When it comes to managing your people, TBL provides flexible employment support at a fraction of the costs of an in-house HR team. Working with solicitors and consultants, we promote best practice when it comes to keeping your employees safe, and you compliant with the law.
Paul Stafford FMAAT FCCA MInstLM
Paul set up 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 - an 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. Paul is a registered auditor authorised to execute statutory audits for UK registered companies and charities.
Outside of work, Paul is a long-suffering West Ham fan, plays Tennis (poorly!) and is a local District Commissioner for Scouting.
Chris Humpage FCA
Chris set up 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, becoming 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, with 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. He is a registered auditor authorised to execute statutory audits for UK registered companies and charities.
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.
Ian Chandler FCA ATII
Ian is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor who trained locally in Southend, gained good all round experience in London before setting up in practice in Southend in 1988.
Ian specialises in family businesses with particular expertise in the recruitment, hotel, restaurant and personal service companies. He has served on the local Chartered Accountants group for many years.
Outside of accountancy, Ian is an experienced private pilot, is chairman of local flying club, former school governor and West Ham season ticket holder.