a partner in the local office of a London firm in 1998. In 2017 Paul and Chris set up a new independent practice, TBL Accountants.

Paul has a wide and varied client portfolio, including those in the Charity sector and area where Paul has wide experience having served as trustees for a number of Charities. He believes a strong open relationship in clients of all sizes achieve their objectives.

Outside of work Paul is a long suffering West Ham fan, plays Tennis( poorly!) and is a local District commissioner for Scouting

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Chris Humpage FCA - TBL Partner

Chris Humpage FCA


Chris setup TBL with Paul Stafford, and is experienced in business valuations, preparing exit strategies and more.

Chris trained with a Top 50 firm in Suffolk and qualified in 1996, he became a Partner in the local office of a London firm in 2009. In 2017 Chris and Paul set up a new independent practice, TBL Accountants.

Chris has a wide and varied client portfolio, he has a large number of clients in the motor industry. Chris believes that the most important person in his business relationship with his clients is his client.

Outside of work, assuming he is not taking one of his children to dancing or cricket, you will find Chris on a golf course, on his bike or watching cricket.

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Lisa Keith FCA - TBL Client Manager

Lisa Keith FCA

Client Manager

Lisa works with Paul Stafford in the management of his client portfolio.

Lisa is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales and a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians and has been working in practice in Southend for the last 4 years. She ensures that the firm's standards for quality are upheld and ensures adherence to deadlines.

Lisa has worked with a wide variety of clients and has a special interest in Charity accounting and has experience with solicitor’s accounts rules.

Outside of work, Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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Gary Willis - Client Service Manager

Gary Willis

Client Service Manager

Gary is responsible for managing the client portfolios of Chris Humpage and Ian Chandler.

Gary has over 35 years of experience working in all areas of accountancy, including Corporate & Personal Taxation, VAT, Payroll and Management Accounting.

When not working Gary enjoys listening to music (from his vast and eclectic collection of records & CDs), reading a good book and sampling single malts (in moderation of course).

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