AN INNOVATIVE ACCOUNTANCY &BUSINESS ADVISORY FIRM
SAVE COSTS & REDUCE TAX
Using our specialist knowledge and understanding of the financial issues that impact your business, we spend time proactively looking at ways to save costs, as well as helping you to save tax where possible.
KEEP YOU COMPLIANT
We handle compliance for you, leaving your valuable time free to concentrate on running and growing your business instead of getting bogged down with paperwork.
We understand that one size doesn’t fit all. Our services and solutions are uniquely tailored to your specific requirements and circumstances, with complete commitment to ensuring your objectives are achieved.
Wood, Hicks and Co. has been Gosport’s trusted chartered accountants since 1976 – tailoring accountancy, taxation and business solutions to help small and medium-sized businesses thrive.
We’re well-known in the local area for our personable and professional service, with our team ensuring you’re not just another number. This allows us to free up your time so you can concentrate on what you do best.
Our proactive and tailored approach means that we can meet the needs of our clients and allow them to remain functional, compliant, and profitable. We aim to boost our clients’ bottom line and help them to make the right decisions both now and for the future.
Wood, Hicks and Co. are authorised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and are an approved training office.
Meet our hard working and pro-active experts who work with you to achieve your goals.
David started as a trainee with us and went on to qualify as a chartered accountant before becoming a director of the firm.
When David isn’t taking care of his client portfolio, he oversees the day to day running of the practice and ensuring everything is running smoothly.
Outside of work, David enjoys playing football (when he’s not injured), working on his new house and not indicating in his BMW.
Personal Tax Specialist
Mike is a keen photographer and former proprietor of an independent camera store. Due to his experience of running a business he is business minded and enjoys helping clients get their personal tax affairs in order.
Mike is our Personal Tax Manager, and, as such, has a lot of knowledge and experience across the many areas of personal tax and self-assessment.
Outside of work, Mikes enjoys craft beer, photography and weekend festivals.
Having conquered the science world with a degree and a masters, Andy’s next challenge is conquering the world of accountancy.
Andy is progressing well in his training as a chartered accountant and has recently gotten married, so to say he enjoys a challenge is an understatement!
Outside of work, Andy enjoys playing football, watching documentaries and returning parcels for his wife.
Peter is one of two directors that we are proud to say started as a trainee with us. After qualifying as a chartered accountant, he was soon appointed as a director of the firm.
When Peter isn’t working on benefiting his clients, he oversees the day to day running of the firm, helping to ensure everything runs smoothly.
Outside of work, Peter enjoys craft beers, leaving carnival swings too early and swimming.
Accountant/Support Services Manager
After completing a placement year at IBM and graduating from the University of Portsmouth with a degree in Accounting & E-Business, Brendan quickly became our resident IT specialist.
Brendan is a qualified tax advisor and has gained a wide level of experience in accountancy and various taxes, having worked with multiple companies, sole traders and partnerships (some say he’s the Swiss Army Knife of the Accountancy World).
Outside of work, Brendan enjoys travelling, photography and water sports.
Helen is the second longest serving member of staff at the firm, and has been our Office Manager for many years.
Helen is highly organised and efficient, ensuring the firm’s books are well maintained as well as whipping the rest of the staff into shape.
Outside of work, Helen enjoys travelling, socialising and spending time with her new family.
Geoff is a director and longest serving member of the firm. He has a vast amount of experience across many areas of tax and accountancy.
Geoff specialises in high level accounting and tax issues, as well playing a key role with a few of our charity clients.
Outside of work, Geoff enjoys gardening, spending time at his holiday home in Italy and chess game theory.
After leaving university with a degree in accounting and finance, Massimo joined Wood, Hicks & Co. and quickly integrated with the team. As you would expect from a man with Italian heritage, he is flamboyant, charming and charismatic.
Massimo has recently qualified as a chartered accountant and is keen to develop further in his career. He has a broad breadth of experience across many accounting and tax areas.
Outside of work, Massimo enjoys eating out, playing football and any other sport he can sink his teeth into.
Harry was hired as an apprentice and forms part of our goal to create and nurture young talent who adhere to our values and grow with the firm. He has settled in well, and as part of his role is reception based Harry knows many customers on a first name basis.
Harry is currently studying towards both his accountancy qualification with the AAT, and his driving licence (if you would like updates on when to avoid the roads, please let us know).
Outside of work, Harry enjoys gaming, sailing and playing pool.
Today’s business environment is fast moving, complex, and highly competitive. Business owners need the support of professionals who provide on-time, effective solutions to help their business move forward.
Our team of reliable, approachable, and proactive accountants who will do more than just respond to your needs but work alongside you to help you succeed.